Slick move

Pierce, Julia
November 2002
Engineer (00137758);11/22/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7616, p11
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.


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