sensor-based optical separation News

  • MSS Inc. Releases New Optical Sorter- CIRRUS

    MSS Inc., a world leading manufacturer of optical sorting equipment, is introducing a new high-resolution near-infrared (NIR), color and metal sorting system for a wide range of recycling facility applications – the CIRRUS. The CIRRUS is MSS’ latest generation of NIR, color and metal sensor technology. It provides automated separation opportunities from single stream to construction ...


    By MSS, Inc.

  • ASTM D7202 - 11 standard test method for determination of beryllium in the workplace using field-based extraction and optical fluorescence detection

    Exposure to beryllium can cause a potentially fatal disease, and occupational exposure limits for beryllium in air and on surfaces have been established to reduce exposure risks to potentially affected workers (4, 5). Sampling and analytical methods for beryllium are needed in order to meet the challenges relating to exposure assessment and risk reduction. Field-portable sampling and ...


    By ASTM International

  • TITECH hails world´s largest sensor-based waste sorting testing facility as great sucess on its first anniversary after reopening

    Sensor-based waste sorting systems manufacturer TITECH has announced the new testing facility at its headquarters in Mühlheim-Kärlich, Germany, has proven to be a resounding success after its first year of operation after reopening. Launched in July 2010, the 1,500m² testing facility is the world’s largest and has undertaken over 286 tests for customers based in 40 countries. ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Eimco Water Technologies named exclusive U.S. seller and distributor of Atlantium Technologies Hydro-Optic Disinfection™ system for drinking water

    Atlantium’s system is the environmentally-friendly disinfection system validated for 4-log virus at EPA dose requirementsAustin, TEXAS and Har Tuv, ISRAEL, June 17, 2008 – EIMCO Water Technologies (EWT), a subsidiary of GLV, and Atlantium Technologies have signed an agreement appointing EWT as the exclusive distributor and seller of Atlantium’s Hydro-Optic Disinfection™ system for the municipal ...

  • Ecopark 4 trusts TOMRA AUTOSORT for the Efficient Automation of its Separation Processes

    Ecopark 4, located in Hostalets de Pierola (Barcelona), is a mechanical-biological treatment (MBT) plant with a treatment capacity of up to 300,000 tons a year of municipal waste. Ecopark 4, managed by Ferrovial Servicios, is one of the waste treatment and management plants in the Barcelona Metropolitan Area, a supra-municipal public authority competent in the urban waste management of the 36 ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Shimadzu’s New Nexera X2 achieves world-leading sensitivity and superior separation across entire HPLC/UHPLC range

    Shimadzu Corporation introduces the new Nexera X2 System, the ultimate in ultra high-performance liquid chromatography. Built upon the strength of the Nexera UHPLC, the revolutionary Nexera X2 delivers superior, real-world performance across a wider application range while delivering unparalleled flexibility and reliability in HPLC/UHPLC analyses. Shimadzu optimized the Nexera X2 to ...

  • New 32-channel analog input module interfaces wide variety of sensor signals to ethernet control network

    Acromag continues to extend their EtherStax® line of rugged, high-density Ethernet I/O blocks for distributed I/O and SCADA with the introduction of the ES2153 32-channel analog input model. The ES2153 converts 16 DC current and 16 DC voltage single-ended analog inputs from various transducers and instruments for transmission to an Ethernet-based control network. A DB25 serial port provides an ...


    By Acromag, Inc.

  • ABB reduces footprint of air insulated substations by half

    Two chamber and one chamber DCBs. Integrating functions shrinks footprint, equipment and construction costs, and increases availability. ABB is the world’s leading supplier of substations, with an installed base of around 10,000 substations worldwide. The solution makes it possible – for the first time – to build compact extra-high voltage AIS substations and load hubs close to large cities ...


