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  • Redwave glass recycling day

    The event was primarily dedicated to the presentation of the new glass sorting machines, Redwave CX for material 6-50mm and Redwave (XI for fine material 2-12mm. Redwave CX and CXF machines are equipped with a completely reworked three-way system. By rearranging the valve units, the same high performance at the first and second eject is guaranteed even for fine material, and air consumption is ...

  • Equal ejections help sort glass

    What is your product? Redwave's three-way sensor-based sorting machine for glass fines from 2mm. How does it work? The Redwave CX is for material 6-50mm and the CXF for fine material 2-12mm, Both machines are equipped with a completely reworked three-way system. By rearranging the valve units, the same high performance at the first and second eject ...

  • Pyrex glass turns 100 this year!

    2015 marks 100 years since the invention of Pyrex glass – used in almost all laboratory glassware for it’s excellent chemical and thermal resistance. Despite it’s ubiquitous use in lab glassware, did ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • VETRO glass cullet sorting machine at ECOMONDO

    It has just successfully ended up the ECOMONDO fair in Rimini (ITA), where SEA has shown a preview of VETRO, the latest series of glass cullet sorting machines. VETRO represents the best sorting solution for: CSP separation (ceramic, stones, porcelain, etc) Separation of heat resistant glass from flint glass Color sorting into ...


    By SEA srl

  • Glass market stability prompts call for commingled rethink

    Relative price stability in the recycled glass market could prompt a re-evaluation of local authority commingled collections. While other materials have experienced instability or dramatic price drops, glass has changed very little. The materials prices and tonnage security could be an attractive factor for cash strapped councils currently examining the impact of collection costs on their ...

  • Would you drink a glass of treated effluent?

    At Water & Environment 2011: CIWEM's Annual Conference, to take place on 6th and 7th April 2011, Dr Nick Voulvoulis, from the Centre for Environmental Policy at Imperial College London UK, will be addressing whether sustainable water use will mean drinking treated effluent. Dr Voulvoulis will examine the sustainability of continuing to consider drinking water and wastewater to be separate ...


  • Inhalable Glass Wool Fibers are a Potential Carcinogenic Risk

    Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, working through the National Toxicology Program, released the 12th Report on Carcinogens. The Report on Carcinogens (RoC) is a congressionally mandated, science-based, public health document that is prepared for the HHS Secretary by the National Toxicology Program. The report identifies agents, substances, mixtures, and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • ASTM C1036 - 11e1 Standard Specification for Flat Glass

    This specification covers the quality requirements of flat, transparent, clear, and tinted glass. This glass is intended to be used primarily for architectural glazing products including: coated glass, insulating glass units, laminated glass, mirrors, spandrel glass, or similar uses. The monolithic flat glass shall be supplied as cut sizes or stock sheets. Two types of glasses shall be ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM E708 - 79(2011) Standard Specification for Waste Glass as a Raw Material for the Manufacture of Glass Containers

    This specification covers particulate glass (cullet material) recovered from waste destined for disposal, smaller than 6 mm intended for reuse as a raw material in the manufacture of glass containers. Flint glass cullet is a particulate glass material that contains no more than 0.1 weight % Fe2O3, or 0.0015 weight % Cr2O3, as determined by ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM E688 - 94(2011) Standard Test Methods for Waste Glass as a Raw Material for Glass Manufacturing

    These test methods provide a means for determining whether waste glass is suitable for use as a raw material for glass manufacturing. 1. Scope 1.1 These test methods give the various tests for assessing the compliance of glass recovered from wastes for use as a raw material for glass manufacturing. 1.2 The test methods combine visual examinations with both ...


    By ASTM International

  • Lydall Filtration/Separation increases prices

    Lydall Filtration/Separation Inc has announced a general price increase for orders shipped on or after 12 September 2011. This is due to continuing increases in raw material costs such as glass fiber, resins, energy and freight. The price increase covers all products and areas of Lydall Filtration/Separation’s global business, varying by ...

  • Non-ferrous metals separator by Cogelme

    Functioning of Eddy Current separator for non-ferrous metals separation is based on physics low, thus has a clear, understandable and proved operation.Cogelme is one of Italian most skilful manufacturers of this technology. Company was founded and guided by important technology specialists. Which with physics and engineering science created a perfect force fields on eddy current separator to ...


    By Cogelme S.r.l.

  • Overbelt Magnetic Separator for Tyres recycling

    INNOVATIVE FERRO SEPARATION FOR TYRES Cogelme introduces a new type of magnet separator, the Cogelme Tyre Recycling Magnet, which separates Ferrous threads in a very efficient manner from car and truck tyres. The Cogelme Tyre Recycling Magnet is developed together with one of the biggest tyre recyclers of North Italy. Regular tyre recycling Iron fraction ...


    By Cogelme S.r.l.

  • Non-ferrous separator for recycled wood

    The recently initiated project cooperation between Goudsmit Magnetic Systems B.V. in Waalre and Van Bemmel Machine Import B.V. in IJsselstein with Hector van Moer in Melsele/Beveren in Belgium, ensures that all non-ferrous metals located in the wood chips are completely removed from the processed B-wood fraction. It involves mainly shredded aluminium components but also non-ferrous metals such as ...

  • ASTM D3268 - 91(2011) standard test method for separation and collection of particulate and gaseous fluorides in the atmosphere (Sodium bicarbonate-coated glass tube and particulate filter method)

    The sodium bicarbonate coated tube filter method provides a means of separating and collecting atmospheric gaseous fluoride and particulate fluoride samples. Since the samples are collected on the dry tube and filter, the fluoride may be eluted with a small volume of eluant (see Section 10 for specific instructions on fluoride elution). Elution into a small volume and the sensitivity of the ...


    By ASTM International

  • Clear guidance for UK local authorities aims to boost recycled glass quality

    New guidance to help local authorities boost the quality, financial and environmental benefits of their glass recycling collection services has been launched by WRAP (Waste Resources & Action Programme).  The 20-page Good Practice Guidance provides essential information on the potential benefits to local authority waste managers of making the most of collecting and recycling waste container ...

  • Avery Dennison introduces glass labelling technology to boost recycling yields

    At Labelexpo Europe 2015, which was held in Brussels from 29 September until 2 October, Avery Dennison introduced a proprietary labelling technology that allows clear separation of self-adhesive labels from glass pieces thus facilitating clean glass recycling. The removal of self-adhesive labels from one-way glass bottles can be a challenge during the glass recycling process, impacting both the ...


    By Avery Dennison Corporation

  • ASTM C1464 - 06(2011) standard specification for bent glass

    This specification covers the standard for bent glass proposed for use in general building construction, furniture, display, and various other non-automotive applications. When the glass is specified as chemically strengthened, heat-strengthened, or fully tempered, the fabrication processes must be completed prior to the strengthening. The glass specimen shall also undergo impact testing for ...


    By ASTM International

  • California’s Prop 65 and Respirable Glass Wool Fiber Public Health Concerns

    In 1986, California voters approved an initiative to address increasing concerns about exposure to toxic chemicals. That initiative, the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, is better known by its original name of Proposition 65.  Proposition 65 requires businesses to notify Californians about significant amounts of chemicals in the products they purchase, in their homes or ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Glass remelting has dropped to its worst performance in five years

    The rate of remelting glass has dropped to its worst performance since 2004 even though the UK has exceeded glass recycling expectations, hitting the EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive targets. Out of the 1,613,000 tonnes of glass recycled in the UK just 665,561 tonnes was returned to UK glass manufacturers for remelting to be made into fresh glass packaging. However, according to figures ...

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