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Petroleum Recycler / Recycling product

Petroleum Recycler

Marine petroleum pollution has harmed the marine ecological environment.
Petroleum Recycler is spherical.It uses a new type of sponge called "oleo sponge", which can absorb petroleum efficiently.It's dropped via drone. After drop, the internal robotic arm pops up, increasing the contact area of the "oleo sponge" with the liquid, absorbing and storing the oil in the cavity. After petroleum adsorption is saturated, the top indicator flashes to remind the drone to recycle.
The petroleum recovered by Petroleum Recycler can be re-refined and used,achieving the global sustainable development goal of protecting the environment and saving resources.


Hubei University of Technology

Hubei University of Technology
Wuhan, China

Jiawei Deng,
Hubei University of Technology

Zhuo Chen,
Hubei University of Technology