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Title: Thermal plasma process for recovering monomers and high value carbons from polymeric materials

Abstract

The present invention relates to a method of recycling polymeric waste products into monomers and high value forms of carbon by pyrolytic conversion using an induction coupled RF plasma heated reactor.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [1]
  1. Philadelphia, PA
  2. Narberth, PA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA (US)
OSTI Identifier:
874705
Patent Number(s):
6444864
Assignee:
Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B82 - NANOTECHNOLOGY B82Y - SPECIFIC USES OR APPLICATIONS OF NANOSTRUCTURES
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10S - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-97ER12205
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
thermal; plasma; process; recovering; monomers; value; carbons; polymeric; materials; relates; method; recycling; waste; products; forms; carbon; pyrolytic; conversion; induction; coupled; rf; heated; reactor; plasma process; polymeric material; waste product; /585/

Citation Formats

Knight, Richard, Grossmann, Elihu D, and Guddeti, Ravikishan R. Thermal plasma process for recovering monomers and high value carbons from polymeric materials. United States: N. p., 2002. Web.
Knight, Richard, Grossmann, Elihu D, & Guddeti, Ravikishan R. Thermal plasma process for recovering monomers and high value carbons from polymeric materials. United States.
Knight, Richard, Grossmann, Elihu D, and Guddeti, Ravikishan R. Tue . "Thermal plasma process for recovering monomers and high value carbons from polymeric materials". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/874705.
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