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Mama Duck is coming to Ohio. In what its website describes as the world's biggest rubber duck, "Mama Duck" will be making an appearance at the Festival of Sail, to be held July 12-15 in Sandusky, ...
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Carbon black shortfall rocks India's rubber industry
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NEW DELHI—Antidumping duties, combined with increased demand and capacity constraints, are causing a shortage of carbon black for the domestic Indian market, according to the All India...
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BKT, Kultevat collaborate on dandelion rubber development
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BHUJ, India—India's Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) has begun working with U.S. biotechnology company Kultevat Inc. to develop processing methods that would lead to the use of dandelion-...
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Analytics firm said LT tires led sluggish 2017 U.S. replacement market
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NEW YORK—Despite a unit sales decline of 3.1 percent last year, light truck tires led a sluggish U.S. consumer tire market in 2017 vs. 2016, according to the latest data issued by analytics...
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Three firms team up to improve architectural sealing
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CERRITOS, Calif.—R.D. Abbott Co. Inc. is working with two of its supplier partners to explore ways to advance architectural sealing technology.The Cerritos-based full service supplier of...
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Surge in business is a boon for commercial vehicle industry
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The commercial vehicle industry is enjoying a surge in business as the U.S. economy grows, construction projects increase and consumers buy more merchandise. For now, "trucking is enjoying a very...
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Michelin debuts new high-performance adhesive
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CLERMONT-FERRAND, France—Michelin will be leaving an old industry standard behind with some of its lines of tires later this year. After more than nine years of research and development,...
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CLERMONT-FERRAND, France—After more than nine years of research and development, Michelin is launching a new high-performance resin adhesive designed for bonding textiles. CLERMONT-FERRAND, France—After more than nine years of research and development, Michelin is launching a new high-performance resin adhesive designed for bonding textiles. $CLERMONT-FERRAND, France—After more than nine years of research and development, Michelin is launching a new high-performance resin adhesive designed for bonding textiles.
A. Schulman sets June meeting to vote on merger
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FAIRLAWN, Ohio—A. Schulman Inc. has set June 14 as the date for a special meeting for shareholders to vote on a merger agreement with global plastics, chemicals and refining company...
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FAIRLAWN, Ohio—A. Schulman has set June 14 as the date for a special meeting for shareholders to vote on a merger agreement with global plastics, chemicals and refining company LyondellBasell. FAIRLAWN, Ohio—A. Schulman has set June 14 as the date for a special meeting for shareholders to vote on a merger agreement with global plastics, chemicals and refining company LyondellBasell. $FAIRLAWN, Ohio—A. Schulman has set June 14 as the date for a special meeting for shareholders to vote on a merger agreement with global plastics, chemicals and refining company LyondellBasell.
Tekni-Plex expands medical portfolio with Dunn Industries acquisition
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WAYNE, Pa.—Tekni-Plex Inc. is expanding its capabilities in specialty extruded medical tubing by acquiring Dunn Industries Inc. Financial details were not disclosed, but Tekni-Plex said the ...
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Raw material prices still volatile
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WASHINGTON—Volatility in raw materials prices for tires and rubber goods has moderated since last year, but is far from gone, according to manufacturers and industry analysts. Tire...
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WASHINGTON—Volatility in raw materials prices for tires and rubber goods has moderated since last year, but is far from gone, according to manufacturers and industry analysts. WASHINGTON—Volatility in raw materials prices for tires and rubber goods has moderated since last year, but is far from gone, according to manufacturers and industry analysts. $WASHINGTON—Volatility in raw materials prices for tires and rubber goods has moderated since last year, but is far from gone, according to manufacturers and industry analysts.
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Published on September 10, 2014

ITEC 2014 Forensic Tire Peer Review, Paper 11: Error Analysis of Rapid Wear Estimation in Tread Separation

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In forensic analysis of tires having suffered a tread and outer belt detachement, several questions need to be resolved by the forensic analyst regarding the development of the crack system leading to the ire disablement and the amount of reapid wear over the delamination at some point prior to the tread detachment.  A model for estimation of these values was recently proposed.  That model was developed using published crack growht rates and achanges in strain energy density to estimate the rate at thwich fatigue crack proplogation develops between the steel belts in a radial tire.  This paper provides a detailed error analysis of the proplosed model.  The erorr analysis shows that the use of such a model produces tread wear rates that are essentially independent of the initial assumtipon, but that the total accumulated mileage vaires widely with hte same assumptions.  As a result of the error analysis of the model, a simplification of the model is developed.  Presented by John Daws, Ph.D., Principal Engineer, Daws Engineering.

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