Researchers use food waste as carbon black replacement in tyres

Wednesday 15th March 2017 | 0 Comments

 
Unlike carbon black, which give tyres their recongisable black colour, the new rubber is described as “reddish brown”  (Photo credit: Kenneth Chamberlain, courtesy of The Ohio State University)
Unlike carbon black, which give tyres their recongisable black colour, the new rubber is described as “reddish brown” (Photo credit: Kenneth Chamberlain, courtesy of The Ohio State University)
Researchers at The Ohio State University have discovered that food waste can partially replace carbon black in tyres. According to their tests, rubber made with the new fillers exceeds industrial standards for performance.

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