Products On Show


Innerliner material for maximized performance
ExxonMobil Chemical Company

Discover how to quickly and affordably produce high-performance tires that meet the challenges of today’s evolving demands with Exxpro 3563 specialty elastomer, at Tire Technology Expo 2020.

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Liquid rubber made from sugar cane
Kuraray

Kuraray will present a range of new liquid rubber grades at Tire Technology Expo 2020, with a special focus on its bio-based Liquid Farnesene Rubber (L-FR), offering co-crosslinking, improved grip and greater sustainability.

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Fatigue crack growth testing module
Metravib

Metravib will present various customized testing machines dedicated to crack growth testing at Tire Technology Expo 2020 – plus a new fatigue crack growth module that can be added to a dynamic mechanical analyser to deliver a non-operator-dependent, highly accurate and cost-effective advanced testing method.

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Winter tire testing services
Applus IDIADA

Applus IDIADA has widened its range of tire testing and engineering services to include the recreating of extreme winter driving conditions at Test World in Ivalo, 300km north of the Arctic Circle in the Finnish Lapland – the latest available location for IDIADA’s customers to run tire dynamics testing and characterization of specific parameters of tire behaviour.

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Connecting tires to their ecosystem
Michelin

As the only part of a vehicle in contact with the ground, the tire has the potential to provide unique and plentiful information throughout its entire life. Using RFID technology, Michelin makes tires that communicate by linking them to a more global ecosystem, to create infinite potential for innovations and added value for customers.

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Hydraulic curing press
SinoARP

SinoARP will present its new fourth-generation GENIV hydraulic curing press, suitable for a 45-52in size range. The GENIV press distinguishes itself with a very small footprint and a short dry-cycle time.

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Bladder production expertise
MAE Industria Gomma

MAE Industria Gomma (M.I.G.) will showcase its bladder production expertise in Hannover in 2020. The Italian company is well known in the retreading industry, with more than 25 years’ experience in the production of curing bladders. M.I.G. is also available as a partner for new tire companies seeking external bladder supplies.

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Updated automatic tire grading line
Hofmann

Hofmann is introducing its updated automatic tire grading line at this year’s show. The line consists of the company’s tire uniformity machine, which includes a new electronic measuring capability and graphical user interface, combined with a proven dynamic balancing machine.

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Silica from rice husk ash
Oryzasil Silicas

Oryzasil Silicas Naturais SA produces conventional, highly dispersible and functional silicas (SiO2) from its dedicated plant in Brazil.

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Automated conicity striping and highpoint marking
Pioneer Industrial Systems

Supplying tires to OEM accounts brings unique processing challenges. They must first be measured and pass the uniformity requirements; then, using the data on each tire, they must be sorted and marked for conicity and highpoint. In many cases, the conicity stripe is done manually using crayons. The car manufacturer relies on these markings to mount the tire/wheel assembly in a manner that optimizes ride performance.

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Larger in-line slitter
Mondon

French machinery manufacturer Mondon will reveal a larger in-line slitter at Tire Technology Expo 2020. The company has enlarged its patented in-line slitter with a bigger FSL-1000 model, offering more capacity to rewind cut narrow tapes up to 800mm in diameter.

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Performance polymers
Versalis

Versalis will display Solution SBR (Europrene SOL R for enhanced tires) and the latest generation of Nd-BR (Europrene Neocis), which offers outstanding processability, at Tire Technology Expo 2020.

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Tire marking dot
Koenig & Bauer Coding

Koenig & Bauer Coding will present its new LTAperform tire marking point at Tire Technology Expo 2020 in Hannover. The new tire marking dot combines the beneficial properties of well-known LTA and foil for hot-stamping marking.

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New processing promoter
Lanxess

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess has expanded its Aktiplast PP product range – processing promoters for polymer blends – to include a variant based on vegetable raw materials. It is used in the manufacture of rubber articles such as molded and injection-molded articles of all kinds, and for tire compounds.

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A new S-SBR technology
JSR

JSR has implemented its proprietary synthesis technology to develop a new styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) with significantly improved mechanical strength, wear resistance and durability compared with conventional SBR.

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New bio-based plasticizer
Orgkhim

Orgkhim will present Phytonorman, a new range of non-carcinogenic bio-based plasticizers created using renewable feedstock to replace fossil-based raw materials.

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High-yield tire labeling machine
Albeniz

Albeniz, a global leader in printing and application systems, will highlight its latest innovation, AST 4.0, designed to meet the requirements of growing automation and flexibility in tire factories.

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Smartphone-enabled tire scanning
Anyline

Anyline will debut its new tire scanning technology at this year’s Tire Technology Expo. With its range of scanning solutions for web and mobile platforms, customers can now capture information printed on tire walls with just a smartphone.

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Complete data integration
Pepperl+Fuchs

Pepperl+Fuchs, a leader in industrial sensor technology, will display its Sensorik 4.0 portfolio of intelligent sensors, designed to enable tire manufacturers to leverage data across all information levels.

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A new benchmark in splice measuring
HF TireTech Group

HF TireTech Group will launch the HF Q GUARD, which it claims sets a new benchmark in splice measuring, at Tire Technology Expo 2020.

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Electronic tire wear warning
Fyster

Tire tread depth indicators have been around for a long time, but most drivers never bother to check them. Cue the Fyster tire tread sensor.

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Automatic turret winder
Spoolex

In addition to its range of slitter-rewinders and spooling machines, Calemard – the converting equipment division of Spoolex – will present its patented in-line continuous processes and loading, conveying and unloading solutions.

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Automated solution for tire handling and dispatching
Pesmel

Material handling specialist Pesmel will be showcasing TransTire, the latest innovation in tire handling and dispatching.

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Rubber reworker
UTH

At Tire Technology Expo 2020 UTH will present its TRP Reworker System.

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Automated tire marking inspection
Numetrix Technologies

The Numetrix Technologies First Cured Tire Inspection (FTI) system performs automated inspection of all stamping characters and art features on PSR, LTR and TBR tire sidewalls.

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Better tire footprint measurement
Fka

Up until recently, FTire models were usually parameterized based on a series of static footprint measurements for the data about geometry and tire design.

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Laser measurement
Micro-Epsilon

Micro-Epsilon is offering a complete tire inspection system that checks the entire surface in less than a second.

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Tire inspection
CyXplus

Stop by CyXplus’s booth to discover the company’s updated range of tire inspection equipment. The latest addition to the line-up is the OTRX-1, an x-ray machine for small OTR tires.

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Central intelligence for your tire factory
Cimcorp

A tire manufacturing plant can make huge efficiency gains by making sure all parts of the factory and all departments are perfectly tuned into each other.

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Track tires using RFID
Fineline

Fineline will be demonstrating how it can track tires – OTR tires in particular – throughout the production process, with RFID.

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Tread measurement
GL Messtechnik

The TriScanTire laboratory system from GL Messtechnik offers precise absolute measurement of the complete tread surface.

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Thickness measurement and flaw detection
Starrett-Bytewise

At this year’s expo, Starrett-Bytewise will introduce the new Calender Gauge+Flaw System (CG+F). This dual-purpose in-line system measures thickness and width, and performs flaw detection on gum calenders to help tire manufacturers ensure the highest quality.

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Rubber marking
REA JET

The latest inkjet and laser marking systems for tires will be on display at REA JET’s booth. The company will be presenting its new generation of large-character inkjet printing systems.

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Extend the lifetime of curing bladders
Schill & Seilacher “Struktol”

Schill & Seilacher “Struktol” will use Tire Technology Expo and Conference as a platform to highlight its new reactive polymeric plasticizers called Struktol HT 815 and 820.

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Bladder release coating
Münch Chemie International GmbH

Münch Chemie International has developed a new ready-to-use permanent bladder release coating.

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Specialty chemicals
LANXESS Deutschland GmbH BU Rhein Chemie Additives

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess will present the latest developments from its Rhein Chemie business unit.

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Modified silica expertise
Behn Meyer Europe GmbH

A special focus for Behn Meyer Europe at this year’s Tire Technology Expo will be surface-modified silica for optimized processing and best properties of silica tire compounds.

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Naphthenic rubber oils
Nynas AB

To support the shift away from mineral oil and help tire manufacturers meet sustainability goals, Nynas has expanded its NYTEX tire oil range with the BIO 6200, a high-performance product based on a renewable feedstock stream.

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Pure monomer resins for increased efficiency
RÜTGERS Germany GmbH

The RÜTGERS brand of Rain Carbon has upgraded its chemicals portfolio for rubber applications with the development of highly compatible pure monomer resins that offer better wear and rolling resistance.

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Silane coupling agents
Momentive Performance Materials

Momentive will be discussing its advanced coupling agents, which can lower rolling resistance and wear without impacting tire grip or handling.

