The Swedish forest has potential to replace fossil content in tires
Renewable-based carbon black has been produced at RISE ETC in Piteå using pyrolysis oil derived from pine and spruce stem wood as feedstock. Preliminary results also indicate that the production of bio-based carbon black can be economically feasible even compared to conventional production using fossil-based feedstocks.Carbon black is one of the world’s most used carbon-based chemicals. The material is a fine powder of carbon that is forms during the incomplete combustion of organic materials. Carbon black is commonly used in paint and ink, but most of it ends up as additive in tires.