On March 26, 2015, Mr. David Saltman, Chairman of Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG®) member company Malama Composites, spoke at NPE2015: The International Plastics Showcase on 'Designing the Future: How Materials Can Change the World.'
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Spain - Copper’ recovery from plastic, 3000 kg/h input - Case Study
Customer: Josè JarenoCountry: SpainMachinery: LINEDouble Guidetti line composed by 2 refiners Turbo625/4 and 2 separators Robi151, with production up to 1200 kg/h, to totally recover all the copper present in the plastic waste after cables’ recycling processes.Indicated for all working plants of the competition with a high loss of copper into plastic.Installed beginning 2017.
ROWL recycles tons of plastic with a baler on a trailer - Case Study
In Lewistown, Montana, a town of just 5,000 people, the community is gathering once a month and making a difference. Before Recycle Our Waste Lewistown (ROWL) was started nearly 3 years ago, there was no place locally for people to recycle their plastic. This was bothersome to Rosemary Kent, Chairperson of ROWL, who strongly believed in recycling after living overseas for a few years (see video interview with Rosemary, here). Eventually with the grant money received from the Episcopal Diocese of Montana, local...
Oil and gas industry process analytics in ethylene production plants – Case Study
Ethylene is the largest volume industrially produced organic material and its majority is used in the production of polymers and derivatives. Between a variety of processes the thermal cracking of hydrocarbons in the presence of steam (steam cracker) is mostly used. Regardless of the process type, all plants require process analytical equipment to collect reliable and accurate process data for process control, product quality, and plant safety.Siemens, a leader in process analytical instrumentation, has proven...
Curtailing Contamination Hydrocarbon Engineering July 2017
During planned shutdowns, the equipment in refineries and petrochemical plants has to be checked. The downtime can require several weeks when tanks, vessels, distillation columns, and pipes have to be drained and cleaned for i maintenance or repair. Shutdowns are labour-intensive and require accurate scheduling and organisation between all projects, as often hundreds of workers are on-site. A variety of materials such as greases, tars, ratty oils, polymers, or coke and iron sulfide deposits have to be removed....
Why we need to recycle plastic
In a recent article for Forbes, Trevor Nace, geologist, adventurer, and founder of Science Trends, expressed his concern about not recycling plastic. Worldwide people buy a million plastic bottles per minute and the 91% of them end up in the garbage. The consequences for our land, water, and wildlife are disastrous. Throwing away plastic bottles, instead of recycling them, means that most plastic ends up in landfills or in the oceans. Many landfills are already overcrowded and take up space that could be used...