Materials: Plastics recycled with acid

May 2014
Nature;5/22/2014, Vol. 509 Issue 7501, p403
Academic Journal
The article informs that researchers including Jeannette Garcia at the IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose, California have developed thermoset polymer by linking aminebased monomers with paraformaldehyde and also mentions that the polymers are used in automotive and electronic parts.


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