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New Internal Power Generation Technology Detects Tyre Wear

Internal Power Generation Technology
Sumitomo Rubber Industries partner with Profesor Hiroshi Tani to develop innovative power generator.

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Continues Investment in Sustainable Techniques

In a joint project between Falken’s parent company Sumitomo Rubber Industries and Professor Hiroshi Tani of Kansai University, Japan, an innovative power generator for tyres has been developed. It uses the rotation of a tyre to generate electricity and supply power to peripheral sensors installed in the tyre without relying on batteries.

This ‘Miniature Energy Harvester’ is a sustainable technique to measure tyre...

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