Steel cord for tire reinforcement

Thorough research and co-development with tire manufacturers leads to steel cords that offer longer life and improved adhesion at a lower cost. Bekaert tailored steel cords reinforce one tire out of four worldwide.


  • Meeting the highest performance, safety, environment and cost criteria
  • Innovative constructions for a longer tire life
  • Enhanced wire-to-rubber adhesion for higher safety
  • Stronger wires and new cord constructions that lead to lower costs, lower weight and fuel savings


Automotive Corner Exterior
Passenger car tires
Bus and truck tires
Earth mover, off the road
Industrial tires
Agricultural / farm tires
Agricultural & excavator tracks
Snowmobile tracks
Motor cycle tires


Shape Cord - rope - strand
Bulk Material C-steel
Coating Brass
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    Situation We need a safe solution and huge monthly volumes

    Solution Via tests in the Bekaert lab, we worked out the required fiber mix with the lowest cost to serve our customers

    Result Cost efficiency must not be a compromise on quality

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    Situation Skiers count on safety when they go up the mountain

    Solution In close cooperation Bekaert developed superior quality wires that meet the technical customer requirements of ropeway constructors

    Result The customer handles the production of the cables, but also on-site weaving (or splicing) and installation. The cables have a life expectancy up to 40 years

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    Situation Want to create long aesthetical walls and avoid movement joints

    Solution Applying Brickforce® allows me to double my joint distance

    Result With Brickforce® masonry reinforcement I can create new and exciting masonry wall design

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    Situation You want to apply innovative solutions tailored to your projects

    Solution We analyze possibilities and come with economical solutions

    Result Save money and time during construction

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    Situation Customer demand for compact boiler design through a total solution.

    Solution Joint development of an environment-friendly burner system.

    Result Customers improve their competitiveness.

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