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Char is the destroyed remains of the original carbon black used to reinforce and provide abrasion resistance to the tire. At present he is a Principal Consultant in the Consultancy Group at Smithers Rapra where he manages a wide range of projects, including those that focus on the recycling of rubbers and plastics.

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Some molecules are too small to condense. In the reactor the rubber is softened after which the rubber polymers break down into smaller molecules.

Old tires are sometimes converted into a swing for play. The choice of feed-stock and process can affect the value of the finished products. Three boys are on a tire swing Car tires as seats in Thailand.

These smaller molecules eventually vaporize and exit from the reactor. The process of stamping and cutting tires is used in some apparel products, such as sandals and as a road sub-base, by connecting together the cut sidewalls to form a flexible net. Athletic and recreational areas can also be paved with the shock absorbing rubber-molded material. Steel mills can use tires as a carbon source, replacing coal or coke in steel manufacturing. The solid stream also includes the minerals used in rubber manufacturing.