13 March 2024

HEXPOL Compounding Invest in Devulcanization

The rubber compounding arm of the HEXPOL Group has announced an investment in a devulcanization line in Europe. This allows them to offer mechanical devulcanization of rubber in-house and supports the transition to a circular economy.

Devulcanization can transform cured rubber parts into an uncured state again. The devulcanized material still contains the polymer, carbon black or other fillers and plasticizer of the original compound.
This results in a raw material base for producing new rubber parts and demonstrates that rubber can be recycled.

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