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  • Axion Polymers introduces new recycled polymer grades

    Axion Polymers has introduced new polymer grades of ABS, polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), recycled from end-of-life automotive and WEEE resources, following further investment in its plastics refinery plant to increase extrusion capacity and improve melt filtration technology. The Salford-based recycling specialist is one of a few companies in the UK to offer post-consumer recycled ABS ...

  • Dosing Polymer with Peristaltic Pumps

    At a Wastewater Treatment Plant in Dekalb County, Georgia, progressing cavity pumps gave dry running problems and consequential high maintance costs when dosing flocculent. The Polymer medium was described as a “High Charge Cationic Emulsion (trade name of Clarifloc SE1080)”. Verder Inc advised Verderflex Dura Peristaltic hose pumps. Initially the Dura pumps had problems with a short ...

  • Polymer Systems Brochure

    PHOENIX Process Equipment Co. shows its auto/CHEM™ Polymer Systems in a new brochure.  The PHOENIX Model D auto/CHEM™ Dry Polymer System meters and mixes dry chemicals with water and delivers the slurry to thickening and/or dewatering equipment.  Compact, skid-mounted packages including dry polymer storage, wetting hopper, pumps, piping train, and controls simplify installation and ...

  • Dosing Polymer with Peristaltic Pumps

    At a Wastewater Treatment Plant in Dekalb County, Georgia, progressing cavity pumps gave dry running problems and consequential high maintance costs when dosing flocculent. The Polymer medium was described as a “High Charge Cationic Emulsion (trade name of Clarifloc SE1080)”. Verder Inc advised Verderflex Dura Peristaltic hose pumps. The Verderflex Dura pumps run effectively with NBR ...

  • Global Biodegradable Polymers Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Biodegradable Polymers Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p092427/Global-Biodegradable-Polymers-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Plastic This ...


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  • Global Biodegradable Polymers Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Biodegradable Polymers Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p092427/Global-Biodegradable-Polymers-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Plastic This ...


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  • Custom recycled polymer blends are new focus for Axion Polymers

    Plastics recycler Axion Polymers has recruited a dedicated polymer technologist to its technical sales team with a specific focus on expanding its range of Axpoly and Axplas high-grade 100% recycled polymers for new markets and specific end user requirements. Shaun Phizacklea, a Manchester University chemistry graduate with extensive experience in rigid plastic recycling, joins Commercial ...

  • Axion Polymers' recycled fridge plastic makes 'cool' pencils

    Axion Polymers’ high-grade recycled polystyrene made from waste fridge plastic is being turned into millions of new sustainable pencils in the plastic recycler’s latest ‘cool’ product application. Global stationery product manufacturer BIC is using Axpoly PS01, sourced from post-consumer fridge plastic, in its new Ecolutions range of ...

  • Axion Polymers appoints new Salford Operations Manager

    Axion Polymers has appointed Laura Smith as Commercial Operations Manager at its plastics processing site in Salford following the departure of Steve Bell after 15 years with the company. Steve, who is taking up a new management role with a leading UK master-batch and additives producer, started working at the Langley Road South site as a polymer colourist in September 2001. He has seen ...

  • CSIRO grants global license for new polymer technology

    Reversible Addition-Fragmentation chain Transfer (or RAFT) technology is an elegant and powerful polymerisation process that has given rise to a new branch of polymer chemistry. RAFT enables the development of very complex molecules that can be used for a wide range of products. The technology is already generating major improvements in the areas of coatings and paints, electroactive materials, ...

  • Peugeot vows to replace plastic polymers in vehicles

    PSA-Peugeot Citroen has pledged to replace up to a third of the plastic polymers in its cars with recyclable materials by 2015. Currently around 20% of the weight of Peugeot vehicles are made of non-recyclable plastic polymers, including spoilers, supports, parcel shelves and seating. The company aims to replace a third of these with natural fibres such as flax and hemp, bioplastics and plastic ...

  • New polymer could enable oil recycling in the UK

    A groundbreaking new technology that could enable users to solidify and recycle oil is nearly ready for release in the UK. Already being put to use in the US to clean up the Deepwater oil disaster, CI Agent technology allows oils, petrols and other hydrocarbons to be recycled into asphalt. The chemical is an environmentally friendly blend of seven polymers, which bonds to hydrocarbons of ...

  • Axion Polymers launches Axpoly PP51 from ELV

    Axion Polymers has added Axpoly PP51, derived from end-of-life vehicles (ELV), to its range of 100% recycled polymer materials after months of detailed research and significant investment. The Salford-based recycling specialist claims its new high performance grade of black polypropylene (PP) has great potential for closed-loop applications in new automotive-related ...

  • Technical expertise drives expansion for Axion Polymers

    Axion Polymers’ technical capability in creating tailor-made recycled polymer grades for customers’ product applications is driving expansion for the Manchester-based plastics recycler. Demand is rising, particularly from the construction, drainage, water and horticultural sectors, for sustainably-sourced and competitively-priced high-grade polymers that can be formulated to match ...

  • Carbon equals cash: the value of low carbon polymers

    Axion Polymers has achieved its Climate Change Agreement (CCA) target; firmly underlining its commitment to energy-efficient production of sustainable low carbon polymer products derived from end-of-life vehicles and waste electrical and electronic equipment. Two years ago, the Manchester-based plastics recycler was one of the first companies in its sector to sign up to the Government’s ...

  • Axion Polymers forecasts positive outlook for 2016

    With order books filling up fast for its Axpoly® polypropylene (PP) grades throughout the coming months, Axion Polymers is forecasting a positive outlook this year. Having developed a broad range of high-grade recycled engineering polymers, the Manchester-based recycler attributes its growing success to getting its product ...

  • Bank of England - Polymer vs. Paper Banknotes

    The Bank of England worked with PE INTERNATIONAL to assess the environmental impacts of their current paper banknotes and comparing them with polymer banknotes. Polymer showed benefits over cotton paper for all the main phases of the life cycle. For the majority (six from seven) of the indicators covered by the study showed polymer banknotes have a lower environmental impact than paper ...


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  • Axion Polymers wins Environmental Award for carbon reduction

    Axion Polymers has won the coveted Chemicals Northwest Environmental Technology for the Chemical Industry Award for commitment to reducing its carbon impact on the environment and providing sustainable recycled high quality plastics products with a long-term future. The award recognises efforts to reduce the environmental footprint of chemical manufacturing through ...

  • MP visits Axion Polymers’ ELV recycling plant

    Manchester-based plastic reprocessor Axion Polymers hosted a visit from Kate Green MP who praised the company’s progress in expanding its technical resource recovery capabilities and creating skilled employment opportunities. She toured Axion’s multi-million pound Shredder Waste Advanced Processing Plant (SWAPP) at Trafford Park, Manchester, one of the most ...

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