Market-leading fibre-to-rubber adhesion for tyres

  • Outstanding adhesion between rayon, polyamide, polyester, glass fibre, aramid and rubber
  • Lower foaming, reduce cleaning operations, and decrease dip rejects
  • Supporting sustainable production practices
  • Can be blended with PLIOCORDTM VP 106 for customised adhesion capabilities
  • Three types of chemistries available

Tyre cord is the fabric used to reinforce tyres. Synthomer offers market-leading fibre-to-rubber adhesion for tyres and rubber products with our PLIOCORD™ and GENFLO™ water-based latex product range, which are used to enable end products to sustain pressure and maintain optimal shape at high speeds and temperatures.

The range includes styrene butadiene vinyl pyridine polymers (VP), styrene butadiene copolymers (SB), and cold-polymerized, non-carboxylated chemistries.

The Synthomer testing centre in Akron, USA contains a single-end pilot scale treating unit, state-of-the-art adhesion testing, and multiple types of fatigue- and age-testing equipment. Our production facilities in Le Havre, France, and Caojing, China, guarantee carbon footprint-efficient supply to customers worldwide.

TradenameChemistryDescription
PLIOCORD™ SB 2108 LSSBR

Cold-polymerized non-carboxylated SB latex for fiber-to-rubber adhesion for tires and rubber products

PLIOCORD™ VP 106 VPSBR

Industry standard latex for fiber-to-rubber adhesion for tires and rubber products.

PLIOCORD™ VP 106S VPSBR

Latex for fiber-to-rubber adhesion for tires and rubber products with low-foaming characteristics

PLIOCORD™ VP 107S VPSBR

Latex with lower VP level for fiber-to-rubber adhesion for tires and rubber products

PLIOCORD™ VP 4668 VPSBR

Latex for fiber-to-rubber adhesion with superior runnability for demanding formulas

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