plastic flake News

  • Mechanical Dryer for surface drying of plastic flakes & plastic granulates

    Neue Herbold - mechanical Dryer TM Series are used as a downstream component after a washing process. It is used for surface drying of the material fraction primarily for film flakes, granulate from PET bottles and other rigid types of plastics. Technique The wet material fraction is fed into the upper hopper located on the end of the dryer housing. The rotor of the mechanical ...

  • PVC-free PET flakes

    Clean PET flakes are a valuable raw material that may be used without difficult for high-grade quality products. But even very low amounts of PVC can contaminate the material and thereby prevent the use of the flakes for high-grade applications – such as for new PET bottles. It is difficult to separate PVC from PET. Floating-sinking separation of PET flakes in conventional separation ...


    By Hamos GmbH

  • PVC-free PET flakes

    Clean PET flakes are a valuable raw material that may be used without difficult for high-grade quality products. But even very low amounts of PVC can contaminate the material and thereby prevent the use of the flakes for high-grade applications – such as for new PET ...


    By Hamos GmbH

  • UK`s largest food-grade plastic flake facility opens

    The UK’s largest facility to produce food-grade plastic flake has been opened in Blackwood, Caerphilly by new firm Plastics Sorting. Launched by Welsh assembly minister for environment Jane Davidson on 29 April, the plant has a 24,000 tonne capacity to recycle PET bottles into food grade super wash plastic flake. The facility is expected to begin operating within the next week. Plastics Sorting ...

  • TITECH Technology first choice to sort PET flake at ECO Plastics

    TITECH technology is once again the sorting system of choice for ECO Plastics Ltd. Five TITECH autosort Flake systems will be incorporated into a new facility as part of ECO Plastics’ £15 million expansion to supply the firm’s recently announced joint venture with Coca Cola. ECO Plastics‘ expansion will increase the amount of food grade recycled PET produced at the plant ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Greenstar WES announces record r-HDPE plastic flake production

    Greenstar WES has announced record production levels of food grade recycled HDPE plastic in December 2009. Nearly 700 tonnes of food grade recycled HDPE plastic flake was produced at the end of last year, boosting its overall 2009 production total to 5,900 tonnes. December’s flake was integrated into 140 million plastic milk bottles – over half of all plastic milk bottles produced that month. ...

  • TOMRA Sorting Recycling launches revolutionary AUTOSORT FLAKE

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling revealed their new AUTOSORT FLAKE featuring simultaneous triple-sorting capability under www.upgrade-your-flake.com on 7 December 2015. The product launch was originally planned to take place at the Plastics Recycling Show (PRS) in Brussels, on 25 & 26 November 2015 and was transformed into a digital campaign ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • TOMRA Sorting Recycling will feature AUTOSORT FLAKE’s enhanced flexibility at K-Show 2016

    TOMRA Sorting is ready to attend K 2016: The World’s No. I Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber! where it will demonstrate the AUTOSORT FLAKE’s newly enhanced next-generation sensor technology. Attended by the world’s broadest spectrum of international trade visitors and decision-makers, this major exhibition is one of the industry’s largest events and takes place in ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • TOMRA Sorting Recycling Wins China`s Prestigious Ringier Technology Innovation Award for the AUTOSORT FLAKE

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling has been declared a winner in the ´2016 Ringier Technology Innovation Awards – Plastics Industry´. New to the 2016 awards was the category for Recycling Machinery, which TOMRA Sorting Recycling won for their highly innovative AUTOSORT FLAKE sorting system that had been launched and introduced to the market in China in 2015. The award was ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • New plastics quality protocol

    The recovery of non-packaging plastic for manufacturers in England and Wales has been made easier by a new Quality Protocol. Published by the Waste Protocols Project, which is a collaborative effort between the Waste & Resources Action Programme and the Environment Agency, the Quality Protocol will mean plastics like toys and garden furniture will be easier for manufacturers to incorporate ...

