Fire Shield Advise on Minimising Fire Risk
July 26th, 2021 -- The global drive towards sustainability has seen businesses continually looking for alternative fuel sources, resulting in an increase in rubber and plastic recycling across the UK. However, rubber and plastic recycling often requires high volume storage for extended periods of time, as well as intense processing. This creates unique fire risks, as shown in the troubling fire record for recycling plants in the UK.
James Mountain Explains how Key Fire Risks can be Reduced
Over the past century, the plastic industry has evolved rapidly, resulting in a diverse family of materials. The rubber industry has also developed at fast pace, with the modern material comprising a range of raw ingredients. Modern tyres, for example, use a wide range of different materials, and the average car tyre includes around 30 types of synthetic rubber and eight types of natural rubber.
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