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Man invents machine to convert plastic into oil

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by NetMonkey, Aug 24, 2010.

  1. Aug 24, 2010 at 1:03 PM
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    Cool!
    Give this man the Nobel Peace Prize, NOT Al f*cking Gore, or BO.
     
  5. Aug 24, 2010 at 1:42 PM
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    Forreal! This guy's machine is absolutely amazing...just don't expect it to make it past the lobbyists.
     
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    This is awesome
     
  7. Aug 24, 2010 at 1:46 PM
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    wait...isnt plastic made from oil in the first place? Im not saying what he did isnt amazing, but Im not terribly surprised either

    EDIT: i cant get the video at work so i may have missed something, im just judging from the thread title
     
  9. Aug 24, 2010 at 1:48 PM
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    It is cool but I think you could accomplish the same thing by boiling plastic in a pot, catching the gas in a tube, then condensing it somehow. Just like distilling alcohol.
    Unless he's hiding something else in there...:confused:
     
  10. Aug 24, 2010 at 1:49 PM
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    this guy will disappear very soon, just like the guy who made a car that runs on water...
     
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    Yeah....no kidding.


    I really hope this turns into something on a massive scale in many areas of the world, including impoverished countries.
    He needs to hook up with a company that can start making these things to sale if he hasn't already.

    The only problem I see is it may take a lot of energy to run these machines, but it will probably make it up by selling the oil at a good price. Plus it's cheaper vs. going to find the oil.
     
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    I'd be really surprised if it was that simple. Rep for you if you come up with a write-up! :)
     
  13. Aug 24, 2010 at 2:11 PM
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    hah... ya.. how much oil would you burn to heat this thing up to 350C. i hope it produces more than it uses.
     
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    That is incredibly simple. I have a feeling there is something else going on here that he isn't explaining.
     
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    It doesn't matter from a business standpoint, as long as you make a profit after all bills are paid including the electricity bill.
    Or from a environmentalist stand point, you could use clean electricity, water, wind, solar, etc, to power it. But it still wouldn't be 100% clean no matter what you do, because the oil will still be used to power engines.
     
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    hmmm this is pretty interesting, and absolutely it cant be that damn easy and im sure there is something he is hiding due to the fact that it would deff be something everyone wanted. and well if he cant patent it first then hes screwed if he tells everyone how to make it.

    anyway thinks for the vid it just gave me something to talk about in my environmental philosophy class for tomorrow :)
     
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    Environmental Philosophy class, never heard of it? Bunch of hippies with red stars on their shirts teaching this class for ya? lol :D j/k
     
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