ASD - Altpapier Sortierung Dachau GmbH - are specialists in recycling of waste paper. The company produces high quality paper grades for their industry partners.
The requirements are maximised gain output with the highest purities of 97% of sorted paper grades from waste paper with less than 8% de-inking loss overall.
The production line with new REDWAVE NIR/C reaches a throughput of 25 tonnes per hour. In 2010, ASD Altpapier Sortierung Dachau GmbH integrated five powerful REDWAVE Near-Infrared paper sorters with a combined colour sensor.
In the paper recycling industry, sensor based sorting technology is playing an important role in recovering valuable office paper, newspapers, magazines and other materials to be de-inked.
Low-grade fibre materials such as brown and grey cardboard, corrugated cardboard, folded boxes, printed cardboards, synthetic paper and plastic laminated paper need to be separated. Additionally, non-conforming material such as plastic, textiles, and metals are also detected and separated via Near-Infrared REDWAVE sorters.
Altpapier Sortierung Dachau Gmbh – Germany - Sensor based optical sorting for paper de-inking case study