  • Plastic recycling firm receive £450,000 top-up

    The Welsh Assembly Government has awarded £450,000 to recycling firm Plastic Sorting, topping up the £850,000 it received in 2007 to develop a plastic bottle sorting facility. The new sum will buy hot-wash equipment enabling plastic bottles to be flaked and washed to remove any residues and adhesive labels. Once the plastic has been through this process it will be almost indistinguishable from ...

  • Plastic debris in the Danube outnumbers fish larvae

    Plastic debris in the Danube outnumbers fish larvae Pieces of plastic litter outnumber fish larvae in the Austrian Danube River, new research has found. This is worrying, as some fish are likely to mistake the plastic for the prey they would normally feed on. This litter may also contribute to marine pollution; the researchers estimated that at least 4.2 tonnes of plastic debris enter the Black ...

  • APR Announces Second Annual Plastics Recycling Showcase

    The APR Plastics Recycling Showcase, a program to highlight and promote industry leading innovations that have a positive impact on plastics collection and recycling, is now  accepting nominations.  Developed by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), the second annual program will focus on recently commercialized innovations developed by APR member companies.  An additional ...

  • Efactor3 to offer plastics washing, drying system

    The DRD drying and cleaning system from MAS, which will be available in the United States through Efactor3 LLC, Charlotte, N.C., was introduced during the NPE 2009 event in Chicago in June. MAS (Maschinen- und Anlagenbau Schulz GmbH of Austria) says its dry cleaning system “is a well-proven alternative to water washing plants for plastic recycling.” Cleaning is carried out by the DRD (Double ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • TOMRA Sorting to showcase virgin and recycled plastics applications at K 2013

    Sensor-based sorting systems pioneer TOMRA Sorting will demonstrate its virgin and recycled plastics, as well as rubber sorting applications, at K 2013 in Düsseldorf. In the spotlight at the leading international trade fair for the plastics and rubber industries worldwide will be the new generation BEST Genius™ and TITECH autosort [flake] systems. The event takes place from October ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Friction-washer FW series used to wash plastic materials

    ?Applications? The NEUE HERBOLD friction washer FW Series is used to intensively wash plastic materials such as film flakes, granulate to include PET bottle flake and other types of rigid plastics. ...

  • Taylor made washing lines for wet recycling of plastics by NEUE HERBOLD

    NEUE HERBOLD Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH, located in Sinsheim/Germany manufactures and sells complete washing lines for the recycling of plastics waste. Prior to re-pelletizing the plastic waste must be size reduced, washed and if necessary foreign materials separated. NEUE HERBOLD washing lines, produce granules or flakes with a high quality even at today's required outputs. Materials which ...

  • APR Plastics Recycling Showcase Webinar Tomorrow - Register Now!

    The APR Plastics Recycling Showcase: Celebrating Innovations that Support the Growth of Plastics Recycling - Tuesday, April 19th at 1:00 pm EST   As The Voice of Plastics Recycling®, APR consistently seeks to recognize and promote innovations that enhance the recyclability of a new or existing package or container. APR promotes the growth and ...

  • Unique FDA Approved Plastic Bottle Recycling System to be Installed in Vietnam

    Bepex International, a world leader in process development and process equipment for the food, chemical, mineral, and polymer industries, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Vietnam-based Thanh Tai Gas Company to custom design, fabricate and deliver the first system to South East Asia in its new line of ...


    By Bepex International LLC

  • ITEC Environmental Group, Inc. to Change Its Name to ECO2 Plastics, Inc.

    New Name to Emphasize Ecological Recycling Process — ECO2 Combines Liquid CO2 and a Biodegradable Organic Solvent in a Unique Process to Recycle Plastic SAN FRANCISCO -- ITEC Environmental Group, (ITEC.OB), the ecofriendly recycling company that is changing the way plastics are recycled world wide, today announces it will change its name to ECO2 Plastics, Inc. It is expected that the ...


    By ECO2 Plastics

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