Accession Number:

ADA009417

Title:

A Study of a Super-Cooling Technique for Removal of Rubber from Solid-Rubber Tires.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND TEXARKANA TX INTERN TRAINING CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

This research is designed to answer the following questions 1 Is the concept of removing rubber from roadwheels by a super-cooling technique valid and 2 how does this technique compare with methods presently being used with respect to operating costs, safety, and environmental pollution. In answering these questions, an experiment is conducted to validate the concept and to determine liquid nitrogen usage requirements. An economic analysis is performed to compare the costs of the super-cooling technique with those of the brake drum lathe method of rubber removal. Safety and environmental pollution factors are also investigated and discussed.

Subject Categories:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE