English Abstract

Technologies of Materials Development and Compound Development for Winter Tire

Daisuke NOHARA
Innovative Material Technology Strategic Planning Department, Advanced Materials Division, BRIDGESTONE Corporation, kodaira-shi, Tokyo
Nippon Gomu Kyokaishi,(2021),94(8),265-270 General Review in Japanese

In this review, technologies of materials development and compound development for winter tire are summarized. Especially, implemented materials and compound technologies, which are used for tire, and relating patents are introduced. Some of those technologies about mechanism of improving grip on ice are also discussed.

Keywords: Studless Tire, Winter Tire, Ice, Materials Development, Compound Development, Friction