The use of tire derived fuel by cement and paper manufacturers as well as power generating companies in their boilers has been a boon to reducing scrap tire generation.
What does TDF stand for?
TDF stands for Tire Derived Fuel
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Beneficial end-use markets include using crumb rubber in civil engineering projects, asphalt paving and molded rubber products, but the majority of Tennessee's scrap tires are used as tire derived fuel.
5 million to upgrade shredding and waste processing capabilities at its Georgia facility in response to increasing demand for its crumb rubber and tire derived fuel products.
What had begun in 1997 with a relatively small contract supplying tire derived fuel (TDF) to a single area power plant had evolved into a larger operation providing TDF to three Missouri plants.
Even though tire derived fuel produces slightly more heating value than coal, with similar emissions, burning tires for fuel reclaims only a small portion of the energy to produce a tire.