Rayon is still the material of choice for ultra-high performance tyres and is the only bio-based fibre used in such end-uses on a large scale.
Glanzstoff Industries has now developed Viscord CS3 HM – a high-modulus, high-tenacity rayon reinforcement yarn that offers improved handling properties compared with standard “super 2” tyre cord and has been approved for use in UHP tyres.
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