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Development of Solvent-Based Recycling Technique for Polyethylene Terephthalate from Waste Plastic

Kamaruzamal, Nor Sharizat Arieff (2014) Development of Solvent-Based Recycling Technique for Polyethylene Terephthalate from Waste Plastic. UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI PETRONAS, UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI PETRONAS. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This paper will cover the development of solvent-based recycling technique of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) taken from post-consumer drinks containers which have the labeling number of 1. These bottle containers are further processed to be made as small pellet with sizing of less than 2 mm (length) x 2 mm (width). This sample will then be treated with selected solvent in order to dissolve it from solid PET to liquid PET. Later on, this liquefied PET will be recovered through a dissolution/re-precipitation technique to make it as a pure PET polymer. This polymer is then will be tested with various chemical analysis methods in order to identify its purity so that the success of this project can be justified.

Item Type: Final Year Project
Academic Subject : Academic Department - Chemical Engineering - Separation Process
Subject: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions: Engineering > Chemical
Depositing User: Users 2053 not found.
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2014 15:41
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 09:38
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/13996

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