low density polyethylene recycling Articles

  • High density polyethylene (HDPE) pyrolysis plant

    Thermal degradation of plastic polymers is becoming an increasingly important method for the conversion of plastic materials into valuable chemicals and oil products. In this work, virgin high-density polyethylene (HDPE) was chosen as a material for pyrolysis. A simple pyrolysis reactor system has been used to pyrolyse virgin HDPE with an objective to optimize the liquid product yield at a ...

  • Recycling of TETRA PAK Aseptic Cartons

    Aseptic packages are made of several laminated layers, including paper, aluminum and low-density polyethylene. High amounts of non-wood materials and lack of knowledge on the manufacturing of the package has made recycling aseptic packages an issue for the paper industry. The demand for high-grade fibers for recycling led paper mills to look for alternative solutions. Furthermore, studies on ...


  • MRF design challenges with bluewater recycling association

    Machinex helped Bluewater Recycling Association, Huron Park, Ontario, make the move to single-stream processing by addressing its unique needs. When Bluewater Recycling Association, Huron Park, Ontario, was ready to adopt single-stream processing, its leadership knew the organization’s previous approach of designing and building its own processing equipment would be too much of a ...


    By Machinex Industries Inc.

  • Sustainable Packaging is Simply a Smart Choice

    Think 7.3 billion people now sounds like a lot? A United Nations-backed study estimates the world’s population could surge to 11 billion or more in 2100—a 57 percent increase in the number of humans living on the planet. Earth Day gives manufacturers (such as food and beverage producers) a timely opportunity to ponder how their businesses affect the planet’s ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Environmentally Degradable Polymeric Composite Materials

    Abstract The present study was focused on improvement of the competitiveness of Azotobacter chroococcum 23 produced PHB in two directions: 1) seeking for convenient raw materials for PHB biosynthesis; 2) PHB blending with plasticizers in order to obtain PHB composite materials with controllable physical, thermal properties and biodegradability. Corn starch syrup (PHB content 10,2g/l and 9,8g/l, ...


  • Upgrading of plastics with TITECH autosort 4 at Balsamo Reciclagem, Brazil - Case Study

    Balsamo Reciclagem upgraded its plant with the installation of the innovative TITECH autosort 4 optical sorter. Thanks to this equipment, the company managed to increase material processing speed and ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

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