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What does scCO2 stand for?

scCO2 stands for Supercritical Carbon Dioxide (extraction)


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Michnacs, Luckert, and Zetzl recovered the absorbent particles by mixing the rejects with a thermoplastic melt such as styrene butadiene block copolymers and solidifying and extracting the thermoplastics, additives, and contaminates with a supercritical carbon dioxide or propane, leaving behind active, crosslinked superabsorbent particles.
It has now taken a crucial step towards developing the wider use of sustainable green solvents, such as supercritical carbon dioxide, which in the future could replace conventional solvents used by the chemical industry, such as acetone, hexane and dichloromethane.
The BioComposites Centre, which specialises in the research, development and commercial application of bio-based alternatives to synthetic materials in manufacturing and industry, has taken a crucial step towards developing the wider use of sustainable green solvents, such as supercritical carbon dioxide.