Patent Number: 7,951,271

Title: System for recovering oil from used automobile tires

Abstract: Described is an apparatus for recovery of energy and by-products from automobile and truck tires. The tires are heated in an oxygen poor environment, and the off gases are condensed to recover a liquid oil product and compressible natural gas. The tires are reduces to ash and steel, both of which can be feed streams for other processes. The apparatus includes a condenser with cooled plates, and oil recovery structures.

Inventors: Thompson; David Brent (Idaho Falls, ID)


International Classification: C10B 7/00 (20060101); B01D 3/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-05-31 0:00:00