Everyone knows what a tyre is and what it’s for, right? It’s a black donut made of rubber, placed on a vehicle so the driver can transport himself and his cargo from point A to point B. The tyre has to allow for easy steering, braking and cornering. It must provide for a comfortable, safe ride. It needs to be durable. And that’s about the extent of what most of us know. Find out all about what a what is made of here.