27/01/2015

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Tire Technology Expo 2015 preview

The Tire Technology Expo 2015 offers visitors a technology showcase covering raw materials and equipment through the complete spectrum of the tyre manufacturing process as well as services. The organiser expects more than 200 exhibitors in two halls of the Koelnmesse exhibition centre. As one of the world's most important international gatherings of tyre manufacturing experts, the combined event offers visitors, exhibitors, and conference delegates an unrivalled networking opportunity within the tyre manufacturing sector, says Ukip Media & Events. Conference to focus on innovative tyre technologies The Tire Technology Conference is said to be one of the most highly regarded annual tyre conferences in the world, with attendees coming from more than 45 countries. Speakers are selected from among leading experts on tyre development and manufacturing. Delegates will have the opportunity to see presentations over three days and to learn about the latest developments, technology and the production of tyres. The conference programme comprises of more than 140 presentations in the following 15 sessions: The Robert William Thomson LectureThe tyre industry and the technology of the futureGreen tyre materials available nowNew materials for tyre compound improvementTyres - testing and property researchFrom car to earthmover tyres - designing tyres to meet the standards of futureUnderstanding tyre reinforcement materials and behaviourGreen technology and the future of the tyre industryThe evolving future of tyre textile cords and steel wireTyre manufacturing for the 'Green' worldTyre mathematical modelling - enhancing the system approachTyre physics and tyre dynamics - improved understanding leading to better tyre designLatest research in improving polymers for tyresFrom TPMS to intelligent tyres - what is the future?Extending the tyre life and value of used tyre materials Courses on tyre construction Commencing one day before the exhibition and main conference, the following seven optional short courses are offered: 42nd Tire Mechanics Short Course of the University of Akron (9 - 12 February 2014) Foundations of Rubber Behavior for Modeling Tires and Other Applications of the Queen Mary University of London (9 - 10 February 2014)Tire Mathematical Modelling Course of the Coventry University (9 - 10 February 2014)Basic Rubber Compounding Course presented by Bob Kind, Polymer Recyclers UK, and John Bowen (9 - 10 February 2014)Tire Regulations Short Course delivered by Lars Netsch, TÜV Süd (9 February 2014)Intelligent Vehicle-and-Tire Systems for Energy Efficiency + Safety of the UAB - University of Alabama at Birmingham (9 - 11 February 2014)Cords and Steel Wire: Their properties and Performance in Tires (9 February 2014). Tire Technology International Awards 2015 For the seventh time, the presentation of the "Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence” - according to the organiser, "the world's biggest celebration of endeavour in the field of tyre development and manufacturing” - will be made in Cologne, Germany, in February 2015. Trophies are presented in five main categories, with the winners chosen by an independent, international panel of tyre industry experts. The categories are: Tire Manufacturing Innovation of the YearEnvironmental Achievement of the YearTire Technology of the YearTire Industry Supplier of the YearTire Manufacturer of the Year

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