News from Notch Consulting, Inc.

December 10, 2010

Momentive promotes NXT* Silanes for low rolling resistance tires

Filed under: Silica, Tires — Notch @ 6:55 pm

Here is a video from Momentive Performance Materials detailing the utility of NXT* silanes as a means to lower rolling resistance in tread compounds. According to Momentive, NXT* silane can help tire manufacturers lower rolling resistance by improving the coupling of silica into tire tread. The tread compound then typically mills into a smooth material that is easier to process, since the silica disperses and couples easily.

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