solvent recycling Articles

  • Solvents Recycling: GP Crash Repairs

     Background GP Crash Repairs (GP) at Albion is one company that ten years ago saw the light and implemented some simple measures to reduce operating costs and improve their environmental performance. GP is a typical spray painting and panel beating workshop with 12 employees. As in all such workshops, solvents and their disposal represent a significant cost. Ten years ago the company ...


  • Recycling Solvents in Histology Department of Hospitals

    Industrial rotary evaporator: eco-friendly and cost-saving Solvents (ethanol, xylene and water) are used in histology for dewatering and destaining during the preparation of tissue sections. Here we show how these solvents are recycled in an automated process using an industrial rotary evaporator. We offer safe and efficient industrial distillation by intuitive ...


    By BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

  • Solvent Recycler Bellmont Cabinet Company - Case Study

    Challenge Bellmont was looking for methods to keep dangerous waste shipments costs lower. Solutions Due to volumes of paint and related solvent blends used per month, Bellmont decided to purchase the SR120 model. Benefits Able to save over $ 10 000 annually in waste disposal costs ...

  • Manufacturer Recycles Solvents, Cuts Air Emissions

    Untitled Document To achieve an acceptable level of solvent emissions, Sellotape Products Ltd. of New Zealand installed a ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • Multi-objective integrated solvent selection and solvent recycling under uncertainty using a new genetic algorithm

    The optimal design of waste treatment processes always involves several objectives to be considered like cost and Environmental Impact (EI). Hence a multi-objective optimisation framework is required whose solution is not a single value but a Pareto set, which includes the alternatives representing potential compromise solutions among the objectives. Further, uncertainties are inherent in EI ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Solvent Recycler for The Canyon Creek Cabinet Company - Case Study

    Challenge How to eliminate hazardous waste while ensuring compliance with existing hazardous waste disposal legislation Solutions Due to volumes of Acetone used per month, Canyon Creek decided to purchase the SR180 model. Benefits Able to save over $ 36 000 annually in waste ...

  • Landfill remediation with refrigerants and chlorinated solvents

    PROJECT DESCRIPTION Between 1979 and 1980, industrial and hazardous wastes were disposed of at the Site in a series of unlined pits, each of which was used for a particular type of waste disposal. It is reported based on evaluations of manifests that approximately 3.4 million gallons of hazardous liquid wastes and between 3,700 and 4,100 tons of solid wastes were disposed of in the pits ...

  • Reduction in Solvents for Cleaning: Amcor Packaging (Australia)

    Background Amcor Cartons, a manufacturer of folding cartons and paperboard packaging is a 13 million dollar operation employing 60 staff. In keeping with Amcor Cartons’s commitment to respond to customer needs through the application of the highest technology, advantage was taken of the latest available technology when deciding to upgrade their printing press. After installing a new ...


  • Recovery and Distillation of Used Wash Solvent: Wattyl Australia

    It took Wattyl Australia just one year to recoup a $100,000 investment in a distillation unit that recovers solvent used in cleaning tanks and equipment in plants manufacturing solvent-based paints. It is now enjoying the ongoing savings as an addition to its bottom line. Instead of paying someone to dispose of the valuable solvents, the company is recovering 90% of the solvent and using it to ...


  • Oxime Palladacycle Catalyzed Carbonylative Sonogashira Cross-Coupling with High Turnovers in PEG as a Benign and Recyclable Solvent System

    Oxime palladacycles- di-μ-chlorobis [5-chloro-2-[(4- chlorophenyl)(hydroxyimino-κN) methyl] phenyl-κC] palladium (II) dimer (1) and di-μ-chlorobis [5-hydroxy-2-[1-(hydroxyimino-κN) ethyl] phenyl-κC] palladium (II) dimer (2) provide a phosphine free approach for the synthesis of ynones at low palladium loadings (10−5 mol%) thus resulting in catalytic turnover ...


    By SusChem

  • Nylosolv® Recycling

      In 1999, self-recovery of solvents was already common practice for the South-Hessian (German region) flexo-printing-plate manufacturer. At that time, management installed an OFRU solvent recovery plant of the type ASC-200, including a tank system for manual recovery of flexo-polymer solvent. This installation for continuous recovery was successfully used for approx. 15 years. Since then, ...


    By OFRU Recycling GmbH Co. KG

  • Aluminum Recycling

    The Customer The Company is one of the largest producers of aluminum. They conduct business worldwide and serve the aerospace, automotive, building, construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics, oil & gas, packaging and industrial products & services markets. Aluminum is infinitely recyclable and 75% of all aluminum ever produced is still in use today. ...

  • Reduction of Solvent Use in Cleaning of Printing Screens: Cutler Brands

     The installation of new cleaning equipment at Cutler Brands printing works in Adelaide, South Australia, has resulted in a 40 percent reduction in cleaning solvent used and an annual saving of almost $165,000. Not only was the investment of $45,000 recouped in 4 months through savings and increased productivity, but exposure of employees to hazardous fumes and chemicals substantially ...


  • International Copper Recycling and Processing Technology

    As the sense of environmental protection becomes popular, the copper scrap recycling industry turns into a hot spot. As for how to recycle and process copper scrap, there are mainly four methods. The following parts of the text will introduce these means in details. 1.Cryogenic ...

  • China EPS foam recycling situation and technology progress

    China EPS foam recycling situation and technology progress In recent years, EPS (expanded polystyrene) foam recycling are attention by relevant departments, regulatory guidance and policy support were introduced. From the whole, made our EPS foam recycling was no small accomplishment. Following several EPS foam recycling technology to achieve the degree of ...


    By Harden Industries Ltd.

  • Industrial container recycling simplified by oil skimmer

    Barrel Reconditioning Industries (BRI) of Cottage Grove, MN builds recycling systems for both metal and plastic containers, including lubricating fluid drums and barrels. A typical BRI system consists of several integrated machines or stations, including a solvent preflush and a high pressure water wash. The water wash presents two distinct problems. First, oil and grease contaminated wash water ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Energy from waste: the recycling of limed fleshings

    Leather products have been around a long while - there are those who claim that it is the second oldest business in the world. Going back a few millennia, when our earliest ancestors decided that sitting on hard rock was not a soft option, they turned to other materials in order to create more comfortable seating, as well as warmer bedding and improved clothing. Animal skins became the fabric ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • Why Rare Earth Recycling is Rare (and What can We Do About it)

    Earbuds, touch screens, CFLs with a warm glow, rechargeable batteries and power windows: Most of us take these things for granted. When we do, we also take for granted a group of elements called rare earth metals, whose special electronic and magnetic properties make them a key component of many 21st century technologies. These 17 elements are actually plentiful enough — you probably have ...


    By Ensia

  • VSEP recycles airplane deicing fluid, protects the environment and provides eight month payback

    New Logic has developed a unique membrane filtration system for treatment if all types of glycol based fluids. The objective is to recover as much glycol as possible and to remove contaminants and particulates added by usage. The process involves use of New Logic’s proprietary V✧SEP (Vibratory Shear Enhanced Process) vibrating membrane filtration system. Glycols have many uses including ...


    By New Logic Research, Inc.

  • Chemical Use Reduction, Recycling for Packaging, Waste Reduction and Energy Use Reduction: Robert Bosch Australia

     Background Robert Bosch Australia was established in 1954 in Clayton, Victoria. The main manufacturing plant remains there to this day. The company has some 1,150 employees in Australia. Robert Bosch manufactures and distributes a wide variety of products from electronic consumer goods, to industrial hydraulics, to hot water systems. The focus of activity in Australia is ...


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