Material Research

Tire and Road Wear Particles (TRWP), and other materials research

Tire & Road Wear Particles (TRWP)

TIP continues to support studies into tire and road wear particles (TRWP). For a multimedia introduction to the topic of TRWP and a detailed account of the studies that TIP has sponsored to-date, visit 


TIP supported studies into nanomaterials include:

  • Evaluation of Quantitative Exposure Assessment Method for Nanomaterials in Mixed Dust Environments: Application in Tire Manufacturing Facilities. (2015) - link

Methods for the Generation of Cryogenically Milled Tire Tread (CMTT) 

This report describes the methods utilized in a 2019 TIP-commissioned project to generate cryogenically milled tire tread (CMTT) particles - link

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