IJMTES – PREPARATION OF LIQUID FUELS FROM MUNICIPAL WASTE PLASTICS

Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science

Author’s Name : K Saravana kumar | S SathishKumar | P Prakash | A Sheik Fareeth | E Pranesh

Volume 02 Issue 04  Year 2015

ISSN no: 2348-3121

Page no: 10-12

Abstract— Increase in the human and automobile population possess major environmental pollution in urban areas, many manufacturers are tired to overcome this problem. One of the main pollutants is the plastic (Polythene). A growing potential threat to the planet is the dumping of recyclable plastic into landfills. We are ignorant of many methods to recycle them. Here we present an idea to recycle and reuse plastics effectively. As we all know plastics are by products of crude oil. Crude oils are large hydrocarbon chains. These are distilled in oil refineries to produce lighter fractions. The main fraction for the production of plastic is Naptha. Plastics are produced by polymerisation. In this process large number of monomers are linked together to form a polymer. In our work we have collected plastic wastes and converted them into fuel called as “PLASTIC FUEL”. Thus our new concept and project we can expect a greener and pollution free tomorrow. The whole project demands to call plastics not only a waste but also “ALTERNATIVE FUELS” and to add more “RENEWABLE FUEL”.

Keywords— Naptha, Plastic Fuel, Alternative Fuels, Renewable Fuel

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