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Potential energy savings in the production route for plastics. / Worrell, E.; De Beer, J. G.; Faaij, A. P.C.; Blok, K.

In: Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 35, No. 12, 01.01.1994, p. 1073-1085.

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Worrell, E, De Beer, JG, Faaij, APC & Blok, K 1994, 'Potential energy savings in the production route for plastics', Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 35, no. 12, pp. 1073-1085. https://doi.org/10.1016/0196-8904(94)90011-6

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Worrell, E., De Beer, J. G., Faaij, A. P. C., & Blok, K. (1994). Potential energy savings in the production route for plastics. Energy Conversion and Management, 35(12), 1073-1085. https://doi.org/10.1016/0196-8904(94)90011-6

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Worrell E, De Beer JG, Faaij APC, Blok K. Potential energy savings in the production route for plastics. Energy Conversion and Management. 1994 Jan 1;35(12):1073-1085. https://doi.org/10.1016/0196-8904(94)90011-6

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Worrell, E. ; De Beer, J. G. ; Faaij, A. P.C. ; Blok, K. / Potential energy savings in the production route for plastics. In: Energy Conversion and Management. 1994 ; Vol. 35, No. 12. pp. 1073-1085.

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