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Sumitomo's Richard Smallwood testifies against proposed auto parts tariffs
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WASHINGTON—Imposing tariffs on imported auto parts would harm rather than help the U.S. auto industry and American consumers, according to Richard Smallwood, CEO and president of Sumitomo...
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WASHINGTON—Imposing tariffs on imported auto parts would harm rather than help the U.S. auto industry and American consumers, according to Richard Smallwood, CEO and president of Sumitomo Rubber North America. WASHINGTON—Imposing tariffs on imported auto parts would harm rather than help the U.S. auto industry and American consumers, according to Richard Smallwood, CEO and president of Sumitomo Rubber North America. $WASHINGTON—Imposing tariffs on imported auto parts would harm rather than help the U.S. auto industry and American consumers, according to Richard Smallwood, CEO and president of Sumitomo Rubber North America.
USTMA ambassadors showcase industry in D.C.
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WASHINGTON—Anthony Jackson, a technical leader at the Goodyear plant in Fayetteville, N.C., was hard at work one day recently when he received a call to go to the manufacturing director's...
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WASHINGTON—Twelve tire industry production line and middle management workers were chosen from the member companies of the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association to represent the industry in meetings in Washington. WASHINGTON—Twelve tire industry production line and middle management workers were chosen from the member companies of the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association to represent the industry in meetings in Washington. $WASHINGTON—Twelve tire industry production line and middle management workers were chosen from the member companies of the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association to represent the industry in meetings in Washington.
Auto industry to tell Commerce Department to ditch tariff proposal
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WASHINGTON—A wide spectrum of auto interests, armed with the latest impact studies, will warn at a Commerce Department hearing July 19 that raising auto tariffs would severely harm the...
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WASHINGTON—A wide spectrum of auto interests, armed with the latest impact studies, warned at a Commerce Department hearing July 19 that raising auto tariffs would severely harm the industry and consumers. WASHINGTON—A wide spectrum of auto interests, armed with the latest impact studies, warned at a Commerce Department hearing July 19 that raising auto tariffs would severely harm the industry and consumers. $WASHINGTON—A wide spectrum of auto interests, armed with the latest impact studies, warned at a Commerce Department hearing July 19 that raising auto tariffs would severely harm the industry and consumers.
No one injured at Emerald plant following blast, fire
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AKRON—Those living and working within a half-mile radius of Emerald Performance Materials' Akron plant were evacuated shortly after 1 p.m. July 18 in response to an explosion and subsequent...
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AKRON—Those living and working within a half-mile radius of Emerald Performance Materials' Akron plant were evacuated shortly after 1 p.m. July 18 in response to an explosion and subsequent blaze that filled the air with thick plumes of smoke. AKRON—Those living and working within a half-mile radius of Emerald Performance Materials' Akron plant were evacuated shortly after 1 p.m. July 18 in response to an explosion and subsequent blaze that filled the air with thick plumes of smoke. $AKRON—Those living and working within a half-mile radius of Emerald Performance Materials' Akron plant were evacuated shortly after 1 p.m. July 18 in response to an explosion and subsequent blaze that filled the air with thick plumes of smoke.
Bridgestone to invest $12 million in Illinois tire plant
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BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—Bridgestone Americas Inc. is investing $12 million to expand off-the-road tire production at its plant in Bloomington, adding multiple sizes and patterns for 29-, 33- and...
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BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—Bridgestone Americas is investing $12 million to expand off-the-road tire production at its plant in Bloomington, adding multiple sizes and patterns for 29-, 33- and 35-inch OTR tires. BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—Bridgestone Americas is investing $12 million to expand off-the-road tire production at its plant in Bloomington, adding multiple sizes and patterns for 29-, 33- and 35-inch OTR tires. $BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—Bridgestone Americas is investing $12 million to expand off-the-road tire production at its plant in Bloomington, adding multiple sizes and patterns for 29-, 33- and 35-inch OTR tires.
Conti to revamp as holding company; eyes IPO for powertrain business
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HANOVER, Germany—Continental A.G. is planning to reorganize by 2020 into a holding company with three business sectors—rubber, automotive and powertrain—with the powertrain...
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HANOVER, Germany—Continental is planning to reorganize by 2020 into a holding company with three business sectors—rubber, automotive and powertrain—with the powertrain business being set up as an independent, publicly held company. HANOVER, Germany—Continental is planning to reorganize by 2020 into a holding company with three business sectors—rubber, automotive and powertrain—with the powertrain business being set up as an independent, publicly held company. $HANOVER, Germany—Continental is planning to reorganize by 2020 into a holding company with three business sectors—rubber, automotive and powertrain—with the powertrain business being set up as an independent, publicly held company.
Jason adds to hose program's support team
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MARCO ISLAND, Fla.—Jason Industrial Inc. said it is having success thus far with the hydraulic hose program it introduced in mid-2017, especially because it has beefed up its technical...
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MARCO ISLAND, Fla.—Jason Industrial said it is having success thus far with the hydraulic hose program it introduced in mid-2017, especially because it has beefed up its technical support team. MARCO ISLAND, Fla.—Jason Industrial said it is having success thus far with the hydraulic hose program it introduced in mid-2017, especially because it has beefed up its technical support team. $MARCO ISLAND, Fla.—Jason Industrial said it is having success thus far with the hydraulic hose program it introduced in mid-2017, especially because it has beefed up its technical support team.
Self-driving bill critics oppose maneuver to clear Senate
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WASHINGTON—Safety and consumer advocates are urging senators to reject a parliamentary maneuver to secure passage for stalled legislation governing self-driving cars by attaching it to a...
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WASHINGTON—Safety and consumer advocates are urging senators to reject a parliamentary maneuver to secure passage for stalled legislation governing self-driving cars by attaching it to a must-pass reauthorization for the Federal Aviation Administration. WASHINGTON—Safety and consumer advocates are urging senators to reject a parliamentary maneuver to secure passage for stalled legislation governing self-driving cars by attaching it to a must-pass reauthorization for the Federal Aviation Administration. $WASHINGTON—Safety and consumer advocates are urging senators to reject a parliamentary maneuver to secure passage for stalled legislation governing self-driving cars by attaching it to a must-pass reauthorization for the Federal Aviation Administration.
SUVs, CUVs may be curtailing growth of OE V-, Z-rated tires
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AKRON—The share of the U.S. original equipment and replacement tire markets held by high-performance tires—defined as H-rated and higher—has risen for eight straight years,...
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AKRON—The share of the U.S. original equipment and replacement tire markets held by high-performance tires has risen for eight straight years, according to U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association data, but growth for two classifications seems to be stalled. AKRON—The share of the U.S. original equipment and replacement tire markets held by high-performance tires has risen for eight straight years, according to U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association data, but growth for two classifications seems to be stalled. $AKRON—The share of the U.S. original equipment and replacement tire markets held by high-performance tires has risen for eight straight years, according to U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association data, but growth for two classifications seems to be stalled.
HS continues growth in North America
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DETROIT—Hwaseung R&A Co. Ltd. has come a long way since it first established operations in North America.The firm said it's doubled its automotive revenue since 2013, thanks largely to...
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DETROIT—Hwaseung R&A has come a long way since it first established operations in North America. DETROIT—Hwaseung R&A has come a long way since it first established operations in North America. $DETROIT—Hwaseung R&A has come a long way since it first established operations in North America.
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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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