IHS Chemical Week

EnviroTech :: Innovation

3M Subsidiary Breaks Ground on Pilot Plant to Recycle PTFE

3:13 PM MDT | August 16, 2012 | Ian Young

Dyneon, a 3M subsidiary, has broken ground on a project to build a pilot plant for recycling polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE). The project is at Dyneon's Gendorf site in the German state of Bavaria. The plant will have capacity to recycle 500 m.t./year of PTFE waste, converting it back into full-value raw materials. The University of Bayreuth (Bayreuth, Germany) had a supporting role in developing the PTFE recycling process, 3M says. The environmental innovation program of Germany's federal environment ministry contributed €1 million to support the concept, 3M...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa