The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Firm introduced on the 2022 Waste Expo commerce present, a brand new formulation of its fashionable 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 presently sourced from surplus left over from meals purposes and is one other step in Goodyear’s world journey to completely 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 targets whereas delivering the lengthy hours to removing that the Endurance WHA tire is thought for,” stated Jessica Julian, business product advertising and marketing 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 pink plastic occasion cup. Once you multiply that by a moderately-sized regional waste haul fleet of round 500 vans, it might 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 street 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 non-obligatory built-in DuraSeal Expertise® that immediately seals tread punctures to assist fleets cut back downtime, pricey repairs and untimely removing 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 clients.