Tires Overview

Lion Elastomers produces the world's broadest line of emulsion styrene-butadiene rubber (ESBR) including black masterbatch types. Duradene™ solution styrene-butadiene rubber (SSBR) and Diene™ polybutadiene rubber (PBR) are also available for tire applications.
  • Tire Treads
  • Liner (Inner-most layer of the tire; maintains tire pressure)
  • Bead (Non-extensible composite loop that anchors the body plies and locks the tire onto the wheel)
  • Carcass (Network of cords which give the tire its shape)
  • Retread (Remanufacturing process for tires that replace the tread on worn tires)
  • Industrial/Non-Auto Tires
  • Sidewalls

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