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True Closed-Loop Recycling for Nylon

AlliedSignal and DSM Chemicals North America are now building a facility that will process 200 million pounds (90 million kg) of used carpet annually, creating about 100 million pounds (45 million kg) of caprolactam, the chemical building block for

nylon 6. The technology, known as

Published September 1, 1999

(1999, September 1). True Closed-Loop Recycling for Nylon. Retrieved from