Why is the solid tire black instead of color?

- Nov 17, 2017 -

In nineteenth Century, the first car tire was born, he maintained a rubber - white color; single color are often unable to meet with the owners of the pursuit of diversity, people began to add various stain different to the tires, tire color followed varied; in 1915, carbon black raw material is added to the tire, we suddenly found that the amount of carbon black after the tire wear resistance is 4-5 times of white tires; then black tires began to dominate the world.

For god horse is black? You might also think why the color of the tire can only be black Can't it be white, pink, rainbow? In fact, this problem more than 100 years ago, some people have thought, but also by vigorous practice, the final result is that everyone chose black.

Tire history: from black to color riotous with colour

In nineteenth Century, the first car tire was born, he maintained a rubber - white color; single color are often unable to meet with the owners of the pursuit of diversity, people began to add various stain different to the tires, tire color followed varied; in 1915, carbon black raw material is added to the tire, we suddenly found that the amount of carbon black after the tire wear resistance is 4-5 times of white tires; then black tires began to dominate the world.

The color of the counter attack: try a youshiwuzhong in an unbroken line.

In 1950s, those tall on the rich nobles to flaunt their distinguished, once again turned on the tire, the more direct and brutal paint on the surface of the tires can be riotous with colour wash wash, brush out! Now XX paint cried every day to refresh life, he was from the last century to find inspiration for tire wash? However, this kind of face project is easy to finish, the time is long, the paint is easy to fall off, the spot is very indecent, this method is slowly abandoned. In 60s, the white tire came back, although improved, but the performance is still not greatly improved, but the cost soared, more difficult to accept is that after a long white, the color became yellowish brown, and then slowly decline.

Then, in 80s, the side with white lettering or white belt tires appeared in developed countries, and some companies even developed transparent tires, but the practical significance is not big. With the development of science and technology, silica dioxide instead of carbon black, color tire once again emerge, this technology is more mature, but the market acceptance is still not high.

"Color" lure invalid, return to the primitive

Through the two century "color" induced, after "derailed" no fruit, it has gradually become accustomed to black, don't feel so loud, tall person no longer brains with tire color to flaunt identity. Black is still the master of the tire industry, but at the same time, technology also gives the tire more colors, only as embellishment and fashion presence.


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