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Growth hopes for tyre markets as study finds retreads can use even more crumb

Markets for waste tyre rubber crumb could grow as research finds that such materials can be used in larger amounts in tyre retreads than previously thought. Levels of up to 40% recycled tyre rubber can be incorporated into retread compounds without any loss of durability or performance, according to research funded by the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP). The study, called Using tyre rubber in retreads at high inclusion rates, also found that in some cases the new compounds offered ...