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Dimitrios Hondroulis
Dimitrios George Hondroulis, Ian Paul Ratowsky, Neville William Kingham, Katherine Tracy Bergquist Kingham: Process for sorbing liquids using tropical fibers. FyBx Environmental, Gerald R Boss, Troutman Sanders, February 22, 2000: US06027652 (20 worldwide citation)

A process is described for using tropical fibers to recover spilled oil, gasoline, kerosene, hydrocarbons, pentachlorophenol, creosote or other hazardous liquids from land or water. The sorbent fiber material is produced from agricultural byproducts from cultivation of banana, plantain, cavendish pl ...


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Dimitrios Hondroulis
Dimitrios George Hondroulis, Katherine Tracy Bergquist Kingham, Neville William Kingham: Process for sorbing liquids using tropical fibers. Fybx Enviromental, Gerald R Boss, Troutman Sanders, January 14, 2003: US06506307 (10 worldwide citation)

A process is described for sorbing hydrophobic liquids using a plurality of dried, washed fibers originating from a tropical plant material having naturally hydrophobic fibers. The dried, washed fibers have been washed sufficiently to extract a substantial portion of natural liquids therefrom, there ...


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Dimitrios George Hondroulis, Ian Paul Ratowsky: Process for converting tropical plant material into fibers. FyBx Corporation, Gerald R Boss Esq, Troutman Sanders, September 28, 1999: US05958182 (7 worldwide citation)

A process for converting tropical materials into fibers useful in paper-making, textiles, insulation, general fiber filler and the absorption of liquids. The tropical materials utilized in the process include, banana, plantain or cavendish plant stalks, pineapple crowns, coconut, palm or palmetto fr ...


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