Microbial Activity in Waste Rubber Deposits

Project: Research project

Project Details


Deposits containing only waste rubber materials like waste tyre or latex gloves tend to create self-heating processes under certain conditions, which may cause fires. As a reason, microbial activity such as rubber degradation or methanogenesis cannot be excluded. Investigations are performed to characterize the microbial populations in the deposit under aerobic and anaerobic conditions.
Effective start/end date1/11/0031/12/03


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