Chair: Jerry Zolkowski, Georgia Tech EDI
(Section 1)

Chair: Youjiang Wang, Georgia Tech
(Section 2)

Recent Submissions

  • From Used Carpets to Raw Materials for the Plastic Industry - Experiences and Opportunities in USA and Europe 

    Schneider, Rulf; Dr. Poppe AG (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-05-14)
    The activities of Dr. Poppe AG are based on the experiences made with one of the major projects, Polyamid 2000 AG, Premnitz/Germany (close to Berlin), which is capable of processing European as well as American carpets in ...
  • Miscellaneous Information 

    Park, Chunghee; Kang, Tae-Jin; Kim, Soo-min (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-05-14)
    Abstract of a poster paper: Effect of Oxygen Plasma Treatment on Hydrophilicity and Biodegradability of Poly(butylene succinate) / by Chunghee Park, Soo-min Kim, Tae-Jin Kang, Seoul National University. Papers that were ...
  • Patents as Fences to Protect Ideas and Properties 

    Kelly, Patrick (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-05-14)
    No matter how much good they might do, very few ideas can be or will be developed and commercialized, unless the profit opportunity can justify the investments. Patents serve as fences that can be built around properties, ...
  • CENSOR™ Centrifuge Technology for Plastic Separation 

    Roth, Juergen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-05-14)
    Component separation after shredding is a key step to recover valuable plastics from commingled waste such as carpet. This presentation will discuss technologies for separating plastics, particularly the CENSOR Technology ...
  • Latest Recycling Machinery Developments for Extrusion of Synthetic Fiber and Carpet Waste 

    Strzelecki, Chris (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-05-14)
    Latest machinery breakthroughs in repelletizing synthetic fiber, nonwovens and carpet waste will be discussed. Different materials (PET, Nylon, PP) and economic factors (energy usage, labor, capital equipment cost, floor ...
  • An Overview of Commercial Recycling Technologies and Textile Applications for the Products 

    Hawn, Kenneth L. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-05-14)
    A broad overview is provided on commercial equipment for size reduction, densification, pelletizing. washing and sorting. Processes for converting the recovered materials into plastic parts, fibers and films will be discussed.
  • Manufacturing Polyester Fiber from Recycled Raw Materials 

    Bouchillon, Randy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-05-14)
    This presentation outlines the processes for recycling polyester raw materials. Sources of the major recycled waste streams are discussed, including examples of the materials. The fiber manufacturing process is reviewed, ...