Use of Waste Plastics in Coke Oven: A Review

  title={Use of Waste Plastics in Coke Oven: A Review},
  author={S. Nomura},
  journal={Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy},
  • S. Nomura
  • Published 2015
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy
To help in building a recycling-oriented sustainable society, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation developed a waste plastic-recycling process using coke oven and put it into commercial operation in 2000. Now roughly 200,000 tons per year of waste plastics are processed in coke oven in Japan. In this process, the waste plastics collected from households are agglomerated to the sizes ranging from 20 to 30 mm in diameter and charged into coke ovens with coal at the blending ratio of about 1… Expand
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