Thermogravimetric analysis/pyrolysis of used tyres and waste rubber
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Gdansk University of Technology
Institute of Fluid-Flow Machinery Polish Academy of Sciences
Publication date: 2017-03-19
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Katarzyna Januszewicz   

Gdansk University of Technology, Narutowicza 11/12, 80-233 Gdańsk, Poland
Physicochem. Probl. Miner. Process. 2017;53(2):802-811
The process of pyrolysis is investigated in this paper. The pyrolysis results of two samples: waste tyres and rubber at different heating rates (10, 20, 50 K/min), were compared. In other experiments the degradation of two pyrolysis products, char and oil was examined. The kinetic study using the thermogravimetry equipment (TG) was done, which allowed determination of the kinetic mechanism of the process. The elemental analysis of the samples was performed.
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