Table 5 : Cost-Benefit analysis for the use of reclaimed rubber in new tire manufacturing.


Parts of the tire Material Saving in
tons per year
Average price
L.E. per ton
Annual saving
L.E.

Radial tread SBR 1712 27.60 15,000 414,000
Polybutadiene 4.89 20,000 97,800
Carbon black 21.09 15,000 316,350
Others 4.83 7,000 33,810
Reclaimed rubber -58.41 2,000 -116,820
Total     745,140

Radial side wall SMR 20 5.81 20,000 116,160
Polybutadiene 4.75 20,000 94,920
Carbon black 5.27 15,000 15,005
Others 2.18 7,000 15,288
Reclaimed rubber -18.01 2,000 -36,024
Total     205,349

Radial inner liner SMR 20 9.71 20,000 194,180
SBR 1712 4.16 15,000 62,370
Carbon black 6.58 15,000 98,700
Others 2.71 7,000 18,963
Reclaimed rubber -23.16 2,000 -46,312
Total   327,901  

Hussein et al.Journal of Environmental Engineering and Ecological Science  2014 3:5DOI : 10.7243/2050-1323-3-5