Carbon Blacks for Elastomer Reinforcement

We are the global leader in reinforcing agents for high performance tires and specialized industrial rubber products.

We offer a broad portfolio of reinforcing agents, including the VULCAN®, STERLING®, REGAL®, SPHERON® and PROPEL™ product families. Carbon black is the predominant reinforcing agent used to improve the processing, strength and durability of elastomer-based composites in most rubber applications.

Our portfolio includes carbon black products specifically designed for tires as well as automotive and non-automotive industrial rubber products:

  • Conductive carbon blacks include our BLACK PEARLS® 2000, VULCAN XC-72, VULCAN P and STERLING C product lines.
  • Reinforcing carbon blacks include our VULCAN, PROPEL and REGAL product lines for use in tires and industrial rubber product applications.
  • Semi-reinforcing carbon blacks include our STERLING, SPHERON and REGAL product lines for use in tire carcasses and industrial rubber product applications.
  • Ultra-clean carbon blacks include our SPHERON A, STERLING 5630, STERLING 6630 and SPHERON SO product lines for use in extruded applications that require "Class A" surface perfection, such as automotive weather stripping.

Upcoming Events

China Rubber Expo 2015

China Rubber Expo 2015

April 8-9, 2015
Baiyun International Convention Center in Guangzhou, China

This exhibition will focus on the demand of the downstream market and serve as an effective platform for industrial procurement and up-to-date market and technology information acquisition. Jeff Zhu, senior vice president and president, Asia Pacific region, will present a speech on Responsible Care and our carbon blacks for elastomer reinforcement team will be on hand to answer questions about rubber applications.

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Traction 2015

Traction 2015

May 19-21, 2015
Omni Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Key players from across the tire supply chain will attend this annual conference to discuss the obstacles facing the industry and collaborate to find solutions. John Reese, VP of Global Marketing, Reinforcement Materials, will deliver a presentation titled “Ride, Handling, Durability, End Life” at this conference.

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