The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Firm introduced on the 2022 Waste Expo commerce present, a brand new formulation of its standard Endurance™ WHA waste haul tire made with a renewable soybean oil compound. The Endurance WHA is now made with soybean oil, which replaces a portion of the petroleum-based supplies utilized in its manufacturing. The soybean oil within the tire is a bio-based materials at the moment sourced from surplus left over from meals purposes and is one other step in Goodyear’s international journey to totally substitute petroleum-derived oils by 2040.
“Producing the brand new Endurance WHA tire lineup with a sustainable soybean oil compound will assist waste haul fleets pursue their sustainability objectives whereas delivering the lengthy hours to elimination that the Endurance WHA tire is thought for,” mentioned Jessica Julian, business product advertising supervisor, Goodyear North America. “In every new Endurance WHA tire, soybean oil will substitute virtually 16 liquid ounces of free-flowing petroleum oil – virtually as a lot as a 16-ounce crimson plastic occasion cup. Whenever you multiply that by a moderately-sized regional waste haul fleet of round 500 vehicles, it may lower petroleum-based merchandise by the equal of virtually 15 barrels of oil.”
Endurance WHA tire fashions made with soybean oil at the moment are obtainable for order and can head into manufacturing in Q3 of 2022. The Endurance WHA tire is designed to maintain waste haul fleets on the highway longer with a dual-layer tread compound that helps optimize treadwear. Add to that, rolling resistance and a deep 24/32″ skid depth for lengthy tread life in waste haul purposes. Moreover, the Endurance WHA comes with elective built-in DuraSeal Expertise® that immediately seals tread punctures to assist fleets scale back downtime, expensive repairs and untimely elimination of a tire. The Endurance WHA with soybean is a part of Goodyear’s Whole Mobility platform of offering trusted merchandise, a premier service community and full tire administration to prospects.