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Froth Flotation Plant | by Argonne National Laboratory
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Froth Flotation Plant

Individual plastics are separated for recycling using froth flotation, a process separating water-shedding (hydrophobic) materials from water-attracting (hydrophilic) materials. Download the fact sheet, "Recovering Plastics from Retired Vehicles," at www.transportation.anl.gov/pdfs/R/560.pdf. Visit Argonne's Transportation Technology R&D Center at www.transportation.anl.gov.

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Taken on November 7, 2005