[FoRK] CO2 -> 43% by weight of an ABS-replacement bioplastic

geege schuman geege4 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 14 08:30:57 PDT 2012


PTFE sidewalks.  :-)

On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 11:18 AM, Gregory Alan Bolcer <greg at bolcer.org> wrote:
> Lol...they'll be scraping it off the sidewalk in a couple of years!
>
>
> On 8/13/2012 11:30 PM, Stephen Williams wrote:
>>
>> Now we know what to do with our excess CO2!  The future is plastic!
>> Nifty, if viable.
>>
>> The unnamed plastic is the result of a three-year project, funded by the
>> German Research Ministry, for research into the use of CO2 as a possible
>> feedstock for polymers. In addition to scientists at Siemens' corporate
>> technology global research unit, project partners included researchers
>> from BASF, well known as a leader in sustainable plastics and chemicals,
>> as well as Munich Technical University, and the University of Hamburg.
>>
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