    By ABB

  • TITECH Group rebrands as TOMRA Sorting Solutions

    TITECH Group, a global leader in sensor-based sorting, has rebranded as TOMRA Sorting Solutions. TOMRA Sorting Solutions unites three leading sensor-based sorting and processing technology brands: recycling specialists TITECH, mining specialists CommodasUltrasort, and specialists in ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Innovative sorting of Aluminium and Zorba

    REDWAVE XRF new sorting possibillities for the aluminium recycling industry Introduction There are no limits set to the recycling of metals, they can be reused without limitation and to one hundred percent. Of course, metals have to be separated from non-metal impurities and different metals have to be sorted in pure fractions to be able to use them as secondary ...

  • TOMRA Sorting presents fines copper sorting at Ecomondo 2012

    Sensor-based sorting equipment provider TOMRA Sorting has unveiled an innovative solution for copper wire and cable recyclers. The new TITECH combisense [chute] was launched at Ecomondo, the international trade fair of material and energy recovery and sustainable development, held at Rimini Fiera, Rimini, Italy, from 7 to 10 November. Copper granulate, recovered by the recycling process of copper ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA Sorting builds its presence in Kuwait with new contract win

    Leading sensor-based sorting equipment provider, TOMRA Sorting, has further expanded its portfolio of customers in the Middle East by securing a contract with National Cleaning Company for its new Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) sorting plant in Kuwait. The brand new €2.5m plant, due to be operational by early 2014, will be capable of processing an impressive ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Oil spill & leak detection

    Slick Sleuth™ Oil Spill Detection & Alarm Systems are used for immediate detection, early warning alert, containment and prevention of accidental spills – averting environmental damage, costly cleanup, and possible fines or regulatory penalties. The optical sensor detects small amounts of oil and can be configured to automatically shut off pumps or valves, activate alarms and personnel ...


    By InterOcean Systems LLC

  • BEST sorting acquires 100 percent of the shares in BESTTORATEC

    BEST Sorting has acquired 100 % of the shares in the in 2009 established joint venture between BEST NV (Belgium) and Toratec Recycling Solutions (Spain), and is fully motivated to further extend this branch of the company. The separation agreement between Eric Van Looy, Eva-Maria Gerosch and BEST has been signed as per January 1st 2011. BEST now fully owns the business unit, specialising in ...


  • New Case Study about Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Management at Alcázar de San Juan, Spain

    Greater productivity, better working conditions, easy maintainance and energy savings were the key benefits for choosing TITECH autosort 4 at the MSW treatment plant of Macomunidad de Servicios Comsermancha. The Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Management Plant of the Mancomunidad de Servicios Comsermancha (Comsermancha municipal services association), situated in Alcázar de San Juan (Ciudad ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Ireland launches the world’s first website dedicated to Used Recycling Equipment

    Irish based company Used Recycling Machinery Ltd has just launched the world’s first website dedicated to Used Recycling Equipment, www.UsedRecyclingMachinery.com making international trading quick & simple.Used Recycling Machinery Ltd is a newly established company providing an online directory for the buying and selling of used recycling machinery ...

  • 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 GmbH.

  • Analytik Jena AG: New website of Analytik Jena is online

    The online presence of Analytik Jena AG at www.analytik-jena.de now features a completely new, structured design with improved functions and substantially revised content. The website is based on the flexible open source platform TYPO3. The manufacturer of instruments for analytical measuring technology, biotechnology and optoelectronic consumer products based in Jena, ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • Casepak celebrates grand opening of new UK recycling facility

    Casepak celebrated the official launch of its $33 million Materials RecoveryFacility (MRF) in Leicester, UK on January 16 with presentations and tours of the facility that features a custom-designed sorting system engineered, manufactured and installed by Bulk Handling Systems (BHS). Environment Minister Lord Taylor of Holbeach attended the event as guest of honor. “I’m delighted to ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems

  • New cheaper nano-method offers big possibilities

    Scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory said today that they have produced carbon nanotubes in high yields in bulk solid compositions using commercially available aromatic-containing resins. Their research is the first example of using high temperature thermosetting resins as a carbon source for the formation of carbon nanotubes - tubular structures on the scale of billionths of meters ...

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