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Video: Concrete reinforced with recycled tire fibers has enhanced performance, reduced environmental impact

By April Gocha / June 28, 2017

Scientists at the University of British Colombia (Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada) have a new strategy that just might be going somewhere—they’ve devised a technique to incorporate recycled rubber tire fibers into concrete to reuse the waste material, improve the durability of concrete, and reduced the carbon footprint of the concrete industry.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 21, 2017

Beetles spark development of color-changing nanoparticles for commercial use, one step closer to practical fast charging batteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 21, 2017.

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Old tires find new purpose by helping build better anode for Li-ion batteries

By Jessica McMathis / September 5, 2014

The recycled rubber we so readily discard—some 290 million tires each year—could someday provide electricity to our electric vehicles or store solar or wind energy.

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