Japanese tire raw material consumption at a glance

2015-09-04 09:35:32 Global Excel Tyres Co.,ltd Read
According JATMA data, in 2013, the Japanese rubber consumption of 110.0255 million tons, accounting for the total mass of raw material for tires 51.0%, down 2.1%.
 
Among them, natural rubber consumption of 62.2210 million tons, accounting for 28.8%, down 1.4%; synthetic rubber as 47.8045 million tons, accounting for 22.2%, down 0.3%.
 
Tire cord (steel cord and cord) consumption of 28.7660 million tons, accounting for the total mass of raw material for tires 13.3%, down 1.5%.
 
Among them, the steel cord of 22.3216 million tons, accounting for 10.3%, down 0.2%; nylon was 1.8013 million tons, down 17.1%; polyester 4.2540 million tons, down 0.1 percent; rayon was 0.3174 million tons, down 3.3%; other of 0.0717 million tons, down 9.7%. Nylon, polyester and rayon tire accounted for 3.0% of the total mass of raw materials.
 
Carbon black and silica reinforcing agents such as consumption of 54.0334 million tons, accounting for the total mass of raw material for tires 25.1 percent, down 2.1 percent; vulcanizing agents, accelerators, etc. 5.9%; 4.7% of the bead wire.