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Man Invents Machine That Turns Plastic Back Into Oil

Man invents machine that converts plastic trash back into oil.


There was one previous post about this on the DP by Mark Twain.


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It looks like how moonshine is made with distilling.

Plastics don't need a high heat to melt like metals. The temp for baking a cake at 350 degrees will liquify many plastics.

Maybe a DP'er is already trying it out in their backyard. Check out what this guy is doing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fdq37DLVd6g

I cant seem to

accept this as legit.

If this is what he says it is, it would be a material impact regarding hydrocarbon efficiency.

Hope it is true!


Liberty = Responsibility

It's not legit. It's a scam.

However, the U.N. does care deeply for you.

It was probably the pandas.

i seen this a few years ago...

i always wondered where i can purchase one of these?

I want someone to turn oil back into a dinosaur

Smiley face

Here's a website with information on the process...

posted as recently as 2008:


It was probably the pandas.

Distillation tubes would only be necessary if.....

You wished to distill out the various hydrocarbon chains in the crude. If you only want the crude you would not distill it, but merely process the one form of hydrocarbon into another. BTW you can convert any hydrocarbon into any other using the correct process inputs of heat, pressure, and catalyst. This is not new, South Africa makes most of their motor fuel this way, the Germans did the same thing in ww2

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learned something new

Thanks :)

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Having a difficult time

processing his claim that converting it back into oil reduces cO2 emissions.

probably means

As opposed to burning the plastics.

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So that's how the Back To The Future Car works!


Looks like a fantastic invention!

holy crap

Straight out of the video game "metal gear" almost.

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Island of Black Gold?

Thermal depolymerization 2.0?


It was probably the pandas.


that's cool I want to buy one

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from the wikipedia page...

Thermal depolymerization (TDP) is a depolymerization process using hydrous pyrolysis for the reduction of complex organic materials (usually waste products of various sorts, often biomass and plastic) into light crude oil. It mimics the natural geological processes thought to be involved in the production of fossil fuels. Under pressure and heat, long chain polymers of hydrogen, oxygen, and carbon decompose into short-chain petroleum hydrocarbons with a maximum length of around 18 carbons.

In other words, heat the stuff up using electricity generated by solar panels manufactured by slaves in China using oil from Iran to produce carbon chain vapors to distill with long tall tubes which this machine is mysteriously lacking.

It was probably the pandas.