Continental to use recycled PET in tyres from 2022

tire production recycled pet bottlesConventional polyethylene terephthalate (PET) has long been used as a material in car tyre construction because it retains its shape even under high loads and temperatures and thus ensures safety at all driving speeds.

To conserve valuable resources in tyre construction, tyre maker Continental plans to use reprocessed polyester yarns derived from recycled PET bottles in the production of carcasses for its tyres from 2022.

For the full story, see the September 2021 edition of MobileTex.