Product Specification: Tyre Rubber

Tyre RubberTyres vary in the amount and types of elastomers used in their construction depending on the application.

They also vary in the amount of metal and fibre used.

Other additives such as sulphur, silica etc are also present but for the most part a typical European tyre will contain:

Ingredient Percentage by weight
Elastomers (NR, SBR, BR) 45-50%
Carbon Black 20-25%
Metal  12-25%
Textile (polyamide, polyester) 5-10%
Process oil 5-15%
Fillers and curatives 5-10%