Geopolymers - Plastics With No Oil and Mysterious Benefits
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Geopolymers - Plastics With No Oil and Mysterious Benefits

08/02/2019
When: Friday, 8 February 2019
18:30- 19:30
Where: Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
1 Birdcage Walk
Westminster
London SW1H 9JJ
United Kingdom

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Mineral Polymers are a bit weird!

These are polymeric materials made entirely of inorganic material feedstocks (no oil).

They have a lot of the characteristics of normal plastics but some very surprising differences. For a start, they're fireproof and chemically inert.

But a whole lot more than that. The largest thing is a voracious appetite for absorbing pollutants, which has roused the interest of the automotive, air conditioning and housing sectors. Oh and also the Mayor of London.

Come and hear more of what these are, how they work and how they might be the key part of our transition away from oil.

You can find out more and register your attendance here 

 

This event is organised by the Energy, Environment and Sustainability Group, a special interest group of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). You can find out more about the group here

 


The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) are a professional body licensed by the Society for the Environment to award Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) status 

 

 

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Society for the Environment
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Coventry, West Midlands CV1 2TT.
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