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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 as liquid or supercritical fluid as compared to a gas to effect separation of the oil from the plastic.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4]
  1. Overland Park, KS
  2. Harrisonville, MO
  3. Kansas City, MO
  4. Lee's Summit, MO
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Kansas City Plant (KCP), Kansas City, MO (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
871343
Patent Number(s):
5711820
Application Number:
08/603,009
Assignee:
Allied Signal, Inc. (Morristown, NJ)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02W - CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION TECHNOLOGIES RELATED TO WASTEWATER TREATMENT OR WASTE MANAGEMENT
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B29 - WORKING OF PLASTICS B29L - INDEXING SCHEME ASSOCIATED WITH SUBCLASS B29C, RELATING TO PARTICULAR ARTICLES
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00613
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; separate; recover; oil; plastic; contaminated; provides; oils; recyclable; utilizes; solubility; liquid; supercritical; fluid; compared; gas; effect; separation; supercritical fluid; recover oil; effect separation; plastic contaminated; /134/

Citation Formats

Smith, Henry M, Bohnert, George W, Olson, Ronald B, and Hand, Thomas E. Method to separate and recover oil and plastic from plastic contaminated with oil. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Smith, Henry M, Bohnert, George W, Olson, Ronald B, & Hand, Thomas E. Method to separate and recover oil and plastic from plastic contaminated with oil. United States.
Smith, Henry M, Bohnert, George W, Olson, Ronald B, and Hand, Thomas E. Tue . "Method to separate and recover oil and plastic from plastic contaminated with oil". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/871343.
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abstractNote = {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 as liquid or supercritical fluid as compared to a gas to effect separation of the oil from the plastic.},
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year = {1998},
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