A review and discussion of waste tyre pyrolysis and derived products

Nhlanhla Nkosi, Edison Muzenda

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This paper reviews and discusses the waste tyre pyrolysis process and the applications of the derived products. The primary and secondary applications of oil, char, gas and steel wires are discussed. The paper also reviews the influence of operating parameters such as feed size, temperature and residence time. An analysis of the pyrolysis products market is also given. The study objectives were achieved through a triangulation procedure comprising of literature analysis, site visits and as well as personal and telephonic interviews. The paper concludes by discussing the successes and failures of the pyrolysis process.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWorld Congress on Engineering, WCE 2014
PublisherNewswood Limited
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9789881925350
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2014
EventWorld Congress on Engineering, WCE 2014 - London, United Kingdom
Duration: Jul 2 2014Jul 4 2014


OtherWorld Congress on Engineering, WCE 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science (miscellaneous)


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