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

Stephen D. Williams sdw at lig.net
Tue Aug 14 10:05:29 PDT 2012

PTFE spiral slides instead of steps down or elevators.  Green, faster, funner, meet your neighbors up close!


On 8/14/12 8:30 AM, geege schuman wrote:
> 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.
>> --
>> greg at bolcer.org, http://bolcer.org, c: +1.714.928.5476

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