• CARE - A Market and Product Development Update 

      Peoples, Robert (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-05-12)
      CARE is now up and running. The key to the success for carpet recycling will be the creation of products and markets that are cost competitive. This talk will provide a review of CARE efforts to support the development of ...
    • Composites Derived from Post-Consumer Nylon 6 Carpet 

      Muzzy, John D.; Wang, Youjiang; Satcher, Melinda; Shaw, Bryan; McNamara, Andrew; Jin, Kun; Norton, Josh (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-05-12)
      Over 2 million tons of post-consumer carpet is landfilled each year. This waste carpet is a potential resource for composites. This paper focuses on the processing and properties of nylon 6 post-consumer carpet. The carpet ...
    • State of the Art Post Consumer Carpet Recycling and Its Opportunities in the US Market 

      Kreklau, Frank (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-05-12)
      Producers of plastics, like fiber and carpet manufacturers, feel an increasing need to develop recycling concepts for their products in order to compete in the marketplace. Producers of other floor covering systems, such ...
    • TIRECYCLE™ Technology in Advanced Recycling of Post Consumer Carpet 

      Jakush, Ed (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-05-12)
      The TIRECYCLE technology enables post-consumer carpet, at 100% grind, to be effectively co-reacted with post consumer cured scrap rubber to create families of useful molding and extrusion compounds, both thermoset and ...