TITLE

Slick move

AUTHOR(S)
Pierce, Julia
PUB. DATE
November 2002
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);11/22/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7616, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Athens, Greek-based Hellenic Innovation Relay Centre has unveiled CleanMag, a porous, non-toxic granular co-polymer with magnetic properties that absorbs oil when it is sprinkled on a sea-borne oil slick. Collection of the material by vessels equipped with electromagnets or magnetic drum conveyor belts after it has absorbed the oil.
ACCESSION #
8618063

 

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