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Proceedings Second International Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing (2001)
Tokyo, Japan
Dec. 11, 2001 to Dec. 15, 2001
ISBN: 0-7695-1266-6
pp: 986-990
I. Okajima , Graduate Sch. of Sci. & Technol., Shizuoka Univ., Japan
ABSTRACT
Recently many kinds of recycling techniques of waste plastics have been developed. Among their techniques, much attention has been given to supercritical fluids such as water and methanol as the benign solvents in recycling processes. We show some typical recyclings for waste plastics using supercritical fluids as follows: (1) the recovery of constituent monomers from PET using supercritical methanol, (2) the recovery of each constituent monomer and polymer in laminate film using subcritical water, and (3) the recovery of the carbon fiber from CFRP using supercritical water.
INDEX TERMS
carbon fibre reinforced plastics, recycling, dissolving
CITATION

I. Okajima and T. Sako, "Plastic recycling with supercritical fluids," Proceedings Second International Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing(ECODIM), Tokyo, Japan, , pp. 986-990.
doi:10.1109/ECODIM.2001.992506
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