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#26 2004-08-12 11:18:38

From: Corvallis, OR
Registered: 2003-02-06
Posts: 922

Re: Peak oil

What you are looking for is … on]thermal depolymerization.


#27 2021-07-28 19:29:44

From: New Hampshire
Registered: 2004-07-22
Posts: 27,657

Re: Peak oil

Finally found the topic

and its in need of repair...


#28 2021-07-29 08:29:42

From: Northern England, UK
Registered: 2019-08-18
Posts: 2,616

Re: Peak oil

A discussion on small, high temperature fast reactors is presently taking place here:

This has interesting implications for biomass pyrolysis, steam cracking and depolymerisation, which would be greatly aided by a high temperature nuclear heat source able to supply high temperature steam to a cracking reactor along with quantities of hydrogen and oxygen.

Last edited by Calliban (2021-07-29 08:35:40)

"Plan and prepare for every possibility, and you will never act. It is nobler to have courage as we stumble into half the things we fear than to analyse every possible obstacle and begin nothing. Great things are achieved by embracing great dangers."


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