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TEA for all-season tires
Kraton Chemical BV

A new development of Kraton’s SYLVATRAXX tread enhancement additive (TEA) will be the focus of the company’s booth at Tire Technology Expo 2020.

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Recovered carbon black
Black Bear Carbon BV

The processing, reuse and understanding of recovered carbon black (rCB) has come a long way in recent years.

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Laser engraving
Lang GmbH & Co KG

The LGT-S laser from Lang is a special high-precision laser engraving machine for tire sidewall molds.

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Versatile TPMS testing antenna
Bartec Auto ID Ltd

Bartec Auto ID will be showcasing the all-new Generation3 TPMS test antenna for wheel and tire TPMS testing.

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Skilled robots
Skilled Group

Robotics company Skilled Group has come up with a brand-new design for gantry robots.

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DIL simulation
University of Naples / MegaRide spinoff company

The winner of the 2018 award for Tire Technology of the Year, MegaRide, will be showing the latest advances in its simulation solution.

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HIL simulation
MTS Systems Corporation

A new simulation technique from MTS Systems combines computational inputs from a vehicle dynamics model with data from a physical tire under test.

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Simplifying lab testing
TMSI USA

The TMSI Dynamic Footprint Machine (DFPM) makes it possible to measure the interaction between the contact patch and the roadway in a laboratory environment.

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Belt for tough environments
Intralox LLC Europe

As mixing lines become hotter, stickier and more unpredictable, conveyors can start having issues.

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Automatic dosing system
Pelmar Engineering Germany GmbH

Accurate and repeatable weighing of chemicals and additives is crucial to tire production, so to avoid human error Color Service developed a fully automatic dosing system that eliminates manual weighing.

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Laboratory tire testing
Hankook Engineering Works Co Ltd

Visit Hankook Engineering Works’ booth to find out about the company’s range of testing equipment for PCR and TBR tires.

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Mold cleaning with dry ice
Cold Jet BVBA

Cold Jet will be showcasing its automated mold cleaning solution, which uses dry ice to efficiently clean molds of all types.

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Tire building automation
MESNAC

Manufacturer of rubber machinery MESNAC has upgraded its passenger tire building machine for sizes between 13in and 24in.

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Efficient cable production
Saurer Technologies GmbH & Co KG Twisting Solutions

The fifth generation of Saurer’s CableCorder debuts several innovations to improve the production of tire cord.

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Modular conveyor system
INTERROLL (Schweiz) AG

The Modular Conveyor Platform from Interroll is tailored specifically to the needs of the tire sector.

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Ultra-precise calendering
Comerio Ercole SpA

Tire process engineers looking to add even more precision to the manufacture of technical rubberized webbing should definitely visit the booth of Comerio Ercole, which will be showcasing the Hydroshot technology included in the Hydroplus device of its calender units.

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Tire uniformity rectification
Pelmar Engineering Germany GmbH

Those looking to reduce radial force variation (RFV) in their tires should certainly stop by Pelmar’s booth, as the firm’s Tire Uniformity Rectifier can lower RFV and RFV1H values without damaging the appearance of a tire or reducing its quality through buffing.

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Crack-resistant bladders
Continental Reifen Deutschland GmbH - BF Bladders

In an effort to reduce cracks, Continental has developed the C-series curing bladders.

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Centralized quality assurance
BST eltromat International GmbH

Look out for the new and enhanced function modules for PROSolutions at BST eltromat’s booth. The modularly structured visualization and operating platform interconnects BST eltromat’s solutions for quality assurance in tire manufacturing, thus creating a closed quality assurance process.

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New hydraulic press
Uzer Makina

The booth of Uzer Makina should be particularly busy in 2020, because new announcements will just keep on coming.

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Move your tire plant into the digital age
Siemens AG

At Tire Technology Expo 2020 Siemens will be demonstrating how its portfolio of tools can increase the transparency and improve the integration of tire production.

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Factory and machine automation
Bosch Rexroth AG

Bosch Rexroth will be showing an all-new automation platform that encompasses both software and hardware solutions.

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Belting technology
Ammeraal Beltech

Belting specialist Ammeraal Beltech will show how it can provide belting solutions for every stage of the tire production process. The company’s belting materials deliver high performance for conveying and processing all kinds of rubber compounds and components.

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Laser tire cleaning and marking
4JET Technologies GmbH

Modern tires have sensitive innerliners that can become damaged during cleaning, and tire plants produce so many variations that marking the tires using stamps or molds can become a real burden. 4JET says its laser technology can be the solution to both these issues.

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