DIY Video : How to build a Homemade Supercapacitor from Old Scrap Tyres



This video shows how you can turn an old tyre into a pretty good supercapacitor using a process called graphetisation.The graphetisation process turns the tyre into 2 things, one graphited lumps of carbon and steel Worldwide we have a problem of disposing old tires and a shortage of energy storage for renewable energy.Some of the 300 million tires discarded each year in the United States alone could be used in supercapacitors for vehicles and other energy applications.




At the end of the video, they show how the tyre converted Supercapacitor power a small toy helicopter.Instead of dumping these old used tyres,we could use them to create off the grid power that will be helpful for millions.

Watch the DIY Homemade Supercapacitor  from Old used Tyre Video