BASF Aerothan® inner tubes combine cycling with recycling
The Aerothan® inner tube is a remarkable innovation that’s set to take cycling by storm.
BASF worked with engineers from specialist bike tire brand Schwalbe to design a high-end inner tube that is 100% recyclable – unlike conventional rubber tubes.
The tube can be completely recycled because it’s made entirely from BASF’s Elastollan®, a specially developed thermoplastic polyurethane for maximum performance.
Aerothan® tubes have other powerful properties too, making them ideal for road cyclists, mountain bikers or all-purpose riders.
Despite being 40% lighter than comparable lightweight rubber tubes, they offer superb puncture protection.
They remain stable even at low air pressures – making them less susceptible to ‘blow out’ type punctures. (Great to know when you’re on the descent.)
Finally, they offer minimal rolling resistance. In other words, Aerothan® makes you go faster!