Nexen Tire Reveals Sustainable Material Demonstration Tire

Nexen Tire Reveals Sustainable Material Demonstration Tire

Nexen reveals its demonstration tire is made of up of 52% sustainable materials.

Nexen Tire America unveiled a demonstration tire composed of 52% sustainable materials. The tire maker said its experts used current and emerging technologies to engineer sustainable tires and create the demonstration tire.

The tire is made up of 44% renewable materials, including natural rubber, bio-based synthetic rubber and silica derived from rice husk waste residue. Nexen said another significant feature of the tire is that it’s made of 8% recycled materials using polyester cord formed from recycled plastic PET bottles and bead wire derived from scrap iron using an electric arc furnace.

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