Chemistry of Motorcycles and Cars: Lighting Fires that Move Tires

October 24, 2013 

A car engine

When it comes to speed, cars are all about the chemistry! Learn about advances in fuel formulation and tire polymers that are used for the raceway and roadway. Dr. Terry Hogan, Dr. John Manka and Dr. Matt Crowe share how these new concepts allow for better lubrication, fuel economy, and handling.

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What You Will Learn

  • Polymer technology utilized in tires.
  • Impact of strain induced crystallization on rubber properties.
  • Impact of polymer-filler interaction on rubber properties.
  • Basis and function of internal combustion engine and oil.

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Terry Hogan

John Manka
Lubrizol Additives R&D Chemical Synthesis Group

Matt Crowe
Dow Chemical