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New uses for old tyres

New uses for old tyresItalian tyre company Pirelli is exploring two new uses for old tyres as part of a E670 million (£460m) research programme. Pirelli said that it would be exploring the use of used tyres in the manufacture of phono-absorbent panels. In effect, the material would help to sound-proof walls for studios and similar rooms. A second project would investigate how old tyres could be mixed with other solid wastes to produce a solid fuel that ...