Rubber silanes - driven by our passion for high performance applications
Evonik has been active in the field of sulfur-functional organosilanes since the early 1970s. The first and still most important of these products Si 69® was developed as far back as 1971.
In particular, the manufacture of tires was revolutionized by the introduction of the Silica/Silane- technology. Two of the three most important properties (rolling resistance, wet grip and abrasion resistance) are significantly improved by the Silica/Silane-system. Wet grip and rolling resistance were ameliorated largely with silica and silane without negatively changing the mileage of a tire. This was called the extension of the magic triangle.
Evonik Resource Efficiency manufactures silane products in several locations worldwide.
Advantages at a glance
Organosilanes help the silica to be chemically bound to the polymer.They improve the processability of compounds and guarantee excellent physical properties like static and dynamic reinforcement.
Product safety and quality
Learn more about the handling and the legal classification of our Rubber Silanes.
Rubber Silanes from Evonik Resource Efficiency are used in a variety of products in the rubber industry.