Smithers Experts to Speak on Electric Vehicle Tires and Silica Tread Compounds at Tire Tech Expo
By: Smithers Rapra
Lambillotte will present "The Impact of Electric Vehicles on Tires to YR2028" at 11:10am on March 5. This session on the first day of the expo will cover a recent Smithers market report that addresses how the growing electric vehicle market and changing mobility trends will impact many aspects of tire performance.
Dr. Jenkins is scheduled to give his presentation, "Silica Dispersion Analysis by Way of SEM/ImageJ Analysis in Laboratory Mixed PCR Tread Compounds," at 3:30pm on March 6. He will discuss data from Smithers' mixing studies related to silica dispersion in tread compounds and the benefits of intermesh mixing in improving dispersion and assessing different silicas.
Tire Technology Expo (http://www.tiretechnology-
As Vice President of Technical Consulting for Smithers Rapra, Lambillotte is responsible for product- and process-specific technical consulting activities (http://www.smithersrapra.com/
Dr. Jenkins focuses on developing and validating new testing methodologies and enhancing Smithers' material benchmarking and characterization capabilities, which involves chromatography and spectrometry (https://www.smithersrapra.com/
"The next decade promises to be one of the most revolutionary in the automotive industry, with the growth new technology and performance requirements,"
Smithers Rapra operates laboratories in North America, Europe, and Asia, covering a wide variety of materials science and engineering services from material chemistry (http://www.smithersrapra.com/
About Smithers Rapra:
Smithers Rapra has been a trusted partner of the rubber and plastics industries for over 90 years. Our business is built around delivering a complete portfolio of rubber and plastic testing services to support a wide range of industry sectors including tire, automotive, polymer products, oil and gas, medical device, pharmaceutical, transport, packaging, industrial, and consumer products. By integrating science, technology and business expertise, Smithers adds value throughout the life cycle of our clients' products. Please visit www.smithersrapra.com.
About The Smithers Group:
Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, The Smithers Group includes Smithers Apex, Smithers Avanza, Smithers Pira, Smithers Quality Assessments, Smithers Rapra, and Smithers Viscient. Each Smithers Group company provides technology-based services focused on a defined market. As a group, the diversity of market sectors and technologies provides stability and a platform for long-term growth. By integrating science, technology and business expertise, Smithers' goal is to add value throughout the lifecycle of our clients' products, by utilizing testing, consulting, information, and compliance services. All Smithers companies are known by their clients as Trusted Providers of Innovative Solutions. For more information, visit www.smithers.com.
You can reach the Smithers Rapra North America office at:
425 West Market Street
Akron, Ohio 44303