Tyres Herco’s plant is using Amandus Kahl GmbH & Co state-of-the-art technology. Our modern facilities are located in the industrial area of Patras (Greece’s third largest port), a greenfield project with a 1.650m2 plant over 11.000m2 of land. It has a capacity of 21,000 tons of tyres a year – about 2,500,000 individual tyres – producing rubber granules and fine powder products. Byproducts stripped from shredded tyres are scrap steel and textile fibres from the tyre beads and reinforcement, which are also recycled and re-used.
All tests are done by the SGS Institute Fresenius in Berlin according to the standard DIN V 18035-7. SGS Institute Fresenius is accredited for all experimental methods needed and according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 by the accrediting authority of the DAP, Deutsches Akkreditierungswesen GmbH.
You may see the extract from the recent SGS test below:
The infill material “TYHERCO GG11/13/15/18/19-02/08” from Tyres Herco SA, Partas, Greece is a mixture of two test samples of the production of granules from the 11th, 13th, 15th, 18th and 19th week of 2008 and it is approved for infill material for synthetic turf according to the DIN V 18035-7.