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        Chapter 3: Vulcanization | Raw to Ready: Komatsu

        This chapter of Raw to Ready: Komatsu highlights how, despite bankruptcy, Charles Goodyear's dedication to an all-natural material first discovered in the Amazon Rainforest of Brazil leads to a serendipitous accident that reveals a new process, vulcanization. This process paved the way for the heavy-duty rubber needed today for Komatsu's giant earthmover's tires.

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