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Title: Method to separate and recover oil and plastic from plastic contaminated with oil

Abstract

The present invention provides a method to separate and recover oils and recyclable plastic from plastic contaminated with oil. The invention utilizes the different solubility of oil in a liquid or supercritical fluid as compared to a gas to effect separation of the oil from the plastic. 3 figs.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Honeywell International Inc
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
570496
Patent Number(s):
5711820
Application Number:
PAN: 8-603,009
Assignee:
Allied Signal, Inc., Morristown, NJ (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00613
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 27 Jan 1998
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; OILS; PLASTICS; MATERIALS RECOVERY; SEPARATION PROCESSES; SOLUBILITY; SUPERCRITICAL GAS EXTRACTION

Citation Formats

Smith, H M, Bohnert, G W, Olson, R B, and Hand, T E. Method to separate and recover oil and plastic from plastic contaminated with oil. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Smith, H M, Bohnert, G W, Olson, R B, & Hand, T E. Method to separate and recover oil and plastic from plastic contaminated with oil. United States.
Smith, H M, Bohnert, G W, Olson, R B, and Hand, T E. Tue . "Method to separate and recover oil and plastic from plastic contaminated with oil". United States.
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