(J) - Toyo Tire and Rubber Co., a Japanese car tyre manufacturer, produces studless tires from a blend of a polymer compound - the so-called Toyo Microbit Compound - and pieces of walnutshell. The powdered walnutshell, which is contained in the tread surface of the tire, works similarly to studs, claims the ...
Walnutshells help to get a grip on the road
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