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Engineers turn old tyres into quality oil and fuel

Thursday 1 Dec 16 9:00am

A truck tyre can yield 28 litres of dielsel oil
OLD TYRES can be completely recycled into low-emission diesel engine oil, says a team of engineers.

Mechanical engineers at Queensland University of Technology have tested oil produced from old tyres using a process developed by Australian company Green Distillation Technologies and found it produced a fuel with reduced emissions and no loss of engine performance.

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