HORGEN, Switzerland—Trinseo will highlight its latest products, including solution-styrene butadiene rubber grades, at the Tire Technology Expo 2018 in Hanover, Germany, Feb. 20-22, Hall 20, Booth 2214.
The S-SBR grades address a diverse set of market needs, balancing energy efficiency with good processability, according to a Trinseo release.
During the expo, Sandra Hofmann, technology and innovation director synthetic rubber for Trinseo, and Sven Thiele, Trinseo's research and development leader process and product development anionic, will present advanced S-SBR, butadiene rubbers, and new functionalization technologies designed to achieve low rolling resistance, greater tire safety and enhanced processability.
Feb. 20 from 2-2:25 p.m., Thiele will present "S-SBR for Energy-efficient and Safe Tires." On Feb. 21 at 9:50-10:15 a.m., Hofmann will present "Advanced S-SBR and BR: Addressing the Tire Industry Challenges."
Attendees also will receive updates on the new S-SBR pilot plant and the capacity expansion at the manufacturing plant in Schkopau, Germany.
The strategic investments in the pilot plant and manufacturing plant accelerates the time to market for new performance tire innovations, said Samer Al Jabi, Trinseo's global business director, synthetic rubber.