Equipment

In this section, Tyre & Rubber Recycling report on the latest equipment to be brought in the tyre recycling industry

Pyrolysis is coming of age as a process for the treatment of waste. The recent RWM event at the NEC saw some 13 or pyrolysis operations presenting at the show.

Klean Industries Inc. ("Klean") has announced the development of the KleanLoop, a Blockchain-based platform, that can enable transparency across the waste to energy, resource recovery and recycling industries.

University of Zambia School of Engineering, Lecturer and Researcher, Dr. Sam Sichilalu, has developed an innovation designed to generate fuel from polymer waste such as discarded tyres, plastic, and rubber

At the beginning of 2019, a new processing plant with 6,000 m² of factory space was put into operation at Hubert Eing Kunststoffverwertung GmbH at their site in Gescher.

UK company, Roadmender is offering a range of pelletised rubberised bitumen that can be used on site by adding to asphalt mixes at the point of use. Available in 20Kg bags the unique pelletised bitumen addresses issues over transporting wet pour asphalt from the plant to site, reducing waste and transport costs.

Traceability of tyres is a huge issue for the tyre recovery sector. When tyres end up in the wrong place, dumped or exported illegally, there is currently no traceability.  RFID company PragmatIC presented to the TRA Forum their solution for legitimate recyclers.

 

A “new” asphalt that uses recycled waste tyres has been launched by Tarmac, according to an article in Highways Magazine.

Polish pyrolysis equipment firm, Syntoil finished second in the global Chivas Venture competition

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has issued a licence allowing the first green tyre-recycling plant to operate in the town of Warren.

 

 

Italian tyre recovery consortium, Eco Tyre, has announced that its devlucanisation project has shown proven results in real life use on retreaded Hankook tyres.

 

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