hazardous waste Applications in Latin America

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    Processing of LCD screens

    The safe extraction of valuable raw materials: robots automatically dismantle monitors containing mercury, while protecting workers’ health at the same time. According to initial projections, around three million LCD screens will be recycled in Germany in 2016. However, their backlighting system often contains mercury, which means they are classified as 'hazardous waste' in accordance with the EWC, and as 'Collection Group 3' in accordance with the Electrical and Electronic Appliance Law. They also contain...

    By Erdwich Zerkleinerungssysteme GmbH Distributor in BRAZIL.

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    Shredders and crushers for special waste recycling

    Stopping the spread of hazardous waste! Ever-increasing consumption across Europe, coupled with rising prosperity among the populations of the typical emerging economy are causing a sharp upturn in the volume of waste worldwide. The shredding and sorting of rubbish and refuse is one of the key challenges within the waste management cycle. And with ERDWICH shredding machinery and plant, there is a perfect set of solutions for meeting any of these challenges in special waste applications.

    By Erdwich Zerkleinerungssysteme GmbH Distributor in BRAZIL.

  • Hazardous & Medical waste shredding

    SSI designs and manufactures shredders and size reduction systems for safe disposal of hazardous, medical and pharmaceutical waste. SSI has extensive experience in the supply of purpose engineered reduction, fuel blending and destruction systems for the hazardous and medical waste processing industries.

    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc. Distributor in Ciudad de Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA.

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    Recycling equipments for electronic waste recycling (WEEE)

    The content of WEEE (electrical and electronic waste) gives recyclers various initiatives for recycling. It contains hazardous substances, such as lead, mercury or certain flame retardants, as well as precious metals like gold and silver. In 2012 approx. 64,900.000 ton electronic goods where produced and 49.000.000 ton electrical and electronic waste (WEEE) was generated. As the amount of sold electronic goods rise, the amount of WEEE rises. It is vital that this waste is taken care of properly.

    By Eldan Recycling A/S Office in São Paulo, BRAZIL.

  • Emission Control Systems for Recycling and Composting Industry

    The treatment processes in recycling plants generate unpleasant and often harmful dust, which is a health hazard not only for nearby residents, but particularly for the employees. More and more legislation is being passed on dust control requiring such in the form of mobile units or fixed installations. In composting processes, the dust problem is compounded by unpleasant odors, which can be controlled effectively with specialized equipment. The same units are also used in biogas plants or for the removal and...

    By EmiControls Distributor in Barcelona, CHILE.

  • Early warning systems for waste water industry

    Physico-chemical parameters alone are not sufficient in obtaining reliable information on treated wastewater. Online toxicity monitoring must be performed in combination with routine chemical analysis. The assessment of biological effects of wastewater discharges in the ecosystems is today considered relevant and ecotoxicological tests identifying the ecological hazard are useful tools for the identification of environmental impacts.

    By microLAN B.V. - Aqualabo Group Distributor in MEXICO.

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    Measurement of methane and non-methane hydrocarbons for environmental air quality.

    The Model 8900 Methane/Non-Methane Analyzer provides direct measurement of Methane and Non-Methane Hydrocarbons. This instrument is utilized in ambient air monitoring networks around metropolitan areas, fence-line monitoring at industrial plants and hazardous waste sites, and in the production of high purity industrial gases. Methane is a naturally occurring gas generated from the decomposition of biological materials and industrial activity. Since Methane is not considered a pollutant it is the Non-Methane...

    By AMETEK MOCON - Baseline Distributor in Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA.

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    Continuous Metals Stack Monitor (CEMs)

    Cooper Environmental's Xact® 640 has the unique ability to generate high time resolution metals measurement in stacks. This unique capability has the potential to qualify as a substitution for the combination of a Hg/ PM CEMs application as well as the potential for a pollution control system feedback loop that could result in the reduction of pollution control consumables. Our systems have been site certified for compliance measurements at hazardous waste incinerator and secondary lead smelter sites.

    By Cooper Environmental Services Distributor in Nunoa, CHILE.

  • Gas detection analyzers for wastewater treatment industry

    Regulations prohibit facilities from discharging flammable or explosive wastes from their processes into the wastewater collection system. These wastes are not only a fire and explosion hazard but they can also effect the efficient and effective operation of the treatment facility. PrevEx Flammability analyzers are used to continuously monitor the waste stream for flammable gases and vapors. Their unique design and operating technology make them the ideal analyzers for the harsh conditions found in the sewer...

    By Control Instruments Corporation Distributor in Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL.

  • Precision moisture analysis instruments for fast, accurate solids analysis for wastewater

    Computrac moisture, solids and ash analyzers are able to quickly and easily determine solids content of cakes, slurries and sludge samples for the wastewater, hazardous waste and landfill industries. Identifying the optimal solids content of these byproducts of the treatment process can provide significant cost savings on chemical additives, haulage and incineration. Computrac analyzers are easy to use and their rugged and reliable design means that you’ll get accurate results whether they’re in...

    By Arizona Instrument LLC Distributor in Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA.

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