polymer mixing News

  • 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 ...

  • Axion Polymers appoints new General Manager

    UK-based Axion Polymers has appointed Gary Welsh as General Manager to drive the plastics recycling specialist to the next levels of growth and meet rising demand for the company’s high-grade 100% recycled polymer products. A highly-experienced manager with a background in polymer processing and automotive components, Gary will be focusing on restructuring and increasing capacity at ...

  • Packaging Strategy receives mixed response

    The announcement of the new Packaging Strategy has received a mixed response from key industry players. The Waste & Resources Action Programme chief executive Liz Goodwin said: “Packaging waste is a major issue for shoppers, local authorities and retailers – and we need to join forces to tackle it. By working across the whole ...

  • Acrison`s New Model 580 Liquid Polymer Preparation Module

    Acrison® Model 580 Liquid Polymer Preparation Module The new Model 580 Liquid Polymer Preparation Module (www.acrison.com/p580.htm) incorporates a two-stage activation system to produce a precise, uniform and thoroughly activated solution. The self-cleaning and non-clogging two-stage activation system consists of a Dispersion-Injector, which utilizes a highly efficient technique to first ...


    By Acrison, Inc.

  • Axion Polymers introduces new high-CV alternative fuels

    Axion Polymers has added two new Axfuel® High CV Polychip alternative fuels to its existing range of environmental Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) products that provide a consistent and sustainable energy solution with low carbon impact. Suitable for use in the cement industry and energy-from-waste sectors, Axfuel® High CV Polychip Grades A and B are fully-processed, ...

  • Acrison® Introduces Model 580 Liquid Polymer Preparation Module

    The new Model 580 Liquid Polymer Preparation Module (www.acrison.com/p580.htm) incorporates a two-stage activation system to produce a precise, uniform and thoroughly activated solution. The self-cleaning and non-clogging two-stage activation system consists of a Dispersion-Injector, which utilizes a highly efficient technique to first dispense and then mix liquid polymer with water. The ...


    By Acrison, Inc.

  • UK is missing a 'massive opportunity' with critical materials, claims Axion Polymers

    The UK is missing a ‘massive opportunity’ by failing to capture embedded value from ‘high-tech’ critical materials in waste that could support new jobs and economic growth in sustainable businesses in the country, claimed a leading recycling specialist. Wholesale exports of low-grade comingled polymer materials from our commercial and ...

  • ASTM D4762 - 11a standard guide for testing polymer matrix composite materials

    This guide is intended to aid in the selection of standards for polymer matrix composite materials. It specifically summarizes the application of standards from ASTM Committee D30 on Composite Materials that apply to continuous-fiber reinforced polymer matrix composite materials. For reference and comparison, many commonly used or applicable ASTM standards from other ASTM ...


    By ASTM International

  • 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 start-up. Automatic (PLC) controls are available for maximum operational flexibility. PHOENIX ...

  • Excellent Research by Bio4Energy Students: Flexible Carbon Foams, Polymers from Pulping by-product

    One of Bio4Energy’s greatest assets is its students. This month, no less than five of them are either defending their PhD thesis or giving their licentiate lecture or mid-term PhD seminar. In this case, five seminars make for five lines of excellent research on: Development of carbon foams for use as electrodes or sorbents in water purification; Heterogeneous catalysis ...


    By Bio4Energy

  • Excellent Research by Bio4Energy Students: Flexible Carbon Foams, Polymers from Pulping by-product

    One of Bio4Energy’s greatest assets is its students. This month, no less than five of them are either defending their PhD thesis or giving their licentiate lecture or mid-term PhD seminar. In this case, five seminars make for five lines of excellent research on: Development of carbon foams for use as electrodes or sorbents in water purification; Heterogeneous catalysis ...


    By Bio4Energy

  • In with recycled plastic bricks, out with cement

    Recycling has been around for ages, but it wasn't until the 1970s that drop-off recycling centres emerged, and the late 1980s that doorstep collection began. While the existing recycling process is crucial to dealing with the growing amount of waste we produce, researchers are looking for alternative solutions. A group from Spain, Latvia and Lithuania says it is now ready to launch a green ...

  • Axion gives recycled plastics a `caffeine` kick

    Tables and chairs made with waste coffee take the cappuccino experience to a whole new level thanks to a unique coffee-aroma polymer developed by Axion Polymers for Re-worked, a London-based industrial design and product development enterprise. Axion blended mixed WEEE and post-consumer retail waste plastics with spent coffee grounds collected from the capital’s offices, cafes and factories to ...

  • The First Centrifuge Pod System Launched

    Designed to meet the growing needs for water clarification and solids dewatering in the extractive industries, the CentriPod system comes in two specially designed containers enabling easy transport and installation and can be operational within few hours from arrival on site, providing that all services are available. The system incorporates the expertise and technologies of three ...


    By Baioni Crushing Plants Spa

  • New route to reclaiming plastics from ASR

    Researchers have found a new way of separating the different types of shredded plastic parts from end-of-life-vehicles (ELVs). In co-operation with Japanese vehicle manufacturer Toyota and German waste technology specialist Sicon, the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV in Freising, Germany, has developed the so-called CreaSolv process. When compressed into granulate, ...


    By Recycling International

  • When stabilisation is critical, PermeatecDS won’t let you down

    October saw the launch of the first product from the Technical Absorbents (TAL) Permeatec product range, which is aimed at the control, stabilisation and reinforcement markets. PermeatecDS has been designed specifically for the control of dust and the stabilisation of loose, granular materials. ...


    By Technical Absorbents

  • Acrison Releases Model 515 Polyelectrolyte Processing Module

    Acrison® Model 515 Processing Module Acrison’s Model 515 Polyelectrolyte Processing Module helps reduce labor and chemical cost, by accurate feeding, positive dispersion and complete wetting of typically dry granular polymer. Featuring Acrison’s unique, self-cleaning, wetting chamber, and designed without restrictive orifices, the compact Model 515 can be supplied with standard or custom ...


    By Acrison, Inc.

  • Thermophilic sludge digestion pilot for Durban (SA)

    Thermophilic digestion of sewage sludge can increase the energy recovery at waste water treatment works (WWTW) to reach energy self-sufficiency. By increasing the digestion temperature to 52 – 55°C, higher efficiencies can be achieved. For a utility, this translates in potential additional income from electricity production by a CHP, lower polymer consumption and lower sludge disposal ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • `Ground-breaking` trials show carpet can be recycled

    Recycling specialist Axion Consulting has discovered polypropylene carpets can be recycled into good quality polymer pellet for injection moulding. Trials to investigate recycling options for post-consumer carpets and possible new end-use markets for polypropylene products made from recovered material were initiated by ...

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