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Old 04-09-2011, 05:14   #1
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A New Process to Dissolve and Reuse Old Fiberglass, Resin and Glass

Apparently with this chemical you can redissolve into liquid the hardened resin.
And then recover both resin and glass to reuse in another boat.
SINTEF Develop Technology to Recycle Old Fibreglass Boats
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Old 04-09-2011, 10:24   #2
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Re: a new process to dissolve and reuse old fiberglass, resin and glass

Well that would be very cool indeed if it turns out to be the case....Thanks
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Re: A New Process to Dissolve and Reuse Old Fiberglass, Resin and Glass

Just watch. It will turn out to be too expensive for any one to make money at so the old carcasses will pile up anyway.

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Re: A New Process to Dissolve and Reuse Old Fiberglass, Resin and Glass

Great idea if it is cost effective.
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Re: A New Process to Dissolve and Reuse Old Fiberglass, Resin and Glass

The press release suggested they would need to transport the old boats and the inherent difficulties and costs. ,, Perhaps a large "Chipper" would work and transport the chipped product to the process plant.
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