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Tyre Cord Fabrics

With over four decades of experience,
SRF enjoys world leadership position in tyre cord fabrics.

The company offers unique and customised tyre cord reinforcements for a wide range of applications.

Starting as a manufacturer of Nylon Tyre Cord Fabrics (NTCF) in 1974, the company over the years has made significant advancements in quality & technology. The business segment also earned a unique reputation of being the first tyre cord company outside Japan to win Deming Prize in 2004.

The company continues to be the second largest manufacturer of Nylon 6 tyre cord fabrics in the globe. It is also India's first and only plant to produce new generation High Modulus Low Shrinkage (HMLS) yarn used as reinforcement in passenger radial tyres, transmission belts and rubberised hoses.

Today, SRF supplies tyre cord fabrics to all major tyre companies in India.


SRF’s product line up for tyre cord fabrics constitutes the entire range of textile reinforcements such as Nylon Tyre Cord Fabrics (NTCF), Polyester Tyre Cord Fabrics (PTCF), Cycle Tyre Cord Fabrics and Chafer Fabrics including wicking and non-wicking chafer for heavy-duty tyres and tubeless radial tyres.

These products are used as reinforcement material in various categories of tyres. The key user segments are passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, heavy commercial vehicles, tractors and off-the-road (OTR) tyres including the bicycle.

Product Specifications

1. Nylon Tyre Cord Fabrics (NTCF)

Using both Nylon 6 & Nylon 66 for Greige & Dipped Fabrics

Nylon tyre cords are generally used as reinforcement material inside bias tyres used in trucks & buses and off-the-road (OTR) vehicles.

  • Standard Construction type/specification: 840/2, 1260/2, 1260/3, 1680/2, 1890/2, 1890/3, 2520/2 Denier construction
  • Construction & specifications: As desired by the customers.
  • For Nylon-66 the yarn is outsourced

2. Polyester Tyre Cord Fabrics (PTCF)

Polyester tyre cords are generally used as reinforcement inside tyres used in passenger cars and light commercial vehicles.

  • Standard Construction type/specification: 1000/2, 1000/3, 1500/2, 2000/2 Denier. Specifications as desired by the customers

3. Cycle Tyre Cord Fabrics

With sales of 12 million units a year, India is the second-largest player, after China, in the approximately 100 million-unit global bicycle market.

SRF pioneered the introduction of Nylon 6 Tyre Cord Fabrics, in the place of conventional cotton, for the manufacture of bicycle and rickshaw tyres in India. This was carried out through application development and close coordination between the technical teams of both SRF and bicycle tyre manufacturers.

    SRF is the market leader in this category and offers -
  • Nylon 6 fabrics construction with both 840 Denier and 630 Denier. Specifications: As desired by the customers .
  • SRF also manufactures Polyester Tyre Cord Fabrics for manufacture of bicycle tyres with 1000 Denier construction.
  • Specifications: As desired by the customers .

4. Chafer Fabrics

Chafer Fabrics are specialty fabrics used in the manufacture of heavy-duty tyres, especially to protect the side walls of the tyres. The fabric is offered in both wicking & non-wicking types in constructions of 420, 840 and 1260 Denier.

  • SRF designs fabrics as per customer requirements.
  • 420 D monofilament yarn is outsourced.

Tyre cord Product Range and Applications

1. Nylon Tyre Cord Fabrics (NTCF)

Denier: 630,840,1260,1680,1890, 2520


All category of tyres:

Bus and truck

Light Commercial Vehicles


Off The Road

2. Polyester Tyre Cord Fabrics (PTCF)

Denier: 1000, 1300, 1500, 2000


All category of tyres:

Passenger car radial tyres

Light Commercial Vehicle radial tyres


With machinery for single-step yarn making, shuttleless looms, dipping machines, direct cabler and in-house built direct cabler for twisting, SRF is a pioneer in manufacturing nylon 6 tyrecord and polyester tyrecord for all kinds and categories of automotive tyres.

SRF supplies tyrecord fabrics to all major tyre companies in India and abroad. The company operates on the technology from the world famous Toray Industries for manufacturing High Modulous Low Shrinkage (HMLS) polyester yarn for tyrecord fabric.

Manufacturing Plants

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Year of establishment 1974

Technology tie-up Toray for Poly; TMT for Spinning; Saurer Alma for Textile and Goodyear for Dipping

Products N6 Chip, Yarn, Tyre Cord Fabric

Workforce 500

Assembly line Poly, Spinning, Textile, Dipping

Total area 136 Acres (21 Acres)

Location Manali Industrial Area, Chennai

Capacity 14,400 TPA of Nylon-6 Tyre Cord Fabrics

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Year of establishment 1992

Acquired from Ceat Tyre

Year of acquisition 1996

Technology tie-up Toray, Japan

Products N6 Chip, Yarn, Tyre Cord Fabric

Workforce 550

Assembly line Poly, Spinning, Textile

Total area 43 Acres

Location 22 Kms from Gwalior City, Malanpur in Bhind Distt.

Capacity Chips (29,200 TPA)
Yarn (26,800 TPA)
Textile (21,600 TPA)

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Year of establishment 1995

Acquired from Thapar Dupont Ltd

Year of acquisition 1999

Products Polyester Industrial Yarn, N6 Tyre Cord
Fabric, Polyester Tyre Cord Fabric

Workforce 570

Total area 162 Acres with 40 Acres of Green Belt

Location Gummudipoondi, Thiruvallur Distt

Capacity 7800 TPA for Dipped Belting Fabrics 14,500 TPA (PIY), 13,000 TPA (N6 Tyre Cord Fabric)

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Year of establishment 1983

Products Dipped Belting, Chafer and Cycle Tyre Cord Fabrics

Workforce 300

Total area 37 Acres

Location Viralimalai, Pudukkottai Distt. Tamil Nadu

Capacity 7800 MTPA for Dipped Belting Fabrics
1000 MTPA for Dipped Chafer Fabrics
1200 MTPA for Dipped Cycle Tyre Cord

Contact No 91-4339-220808 (6 lines)
Fax – 91-4339-220283

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