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Examination of the possibility of recycling and utilizing recycled polyethylene and polypropylene

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dc.contributor.author Meran, Cemal
dc.contributor.author Ozturk, O.
dc.contributor.author Yuksel, M.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-16T12:19:14Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-16T12:19:14Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.issn 0261-3069
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/11499/7286
dc.identifier.uri https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2007.02.007
dc.description.abstract Due to the advantages of plastic materials, during the last decade their use has increased greatly, both in areas of application and in actual quantities employed. Because it is impossible to avoid plastic consumption, which parallels the development of new technology, realistic solutions have to be searched for the problems arising from the growing use of plastics. That is, recycling methods and ways of evaluating these recycled materials must be found. In addition, recycling refused plastic materials is an essential part of national economy. It is known that the mechanical properties of original materials are different from those of the corresponding recycled materials. However, it is possible to find an optimum point which can be determined by experimentation. In this study, the possibility of recycling and using recycled refuse low-density polyethylene (LDPE), high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and polypropylene (PP) (which make up 45% of the plastic production in the world) have been researched in relation to their tensile strength exchange ratio. © 2007 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier Ltd en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Materials and Design en_US
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/closedAccess en_US
dc.subject Polyethylenes en_US
dc.subject Polypropylenes en_US
dc.subject Tensile strength en_US
dc.subject Waste utilization en_US
dc.subject Refuse plastic materials en_US
dc.subject Strength exchange ratio en_US
dc.subject Recycling en_US
dc.title Examination of the possibility of recycling and utilizing recycled polyethylene and polypropylene en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.volume 29 en_US
dc.identifier.issue 3 en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 701
dc.identifier.startpage 701 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 705 en_US
dc.authorid 0000-0002-1813-7166
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.matdes.2007.02.007
dc.relation.publicationcategory Makale - Uluslararası Hakemli Dergi - Kurum Öğretim Elemanı en_US
dc.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-37549035838 en_US
dc.identifier.wos WOS:000253189800011 en_US

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