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Better grip

The closure of Group I refineries will inevitably limit the availability of the high-viscosity mineral oils commonly used in tyre tread formulations. Nynas’ new tyre oil offers an alternative with excellent performance. To address the decline of high-viscosity oils and rebalance the heavy tyre oil market, Nynas has developed a new highviscosity tyre oil.

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Connecting the dots

Pär Wedin at Nynas proposes a shift from one point to another one, from aniline point to turbidity point. Now, standardisation bodies SIS and ISO are mulling over his proposal.

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Complex interaction between rubber and lubricants

Rubber and lubricants need to come into contact with each other in many applications. But there are often problems with what is known as rubber "ageing": a deterioration of the properties of the rubber due to interactions between the rubber and the grease or base oils involved.

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The brains of Nynas: Peter Kaali

Born in Hungary, Peter Kaali first moved to Sweden to study for his PhD. After graduating, he became a project manager at Nynas and then moved on to become technical coordinator for process and tyre oils. Find out what is on Peter's mind.

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