scrap tire Articles

  • How Tire Shredding Protects Wildlife

    One of the most revolutionary inventions in the history of mankind was the wheel, and the best upgrade to that invention was the rubber tire, which overcame the limitations of wooden or metal wheels and made it possible to have smooth rides at fast speeds. However, there is a significant drawback to using rubber tires: eventually, they get too worn out to be useful as tires anymore and have to ...


    By ECO Green Equipment

  • Funding Innovative Uses For Scrap Tires

    Many States are cleaning up their stockpiles of scrap tires, but more roll in every day. According to the industry, each person in the United States generates one used tire annually. A number of states like North Carolina and Illinois are providing grants to stimulate markets for products made from scrap tire rubber, while states like Texas and New York are developing new civil engineering ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • The analysis of steel wires from scrap tires pyrolysis

    From waste tire/tyres or plastic through pyrolyzing by tyre pyrolysis plant manufactured by RESEM in China what can be steel wire accout for13%, carbon black 35%, crude oil 45%.  Steel wire can be re-sale to steel factory, to re-assume it''s own value for us through treatment. Steel wire is one of the four varieties which are steel''s plates, tubes, type, silk. It is also ...

  • The analysis of steel wires from scrap tires pyrolysis

    From waste tire/tyres or plastic through pyrolyzing by tyre pyrolysis plant manufactured byRESEM in China what can be steel wire accout for13%, carbon black 35%, crude oil 45%.  Steel wire can be re-sale to steel factory, to re-assume it''s own value for us through ...


  • U.S. Steel Industry can use those scrap Firestone tires for fuel!

     Leroy Stebbing, a Professional Engineer and forty-year veteran of the steel industry has patented a process for using scrap car and truck tires as a supplemental fuel for melting steel in steel mills. Tires are a valuable addition to the steel process because they add chemical energy and steel to the mixture going into the melting furnaces, he says. The use of tires can improve emissions ...


  • Company Gumiimpex, starts tire recycling in Croatia after an increase of scrap tires - Case Study

    During a trade mission in 2005 between the Netherlands and Croatia, director R. Kiric of Gummiipex had a problem with an increasing number of scrap tires. After he visited Granuband recycling in Amsterdam, he became very enthusiastic about the solutions of waste tire recycling The approach of this project went as follow: We had a situation discussion at the office of Granuband B.V. in ...


    By Granuband Knowledge Center

  • Tire Shredding: The Best Alternative

    From cars and trucks to planes, tractors, and forklifts, tires are used for a wide variety of vehicles. And those tires don’t last forever. Regardless of how many miles a tire travels, it should not be used longer than ten years past its manufacture date, as the rubber will grow brittle and can crack. This isn’t usually a problem, though, since most tires are replaced within three or ...


    By ECO Green Equipment

  • Tire Shredders: An Introduction

    How Does a Tire Shredding Machine Work? Tire shredding is a very common way of preparing scrap tires for disposal or recycle. In order to dispose of tires in a landfill, they must be shredded to various sized chips. The size required depends on the state or area you live in. Tire shredding is also used for recycling tires; crumb tire or tire mulch can be reused to create surfaces on ...


    By ECO Green Equipment

  • Tire Derived Fuel (TDF)

    Tire derived fuel (TDF) is a fuel derived from waste tires of all kinds. TDF is a major use for scrap or waste ...


    By Harden Industries Ltd.

  • Invention of the Tire Shredder

    The process of vulcanizing rubber was discovered by Charles Goodyear (yes, you read that right) in 1839, and the development of rubber tires followed not long after (Source: Continental Truck). From there, it didn’t take long for worn-out tires to start piling up, and finding good ways to ...


    By ECO Green Equipment

  • Tire Shredding: Alternatives to Landfills

    For many reasons, whole tires pose a major problem to landfills. The most obvious is the inefficient use of space. The actual rubber of a tire takes up only a small fraction of the space a tire occupies, and the rest of the space is wasted. A less obvious but far more serious problem is that tires may trap methane gasses when buried with other garbage in landfills. When this happens, the tires ...


    By ECO Green Equipment

  • Pyrolysis as a promising solution to tire disposal

    The problem of solid and liquid waste utilization has a great ecological and economical significance for every developed country in the world. Low-temperature pyrolysis is evaluated as one of the promising solution to the growing disposal problem. Recycling old tires by closed pyrolysis method helps to reduce the quantity of emissions and protect natural resources. As a bonus, if you go about it ...


    By Technokomplex

  • International Tire Recycling Spotlight: Venezuela

    Tire recycling is a serious global concern. Scrap tires take up far too much space, they can spawn devastating tire fires that burn for weeks or even months when stored together in large numbers, and they they leach chemicals into soil and groundwater. Recycling is an absolute necessity, but not easily done. Most developed countries have produced millions of scrap tires (at the very least), and ...


    By ECO Green Equipment

  • Engineering Properties of Tire Chips and Soil Mixtures

    The primary objective of the research described herein is to assess the pertinent engineering properties for reusing shredded scrap tires as a construction material for light-weight fill material in highway construction, for drainage material in highway and landfill construction, and for other similar applications. Reuse of scrap tires would not only provide a means of disposing of them but would ...


    By ASTM International

  • Old Tires Face the Zero Waste Option

    TIRE PILES and tire fires were a prominent environmental burden 20 years ago, but today's options are cleaner with better economic payback. Recovery and use of rubber as an industrial material are far more valuable than use of these feedstocks as fuel. While the price of energy may have doubled in the past few years, the price of virgin rubber compounds has more than tripled - from 30 cents to 95 ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Recycling Mining Tires | A Practical Solution to a Giant Problem

    The largest mining tires are nearly 14 feet tall and 5 feet wide. Not only would it dwarf a person, it wouldn’t even fit in a living room. Even off the road (OTR) tires of a more modest variety are typically 9 feet in diameter, made for large, OTR mining vehicles. They’re made to move the earth and must bear both incredible weight and brutal road conditions. The Giant ...


    By Western Tire Recyclers

  • Reusing Recycled Tires: 5 Benefits of Recycled Rubber Retaining Blocks

    According to the Recycled Times, over 300 millions used truck and car tires are accumulated every year. At least 25% of those tires are being put into landfills, which means that every year in the U.S., 75 million tires are taking up space in a landfill when they could be reused for something better. To put this information into perspective, for every three people in the United States, there is ...


    By ECO Green Equipment

  • Border 2012: Unique Challenges in Managing Waste

    Waste—whether it is hazardous or nonhazardous, liquid or solid—has no respect for state or national borders, and this can present unique challenges for waste management in areas like the U.S.–Mexico border region. The Border 2012 program, which was developed in 2002 as a result of a partnership among federal, state, and local governments in the United States and Mexico, aims to address some of ...

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