Hyosung Advanced Materials has been in the tire reinforcements business since 1968 when we became the first Korean
company to produce Nylon Tirecord. As well as PET Tirecord, we also began producing steel cord and Bead wire over
time and have grown into the global tire reinforcements industry’s largest company equipped with integrated production
and supply systems for tire reinforcements, earning the trust of customers all around the world. Hyosung Advanced
Materials is globally recognized for the quality and technological capabilities of our products. Our PET Tirecord in
particular has been maintaining the largest share of its respective global market, and our products are being supplied to the
world's leading tire manufacturers.
Hyosung Advanced Materials produced the first Tirecords in Korea in 1968.
We have since evolved into the best company developing, producing, and supplying both textile and steel cords for tire reinforcement through great strides.
PET Tirecord is used as a raw materials of carcass which functions as the structure of tire, provide the strength to contain the inflation pressure and so on.
Hyosung Advanced Materials’ PET Tirecords are maintaining an unchallenged position as they are supplied to globally distinguished tire one out of two passenger cars in the world uses tire cord produced by Hyosung Advanced Materials, demonstrating our unrivaled position in the sector.
Our ultra-tensile (UT) steel cord is ranked first place in the global market share, and the development of new UT specifications is in progress with global tire manufacturers due to the rising demand for UT steel cords for lightweight tires resulting from the growing EV market.
UT Steel cord
Growing need for the development of new UT steel cords for lightweight tires
as the EV market expands
Developed UT steel cord with new specifications and
secured production technology
Increased market share through the development of
new UT specifications
Hyosung Advanced Materials’ PET Tirecord has outstanding dimensional stability and adhesion properties and is often used to reinforce the tires of passenger cars and light trucks.
Hyosung Advanced Materials is capable of developing and providing various high-modulus, low-shrinkage (HMLS) PET cords, and we are maintaining our position as number one in market share with our proprietary technologies.
Nylon Tirecord is used for capply which suppresses the expansion of radial tires fitted on passenger cars and so on.
It is also used as carcass for bias tires fitted on trucks, buses, etc. and for special tires fitted on aircrafts and motorcycles.
Nylon Tirecord has excellent heat resistance and adhesion properties
Hyosung Advanced Materials offers Aramid Tirecord and Hybrid Tirecords primarily used in premium tires that require high performance.
Aramid Tirecords possess high strength and heat resistance due to Hyosung Advanced Materials’ superior technology.
Hybrid Tirecords, designed to maximize the advantages of each material, can be produced using various materials from Hyosung Advanced Materials and can be tailored according to customer performance requirements (modulus and tenacity).
As an eco-friendly company, Hyosung Advanced Materials develops and produces eco-friendly Tirecords that can replace conventional products.
(Bio-Based PET, Bio-Based Nylon)
Steel cord is a product that requires strict process control such as adhesion with rubber, strength, and fatigue resistance. It is a product often used for belts and carcasses of tires that enhances the tensile strength of tires, withstands impact from the surface of the road, functions as the framework of tires, and supports against the load imposed from the exterior.
Hyosung Advanced Materials’ steel cord is expanding its product range to high-strength products in line with the increase of electric vehicles. Also responding to customers' needs for eco-friendly products, recycled steel cord products are being developed and in the process of customer evaluation. In addition, the company is striving for technological advances in product development and production technologies.
Bead wire secures the carcass which withholds the internal pressure of the tire from the vehicle’s weight. It fastens the tire in place to the rim and is crucial in maneuvering drives, brakes, and steering torque to the road surface.
Hyosung Advanced Materials' Bead wire is produced in varied lengths and wire diameters and personalized accordingly to the customers’ needs.
Eco-friendly recycled Bead wire products have been developed to cater to eco-conscious needs of customers, providing immediate services to customers' specific requirements.