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1999 - Volume #23, Issue #3, Page #08
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Rubber Paving Tiles Made Out Of Old Tires

"They can be used for paving wherever conventional brick and tile might be used," says Emile Tieule whose company recently began marketing non-slip bricks and tiles made out of recycled rubber tires. "Traction is unbelievable."
  "Rubberbrick Pavers" are made from high-grade recycled rubber granules mixed with a polyurethane binder. They're stain, water and crack-resistant and are extremely durable, according to Tieule.
  The non-slip tiles can be used indoor or out - anywhere you'd use conventional pavers. They're particularly valuable wherever workers have to stand for long periods of time, Tieule says.
  Since January, the company has been marketing the bricks and tiles for use in or around playgrounds, swimming pools, outdoor patios, hot tub decks, walkways, driveways, etc., since January.
  They come in a variety of colors, including terra cotta, green, gray and black.
  Interlocking rubber bricks are about 8 by 6 1/2-in. and 7/8-in. thick; rubber tiles are about 19 in. sq. and 1 3/4-in. thick; "Z" bricks are about 8 1/2 by 4 1/2 in. and 1 1/2 in. thick.
  Cost is $5 to $5.50 per sq. ft. (Canadian), comparable to using conventional designer pavers.
  The company, which uses some 800,000 lbs. of used tires a month in various products, also makes rubber cow, horse and pet mats.
  Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Champagne Edition Inc., Box 29, Site 13, R.R. 1, Legal, Alberta, Canada T0G 1L0 (ph 800 462-8884 or 780 961-3229; fax 3227; Website:; E-mail: costcow@datanet.ab).
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