Episode 45 of the Tyre Recycling podcast is now available for viewing and listening, as we welcome back our first interviewee to the podcast, Martin von Wolfersdorff, the Managing Director of Wolfersdorff Consulting Berlin.
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During our interview Martin discusses the current state of play in the tyre pyrolysis sector and the changes seen over the last few year with manufacturers stating to dictate the specifications of their requirements. Ewan also asks Martin to talk about the success of the Smithers Rcb Conference and the problems and opportunities that could exist from the potential crumb rubber restrictions.
00:00 Introduction to Episode #45: A Conversation with Martin von Wolfersdorff on Pyrolysis and Recovered Carbon Black
01:26 Interview with the Managing Director of Wolfersdorff Consulting Berlin, Martin von Wolfersdorff
01:41 Martin Gives on Overview on the Changes in the Market
03:37 What will happen to smaller players in pyrolysis market in the context of larger players coming on the radar?
05:24 Martin talks about challenges facing pyrolysis sector for start-ups
08:14 Feedstock challenges across Europe
11:00 Importance of Feedstock control in not just quantity but type of tyres
12:31 Has the market changed with the manufacturers dictating the specifications what they require
19:03 Sustainable carbon black vs Virgin carbon black
23:20 Wolfersdorff talks in more details about sustainable carbon blacks
28:17 Wolfersdorff explains the key benefits in attending the conference
31:34 Martin looks at the potential restrictions placed on crumb rubber and what it means for pyrolysis industry