North-east experts create device set to tackle pollution

  • Waheed Afzal
  • Mohammed Salah-Eldin Imbabi
  • Fredrik Glasser

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https://www.eveningexpress.co.uk/fp/news/local/north-east-experts-create-device-set-to-tackle-pollution/ 

A CLEVER device that converts pollution into a valuable material has been developed in Aberdeen – and could be a money spinner.

Engineering experts at the University of Aberdeen have come up with a carbon capture device, which fits on the flues of industrial buildings to stop harmful gas escaping into the air.

The carbon then mixes with other chemicals to produce a substance used to produce common household goods such as writing paper and food packaging.

That substance is typically sold at £400 per tonne and the team hope they can sell their devices across the world to help the environment...

Period4 Nov 2017

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  • TitleNorth-east experts create device set to tackle pollution
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletEveningExpress
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/Size1-Page Coverage on Saturday
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date4/11/17
    DescriptionA CLEVER device that converts pollution into a valuable material has been developed in Aberdeen – and could be a money spinner.

    Engineering experts at the University of Aberdeen have come up with a carbon capture device, which fits on the flues of industrial buildings to stop harmful gas escaping into the air.

    The carbon then mixes with other chemicals to produce a substance used to produce common household goods such as writing paper and food packaging.
    Producer/AuthorDale Haslam
    URLhttps://www.eveningexpress.co.uk/fp/news/local/north-east-experts-create-device-set-to-tackle-pollution/
    PersonsWaheed Afzal, Mohammed Salah-Eldin Imbabi, Fredrik Glasser

Keywords

  • Carbon Capture and Conversion