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This site contains all papers presented at Rubber Division, ACS Technical Meetings from 2000-2018. Meetings prior to 2000 are incomplete and papers are added as they are digitized.


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New Sustainable Tire Innerliner Using BolderBlack

B22 kumbalek new sustainable tire innerliner

Event: 200th Technical Meeting - Fall 2021
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Date: October 05, 2021
Author: Mike Kumbalek
Paper Number: B22

Price: $20.00

  • Automotive manufacturers, governments and consumers are demanding sustainable products and a circular economy. End of life tires have been an environmental concern due to risk of fires, leaching of chemicals into groundwater and the sheer volume of waste, 2-3 billion tires worldwide every year. Of all the tire recycling options tire pyrolysis has proven to be the best option for sustainability and a circular economy for end-of-life tires. In this presentation, we will present studies that demonstrate how BolderBlack can replace virgin blacks in tire inner liners.

    Papers from 200th Technical Meeting - Fall 2021

    Items from 200th Technical Meeting - Fall 2021