The environmental and regulatory need to increase recycling rates is a principal driving force behind technological innovation in the 21st Century and waste rubber is one of the important resources targeted to achieve improvements in sustainability.
This comprehensive course covers all aspects of rubber recycling from its world market and the regulations affecting it, to the many novel technologies and processes that have been developed to re-use the material to manufacture high quality commercial products.
The course will provide an informative and broad overview of the complete subject and will equip delegates with the knowledge and understanding to make the most of the opportunities which exist in this area.
- Gain a broad overview of all aspects of rubber recycling and the many options which are available for the re-use of waste rubber to produce a wide range of commercial products.
- Obtain an insight into the economic viability of rubber recycling and the factors that will influence its future growth and development.
- Gain an understanding of the different technologies available for the devulcanisation of waste rubber and their respective strengths and weaknesses.
- Understand how to assess the quality of devulcanised rubber, its processibility and the properties of the products that are manufactured from it.
- Understand the methods available for the production and characterisation of rubber crumb and the crucial role that it plays in recycling rubber.