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Micromat HP: High-Performance Shredding for plastics and other waste
With the shredder series Micromat HP – HP stands for High Performance – Lindner-Recyclingtech has added extremely efficient machines to their range of universal shredders for processing plastics and other waste. While the machine sizes and technology are the same as in the tried-and-tested Micromat 2000 and 2500 systems, increases in output of up to 30% are now a reality. Just like the present single-shaft shredders of the same type, the new versions can be flexibly configured to any desired purpose...
Technology from Lindner-Recyclingtech wins two Global Cemfuels Awards in 2017
Technology from Lindner came away with two prizes at the recent Global CemFuels Awards 2017, which were presented on February 2 during the 11th Global CemFuels Conference and Exhibition in Barcelona. One of the awards went to Lindner itself in the category „Most Innovative Technology for Alternative Fuels“. Lindner is the first manufacturer of shredding machines to have won an award in this category four times. This year‘s award was to mark the highly successful market launch last year of the...
Pulp and Paper Industry Facing Water Issues
The pulp and paper (P&P) industry is one of the largest users of water in the industrial economy of the United States. It requires an average of 54 m3 of water to produce a metric ton of pulp or paper, and almost all phases of manufacturing require water. On the downstream side, P&P mills also create difficult-to-manage wastewater and sludge, causing environmental issues and challenges for wastewater treatment and sludge disposal. About 85% of P&P industry water use is for process water, which is...
SatrindTech unveils the new 4S range of modular 4-shaft industrial shredders at IFAT
SatrindTech will attend IFAT in Munich, Germany, the world's largest exhibition for the management of water systems, wastewater, waste and raw material technologies. Addressed exclusively for professionals until a few years ago, IFAT is now a great opportunity to enhance infrastructure and its relationship with the environment. This year’s central themes will be the circular economy, secondary raw materials treatment, plastics management and environmental technologies for sustainability. What better venue...
Business diversification for recycling firm keen to tackle plastic waste
Riverdale Paper has invested in a new UNTHA QR shredder to support the company’s business diversification. The Gateshead firm quickly established itself as the North East’s leading paper recycler. But contracts with some of the UK’s largest commercial organisations in retail, financial services and public arenas, has seen demand for Riverdale’s wider expertise grow. Now, the team is being increasingly tasked with tackling plastic waste including polypropylene, HDPE and pre-consumer...