Plastic to Diesel
Feeling Proud to contribute successfully in the first Plant in India to convert Diesel from Plastic. Dosing Pumps specially designed & manufactured by my engineers (@Positive Metering Pumps India Pvt Ltd ) for this plant established in Dehradun, India is being used for an important role. Many thanks to Technip FMC for the opportunity.
A demonstration plant for converting plastic waste to diesel-based at the Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP) of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research in Dehradun.
The plant, which was developed based on a technology by IIP researchers, can convert one tonne of plastic waste into 800 litres of diesel every day.
The fuel will be of automotive-grade. It meets the specifications for use in vehicles. GAIL (India) has sponsored the technology development and provided technical support for the endeavour.
Using technology, polyolefinic waste can be converted into diesel. This type of waste accounts for about 70 percent of total plastic waste in the country and is the least bio-degradable.
The process is also environmentally friendly. IIP and GAIL have planned to roll out the technology nation-wide after six months of operation of the pilot plant.
Sudhir Mutalik – Managing Director
Positive Metering Pumps ( I ) Pvt Ltd.