- Chem-Trend® Products
- Inside Tyre Paints
- Filled Inside Tyre Paints
- Specialty Filled Inside Tyre Paints
- Unfilled Inside Tyre Paints
- Durable Inside Tyre Paints
- Outside Tyre Paints
- Tyre Mould Coatings
- Tyre Curing Bladder Coatings
- Release Agents for Tyre Retreading Applications
- Mould Coatings for Moulding Pre-cured Tread Strips
Using our vast research and development resources, we work with customers to continuously innovate, improving the final product and creating a more efficient, sustainable, and certain process.
Our team is highly experienced in the industry. Our dedicated direct sales teams, located around the world, work alongside our customers to provide solutions that are custom, complete, and provide competitive advantage.
Chem-Trend provides the tire industry with the most extensive range of release agents available for the curing/vulcanization process.
Minimise curing-related defects, optimise finished tyre appearance, extend the life of critical manufacturing components (such as curing bladders), and reduce costs in your tyre processing operations with Chem-Trend® inside and outside tyre paints, mould coatings, bladder coatings, and retreading products.
Inside Tyre Paints
Chem-Trend’s inside tyre paints provide the slip required to remove the tyre from the bladder without issue. This affects appearance and performance. Therefore, it is a vital step in the extremely complex manufacturing process.
Chem-Trend supplies the following four categories of inside paints:
- Filled inside tyre paints
- Specialty filled inside tyre paints
- Unfilled inside tyre paints
- Durable inside tyre paints
All inside tyre paints manufactured and supplied by Chem-Trend are water-based, providing solutions that are centered on health, safety and environmental (HSE) concerns.
Specialty Filled Inside Tyre Paints
Chem-Trend recently introduced a new family of high-performance water-based filled inside paints based on a unique blend of raw materials. The carefully balanced ratios of these components allow users to employ lower coating weights (compared to conventional filled inside tyre paints), which improves finished tyre appearance.
Unfilled Inside Tyre Paints
Chem-Trend pioneered the development of unfilled inside paints. These products are applied to the inside of each tyre prior to the curing process. They provide outstanding slip, required to ensure good tyre uniformity and appearance. Because they do not contain any filler, optimum tyre appearance is achieved with the inner and outer surfaces of the tyres appearing clean. Any material that is accidentally transferred to the bead face or outer sidewall of the tyre through over-spray, or by operators handling the freshly treated uncured tyres, will not visibly mark the tyre. The inner liner of the finished tyre looks extremely clean in the racks of tyre sales outlets, an important feature in many markets.
Tyre Curing Bladder Coatings
Chem-Trend’s tyre curing bladder treatments protect the working surface of the curing bladder against chemical and abrasion attack during its service life. Protecting the bladder against the high level of abrasion that occurs around the region of its surface that is in contact with the tyre’s bead areas significantly improves its service life.
Mould Coatings for Moulding Pre-cured Tread Strips
Specific water-based, semi-permanent mould treatments have been developed by Chem-Trend to help reduce the number of times a mould needs treating per shift.
Curing Envelope Coating
Chem-Trend has developed a highly innovative room-temperature curing envelope treatment with the specific aim of improving the efficiency of the tyre retreading process.
To learn more about how we have developed advanced products to address the specific challenges found in the tyre industry, contact us today.