Recycling Carpets Turns into a Raw Material Opportunity

Billions of pounds of carpets are generated annually worldwide. A large percentage of which ends up in landfills is problematic because nylon is non-biodegradable.

Limitations in landfill capacity and the environmental impact of disposing of carpet waste in this manner have made recovering nylon from carpet waste an increasingly important enterprise.

Thermal analysis coupled to different evolved gas analysis methods allows for comprehensive characterization of material recovered from carpet waste. Identification of the composition of recycled carpet becomes possible. Download our Applicationnote for free (PDF)
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