Dr Yu Sun, Chemist-Rubber Laboratory
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The presentation will cover how carbon black and graphene nano-filler can play a synergetic role to enhance rubber properties. It discusses tear strength enhancement on tread formulation with hybrid fillers, hysteresis optimization for green tire application, as well as simultaneous enhancement on mechanical properties such as strength, modulus and abrasions.
Speaker Biography (Yu Sun)
Dr. Yu Sun currently works in Birla Carbon, USA, with a primary focus on the development of novel nano-scale carbon materials. Dr. Sun has years of experience on graphene nano-composite especially for rubber materials. His interest of area includes but is not limited to new energy green tire, truck tire with high tear strength, high temperature high pressure (H.T.H.P.) specialty rubber, as well as conductive rubber for wearable electrodes and sensors. Dr. Sun has given speeches everywhere in the world and published several papers. Dr. Sun received his BS from Zhejiang University, and his PhD from University of Akron, one of the top polymer programs in USA.
Company Profile (Birla Carbon)
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Birla Carbon is the world's leading sustainable manufacturer and supplier of carbon black additives. Our global presence ensures that our carbon black is of the highest quality worldwide, delivering a consistent product wherever our customers are. Whether an established formulation or a custom solution, Birla Carbon is the right partner with the right product for superior performance in any application for tires, specialty blacks and mechanical rubber goods.