Use of tyres to form methane

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Use of tyres to form methane

Post by JArchy »

Basically, I have to find the stoichiometry of a tyre which we have determined as a surrogate molecule to be C72H86S. I have to determine the conversion of this to Methane as an approximation for a design of a reactor and the calculation of a rate. So I was wondering what equation I could use.
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Re: Use of tyres to form methane

Post by ChenBeier »

Hundreds of possibilities.
C72H86S => 22 CH4 + H2S + 50 C
or ading hydrogen C72H86S + 102 H2 => 72 CH4 + H2S

But I dont think it will go so clear. Probably you will get crack products.
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