PolyDyne™ ground rubber compound produced from end-of-life tires provides compound cost savings, lower cost compound options, reduced landfill costs and supports circular and sustainable materials use
Lehigh’s technically advanced Micronized Rubber Powder (MRP) PolyDyne™, is used in a wide range of applications including passenger OEM and replacement passenger, truck, bus, agricultural, motorcycle and OTR. In addition, PolyDyne™ is used in a variety of tire compounds including traditional carbon black, low rolling resistance silica based and natural rubber.
PolyDyne™ is currently being incorporated into tires around the world, including North America, Europe, Asia and South America. To date, over 500+ million tires have been manufactured using Lehigh’s micronized rubber powder. Seven of the top ten tire companies use PolyDyne™ over 40 plants in 15 countries.
Cost reduction product, reduces raw material costs by up to 30 percent while maintaining performance and safety
Sustainable and renewable material in a circular process
Improved performance in targeted product applications
What Tire Companies Are Saying About PolyDyne™
INNOVATE TO WIDEN OUR LEAD IN PRODUCT AND SERVICE PERFORMANCE
Contribute to the development of a circular economy by increasing the percentage of renewable or recycled materials in our tires to 30%.
Recycled Ground Rubber
Made from ground-up post consumer tires, it contributes to 5% of the tread compound in the Ecopia Tire
We have a number of efforts going on in that direction[sustainability]. One of them is to recycle rubber. We are already using recycled rubber.
- Goodyear Chief Technical Officer, Jean-Claude Kihn
Percent usage of recycled rubber doubled between 2008 - 2016.
Source: Yokohama 2015 CSR Report
Our new eco-friendly tires, "ENASAVE 100"-the world's first* tires to be 100% free of fossil resources such as petroleum or coal.