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STEP 01 - RECLAIM

Rubber crumb or granulate can be produced using ambient, cryogenic or wet grinding techniques. Ambient ground crumb of a defined size is the first step in producing a high value devulcanized rubber recyclate for reuse using Recyclatech’s Technology.

STEP 02 - RECYCLE

Recyclatech's Technology uses patented biotechnological intellectual property to devulcanize rubber crumb from waste tyres and for the processed material to re-enter the high value markets of the materials chain.

STEP 03 - REENGINEER

Recyclatech’s reprocessed rubber can be substituted for natural and synthetic virgin rubber at approximately 50% of the cost.

OUR CREDENTIALS

The company has successfully negotiated a global licence in perpetuity, or assignation of the IP for the microorganisms and process, from Edinburgh Napier University.

The IP portfolio includes three fully validated patents:

  • European Patent EP 0917563 B1 (IP Title: Micro-organism which can desulphurise benzothiophene) that was granted on 2 February 2005 and has been validated in Germany, France and the United Kingdom
  • US Patent US 7,737,191 B2 (IP Title: Rubber Treatment Method) that was granted on 15 June 2010 by the US Patent and Trademark Office
  • European Patent EP 1597285 B1 (IP Title: Rubber Treatment Method) that was granted on 21 September 2011 by the European Patent Office (validated throughout Europe)

Patents will also be deposited for a number of new bacterial isolates shown to devulcanise rubber and on the process for devulcanisation and reuse of rubber crumb.

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