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'Plastic oil' could improve fuel economy in cars

  1. Jun 16, 2005 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    I believe it because plastic,especially PE molecules can just be regarded as long-chained carbon atoms,while petrol molecules are some shorter ones.So with cracking technology we can get petrol from plastic easily.The profits are high,because the world's oil price keeps increasing and the plastic products are so cheap.
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