TITLE

Pneumatic polyurethane passenger car tire report

AUTHOR(S)
Benninger, Gary N.
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;9/7/2009, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that Amerityre Corp. has developed polyurethane polymers that will replace rubber in many tire applications. Polyurethane polymers is formulated in-house and remains a closely held trade secret. The Amerityre polyurethane passenger car tire successfully passed the test requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 109 in April 2004 and in November 2007 it passed the requirements of FMVSS 139.
ACCESSION #
44642104

 

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