Resomation


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Resomation

A proprietary process in which a deceased person’s body is immersed in a solution of water and potassium hydroxide, heated to 180ºC and pressurised for 3 hours; all that remains is a brownish semi-liquid and the bones.
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The council is working with the company behind it, Resomation, and hopes to have the issues resolved by next spring.
Sandy Sullivan, 61, founder of Resomation, says "dozens" of British funeral directors are interested in his machine.
Sandwell Council in Oldbury is working with British company Resomation to offer water cremation at Rowley Regis crematorium.
And Resomation founder Sandy Sullivan, 61, claims dozens of funeral directors here are interested.
The Bill also allows for emerging forms of disposal of human remains, such as resomation to be recognised under future regulations.
com)-- Green Cremation, a flameless cremation service provider in the Twin Cities area, was featured in a BBC article for their resomation machine.
Resomation founder Sandy Sullivan claimed the technology was developed in response to the public's increasing environmental concerns.
But biochemist Sandy Sullivan has had to spurn the dying wishes of clients because his controversial resomation machine is illegal in the UK.
Developed by a firm in Scotland, resomation is a high-temperature water and chemical treatment that dissolves mortal remains, and the process is as quick as traditional flame cremations, but without the environmentally harmful chemical emissions.
The process, known as resomation, uses chemicals with the boiling water to turn the bodies to dust.
Bosses are also planning a grisly procedure called resomation which J involves placing bodies in silk bags and submerging them in a 160C (320F) alkaline solution to dissolve them.