Normal view MARC view

The Economics of tire remanufacturing

Author: Ferrer, Geraldo INSEAD Area: Technology and Operations ManagementIn: Resources, Conservation and Recycling, vol. 19, no. 4, apr. 1997 Language: EnglishDescription: p. 221-225.Type of document: INSEAD ArticleNote: Please ask us for this itemAbstract: The world market for tires is described to identify the current material flow from raw materials to tires and the used tire disposal problem. Then, the author describes the value-adding operations in the tire production process and in the tire retreading process. Once retreading is identified as the only recovery alternative that maximizes tire utilization, it is explained why heat generation is the only recovery alternative, when retreading is not technically feasible. The economic values of heat generation in electric plants and in cement kilns are discussed. The paper culminates with the case of retreading, the tire remanufacturing process, and the recommandation of a simple decision rule for selecting the number of times a tire should be retreaded to maximize its utilization
Tags: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
INSEAD Article Europe Campus
Available BC004029
Total holds: 0

Ask Qualtrics

The world market for tires is described to identify the current material flow from raw materials to tires and the used tire disposal problem. Then, the author describes the value-adding operations in the tire production process and in the tire retreading process. Once retreading is identified as the only recovery alternative that maximizes tire utilization, it is explained why heat generation is the only recovery alternative, when retreading is not technically feasible. The economic values of heat generation in electric plants and in cement kilns are discussed. The paper culminates with the case of retreading, the tire remanufacturing process, and the recommandation of a simple decision rule for selecting the number of times a tire should be retreaded to maximize its utilization

Digitized

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.
Koha 18.11 - INSEAD Catalogue
Home | Contact Us | What's Koha?