Linglong Tire working on China’s first 3D printed tire project

Linglong Tire working on China’s first 3D printed tire project

Chinese tire manufacturer Linglong Tire is developing the country’s first 3D printed tire along with Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT). The Chinese company has approached the additive manufacturing technique in a bid to provide a greener solution for the tire industry. Prior to this, Linglong has explored the possibilities of producing tires using dandelions and graphene as it strives for green, energy saving, high performance tire materials. China’s first 3D printed tire. Image via Linglong. Low rolling resistance The Linglong 3D printed tire is fabricated out of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) and Linglong believes this material has lower rolling […]

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