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

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

Re: Peak oil

What you are looking for is thermal depolymerization.

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

SpaceNut
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From: New Hampshire
Registered: 2004-07-22
Posts: 23,099

Re: Peak oil

Finally found the topic

and its in need of repair...

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

Calliban
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From: Northern England, UK
Registered: 2019-08-18
Posts: 1,154

Re: Peak oil

A discussion on small, high temperature fast reactors is presently taking place here: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php?id=9169&p=11

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)


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