Al thanks for covering this topic and this particular advance. I'm not surprised Cognex is at the forefront; their engineers (and management) tend to think about systems and networks, not just cameras.
Although plastics make up only about 11% of all US municipal solid waste, many are actually more energy-dense than coal. Converting these non-recycled plastics into energy with existing technologies could reduce US coal consumption, as well as boost domestic energy reserves, says a new study.
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