What is Tyre Pyrolysis?

Tyre pyrolysis is a chemical method for recycling scrap tires at high temperature in an oxygen-free atmosphere. Through tire pyrolysis, we can get pyrolysis oil, steel wires, carbon black and combustible gas. The great profit is one reason that more and more investors set up a tyre pyrolysis recycling plant. Moreover, it can greatly reduce waste, which is an urgent environmental problem in many countries and areas. Also, the rich and cheap raw materials will make your business more lucrative.

End Products of Tyre Pyrolysis
End Products of Tyre Pyrolysis

By the way, pyrolysis is also commonly used to process organic materials, which is known as biomass pyrolysis. Besides, the applications of pyrolysis can also convert municipal solid waste, plastic waste, oil sludge, etc. into usable oil and other safely disposable substances. In order to meet different requirements of customers, Beston Group Co., LTD. has developed batch, semi-continuous, fully continuous pyrolysis plant and even batch to continuous upgrading system to choose from. If you have interests, please contact us for help.

Beston Designed Tyre Pyrolysis Plant
Beston Designed Tyre Pyrolysis Plant
ModelBLJ-3BLJ-6BLJ-10BLL-16BLL-30
Capacity1-3t/d4-6t/d8-10t/d12-16t/d30-35t/d
Working ProcessBatchBatchBatchSemi-continuousFully continuous
Reactor Sizeφ1400*4900mmφ2200*6000mmφ2600*6600mmφ2800*7100mmφ1800*18500mm
Reactor MaterialQ245RQ245RQ245RQ245R310S stainless steel
Drive System350 reducer+4kw drive motor400 reducer+5.5kw drive motor400 reducer+5.5kw drive motor500 reducer+7.5kw drive motorZQH650-50 reducer+15kw frequency conversion motor
Land (L*W*H)18m*4.2m*6m30m*12m*8m30m*13m*8m33m*13m*8m70m*20m*10m
Power16.65kw37.85kw44.3kw55.6kw256kw
Burner2*200,000 kcal2*300,000 kcal2*300,000 kcal2*400,000 kcal2.5 million kcal per set
Total Weight of Shipped MaterialsAbout 18tAbout 24.5tAbout 28tAbout 34.5tAbout 150t
Number of Containers1*40HQ1*40FR+1*40HQ+1*20 GP1*40FR+2*40HQ1*40FR+2*40HQ25m*8m bulk cargo+8*40HQ
Noise (dB)≤60≤60≤60≤60≤60
Heating MaterialsFuel oil (including tyre/plastic pyrolysis oil), natural gas, LPG, diesel, etc.
Condensing SystemVertical Condenserφ426*3000
Single piece condensing area
7.58m2
φ630*3600
Single piece condensing area
17.8m2
φ630*3600
Single piece condensing area
17.8m2
φ820*3600
Single piece condensing area
35.6m2
φ920*3200
2 sets of vertical condenser
3-in-1 Condenser3000*2200*2250
Condensing area
17.51m2
5800*2260*2500
Condensing area
35.85m2
5800*2260*2500
Condensing area
35.85m2
8000*2260*2500
Condensing area
49.5m2

What Are the Products of Tyre Pyrolysis?

The products from tyre pyrolysis plant include pyrolysis oil, carbon black, steel wires and combustible gas. Let’s see the uses of these end products below.

Pyrolysis Oil
Pyrolysis Oil
Carbon Black
Carbon Black
Steel Wire
Steel Wire

End ProductsProportionApplications
Pyrolysis oil35-45%1. Used as fuel to heat the pyrolysis reactor
2. Reprocessed into non-standard diesel by oil distillation machine, which can be used as fuel in heavy industries such as steel, iron and boiler factories, ceramics, power, chemical industries.
Carbon Black30-35%1. Used as construction material or low-grade fuel or as filler in the rubber industry, paints and coatings, ink production and other industrial applications
2. Making carbon brick by briquetting equipment and sell
Steel Wire8-15%1. Sell directly
2. Making steel bloom by hydraulic press-packing
Combustible Gas8-15%Alternative fuel to heat the reactor (self-sufficient pyrolysis process)

Whats is the Tire Pyrolysis Process?

Pre-treatment & Feeding

Feed the waste tire into the reactor manually or by an auto-feeder. If you use the automatic feeding system, you need to cut the tire into small pieces with a shredder, which is smaller than 20 mm. Also, the moisture content (less than 15%) of raw materials will influence the oil yield. We will equip dryers if you need them. After feeding, the inlet feeding door is then tightly sealed to ensure there are no gas leakages.

Pyrolysis

The reactor is then heated using wood, fuel gas, charcoal, or coal. The reactor is slowly heated and then it reaches a temperature of around 200 ℃, the process produces an oil gas. The best pyrolysis temperature is 300-350 ℃. Then the oil gas will go through a condensing-system where it turns into liquid oil. Meanwhile, the gas which cannot be liquefied is sent back into a combustion-system as fuel after desulphurization. Obviously, this method helps to save your fuel cost. In general, the combustible gas is enough or surplus. While the rest gas will be burnt or stored for later use.

Discharging

During the pyrolysis process, you can also get steel wire and carbon black. In order to keep workers safe, the temperature should drop below 40℃. Of course, you can wait or use a water cooling system. More than that, Beston pyrolysis unit employs a fully-sealed discharging system to stop fly ash.

De-dusting

Moreover, there is a dedusting system to cool down and clean the off-gas to meet your local emission standard. It often includes water spray, ceramic ring adsorption, and activated carbon adsorption. Beston Group has developed mature technology so that we have tire pyrolysis plants in the UK, Canada, Romania, Jordan, South Africa, and other more 20 countries.

Conclusion

Obviously, the advantageous feature of tyre pyrolysis process is eco-friendly. Besides, the overall process not only assists with reducing waste but also creates green items that are highly profitable. Overall, there are countless benefits associated with tyre pyrolysis technology. Welcome to contact us for more details.

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