Properties Of Rubber Mixtures Filled With Carbon-Containing Material
In the world, the number of car parks increases annually, which, naturally, leads to the formation of used tire dumps. According to statistics from the European Tire Recycling Association, more than 9 million tons are formed in Europe. depreciated car tires. In the United States in 2010, the number of worn tires was 1.5 million tons. In the UK, almost 500 thousand tons of used tires are formed annually, of which 34 % of this volume is processed, 26 % is recovered, 15 % is burnt and 6 % is transported to landfills. In Japan, in 2008, 96 million used tires were formed (1,056 thousand tons), of which 88.5 % were recycled over the same period, in France more than 400 thousand tons, in Germany 460-510 thousand tons, and Russia formed more than 1 million tons. used tires, of which no more than 10 % is processed. Among the existing methods for the disposal of used tires, the best method is thermal decomposition-pyrolysis.