tire cutting Articles

  • 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

  • Shredding tires is prosperous business

    Is your yard filled with piles of tires? And you do not know what do with them? Many recycling companies and landfills are struggling with used tires. Tires are among the largest and most problematic sources of waste, due to their shape and the large volume they require for storage.  However, tires are one of the most re-used waste ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Shredding tires is a prosperous business

    Is your yard filled with piles of end-of-life tires? And are you wondering what to do with them? Many recycling companies and landfill sites are struggling with used tires. Tires are among the largest and most problematic sources of waste, since because of their shape and large volume they take up a lot of valuable space. However, tires are also one of the most reusable types of waste ...


    By Tana Oy

  • 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 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

  • Eight tips to reduce tire wear

    1, the air pressure to compliance Driver in accordance with the provisions of the depot to the tire inflation. When the tire pressure is lower than the standard value, the wear of the tire shoulder increases sharply, due to the decrease in the ground contact area of the tire when the tire pressure is higher than the standard value, the unit pressure increased, so that the tire tread central ...

  • 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

  • Reshingle the Right Way: 3 Reasons for Using Recycled Tire Shingles

    There is no end for uses when it comes to recycled tires. Manufacturers who specialize in green products are coming up with new uses all the time. One such product that is growing in popularity as environmental awareness increases is housing shingles made from recycled tires. These shingles are cost effective, durable and great for the environment. Cost-Effective Rubber roofing is a ...


    By ECO Green Equipment

  • 5 Ways to Make Recycled Tires Fun for Your Family

    Recycling tires is safe, environment friendly, and can even be quite fun for your family. If you have used tires and are looking for some ways to recycle tires for some family fun, here are few ideas: 1. A Sturdy Sandbox Work together as a family to create a durable sandbox for your backyard from a recycled tractor tire. Add paint to your tire for a customized and entertaining ...


    By ECO Green Equipment

  • Get better tire shred quality with less expenses - Case Study

    Rubber waste originated from car and truck tyres is almost equal in heat value as gasoil and even 25% more effective than coal. There are extremely high quality requirements for the rubber waste used in the burning process at power plants. The particle size needs to be homogenous and no remnants of metal wires are tolerated in the furnace. Quality issues in particle size as well as ...


    By Tana Oy

  • How to Maximize Your Profits - The Liberation Process and the Definition of a Zero Waste Processing System

    In today’s business of tire recycling we are constantly being driven to new challenges to develop processes that will maximize profits and leave the least amount of waste by-product for our landfills. The ability to separate or “liberate” tire wire from steel in the cleanest form possible, is achieved by the introduction of the new CM 2 Rotor Liberator. Due to the enormous ...

  • University of Washington portal - Case Study

    Active Treatment and Wheel Wash Water Treatment In late 2008 construction began on the 3-year Seattle Light Rail University of Washington link connecting the university with downtown Seattle. Because this site drains to Lake Washington and the Montlake Cut the City of Seattle has put extra emphasis on protecting surface water from contaminated stormwater runoff. In fact, the city routinely ...

  • Peace of mind for waste management drivers

    Smooth running tires assure peace of mind for drivers concerning their vehicles. Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) constantly monitor tire pressures and warn of low tire pressures. Only about 10 percent of tire-induced breakdowns are due to sudden tire damage; the remaining 90 percent start with slow leaks. However, drivers usually notice this gradual air loss too late, and more serious ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • The Many Uses of Recycled Rubber

    ECO Green Equipment releases a review of the many different uses and after-market products utilizing recycled rubber. The Many Uses of Recycled Rubber If you think the best use of rubber is for your car tires, then think again! Secondary rubber products are used in many everyday products and places. You might be surprised to learn about the different industries using ...


    By ECO Green Equipment

  • Oil/carbon buildup no match for RYDALL MP case study

    An industrial cleaning contractor in Iowa was looking for a way to remove heavy oil/carbon buildup on a mixer they had received from a tire manufacturing plant. Due to the severity of the buildup, a 1:1 mixture of RYDALL MP  was recommended to tackle this job. RYDALL MP approach 5 gallons of RYDALL MP  diluted (1:1), sprayed on equipment, soaked for 20-30 minutes and ...

  • Shredder Types - Four shaft shredder

    Shredder can be equipped with different types of cutting systems: single-shaft, two-shaft, three-shaft and four-shaft cutting systems. These shredders are all slow-speed systems, in contrast to hammer mills which are generally high-speed systems. ...

  • Shredder Types - Two shaft shredder

    Shredder can be equipped with different types of cutting systems: single-shaft, two-shaft, three-shaft and four-shaft cutting systems. These shredders are all slow-speed systems, in contrast to hammer mills which ...

  • Aluminum recycling at Centro Rottami, Italy - Case Study

    Aluminum recycling is particularly important for the Italian economy, which has historically been lacking in raw materials – The showcase of Centro Rottami. Aluminum recycling is particularly important for the Italian economy, which has historically been lacking in raw materials. In fact, as much as 90% of the aluminum produced in the country comes from recycling, and is identical to ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Chainsaw Operating Tips and Chainsaw Safety

    Although chainsaws are excellent tools for wood cutting, the potential for accidents is high and severe injuries can result from improper use. Chainsaw safety should always be your first priority. By taking the necessary safety precautions, you will avoid serious injury. Take some time out before you use your new chainsaw to read the owner’s manual. If you’re very familiar with ...


    By DR Power Equipment

  • Maintenance: what should you consider?

    Refuse vehicles are an important part of the solid waste industry, and maintaining its life is crucial to how it will operate and how long, and even what safety issues will come up during the course of its run. What it really comes down to is checking the little things every day, in addition to performing one big inspection every month. By doing this you can prevent any elements that could cause ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

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