Waste & Recycling Articles

  • Minimum detection limits of several different elements in water and in oil

    Abstract  The minimum detection limits of several different elements in water and in oil solutions were determined on X-Calibur with a SDD detector installed or a Si-PIN diode detector installed. The MDL was determined at 3 sigma and 300 seconds acquisition times. The result is reported here. Objective  To perform a quantitative comparison between the ...


    By Xenemetrix Ltd.

  • Qualitative analysis of elements Bi-layer Polymer of PVC& PMMA

    Goal: To analyze all elements present in PVC and PMMA polymer layers with special attention to Pb, Zn, Ca, and Sn.   Instrument: Xenemetrix made X-Calibur EDXRF analyzer with High resolution Silicon Drift Diode Detectors ...


    By Xenemetrix Ltd.

  • Analysis of precious metals in jewelry

    Abstract For thousands of years, man learned the craft of making jewelry from gold. Gold is a noble metal which does not react with the air and has a shiny yellow color.Over the years, alloying of the gold was necessary to improve its properties since pure gold is too soft to be used for jewelry. Alloying of the gold is usually by low-cost metals such as copper, zinc, silver or nickel. ...


    By Xenemetrix Ltd.

  • Small lime works with big technology

    Recently, KöhlerKalk in Northern Hesse commissioned a new kiln. Thanks to the rotary lobe compressors made by AERZEN, the plant manufactured by QualiCal counts among the most efficient solutions in its field.  In Northern Hesse, they are calcining dolomite, a crystalline mineral mixture consisting of calcium carbonate and magnesium carbonate. This burnt lime is particularly suitable ...

  • How to Treat Water and Remove Arsenic

    Arsenic is a naturally occurring element from the earth’s crust. Around the world, many countries have groundwater that is steeped in arsenic. Until recently, governments haven’t realized just how bad arsenic was for people, even in minute concentrations. In 2001, the US Environmental Protection Agency felt it necessary to lower the drinking water arsenic standard from 50 parts ...

  • Contaminated soils and sludge treatment plant - Case Study

    Client: Ecosistem Group, Lamezia Terme (CZ) – Italy Challenge: to transform waste into product! The Client possesses a large plant for the treatment of products contaminated with hazardous substances and materials, recycling of recovered materials and disposal of non-recyclable waste, which is considered highly ...


    By Baioni Crushing Plants Spa

  • 4 Steps to Improved Performance Verification

    The performance of any measuring device will change over time and must be regularly verified. A new checklist explains how to set up a performance verification plan for weighing equipment that is GMP-compliant and cost-efficient. Download the ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Process-generated contaminants

    Overview: There is not currently a formal and universally recognised definition of a process-generated substance. Process-generated contaminants can be generated as emissions from combustion processes, abrasion and/or other processes that physically or chemically degrade or otherwise modify the starting material(s), e.g. degradation/composting of organic materials. Such ...

  • Anaerobic Digest

    Washington, DC: NOSB Considers Digestate Use Petition The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has agreed to consider a petition from Cenergy USA, the makers of Magic Dirt™, to allow use of digestate from anaerobic digestion plants in organic agriculture. Magic Dirt is made from digested dairy manure fibers. The soil amendment products ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Cleaning without material loss

    Cleaning without material loss: Hydraulic Easy Cleaning-Construction reduces cleaning of the Single-shaft shredder and facilitates work processes Many materials have to be comminuted before further processing - this includes different chips and stamped parts made of plastic and metal, but also valuable precious metals such as gold and silver as well as laboratory samples. In this process, a part ...

  • LINZ - ASTEN (Austria) Municipal WWTP - Case Study

    Number of Tanks: 8 Total Volume: 92,000 m³ Water Depth: 7.4 m SOTR Standard Oxygen Transfer Rate: 9,740 kgO2/h Total Airflow: 73,600 Nm3/h No. of AEROSTRIP® Diffusers: 3.328 Linz is the capital of Austrian federal state “Upper Austria” and third-largest ...


    By Aquaconsult Anlagenbau GmbH

  • BAIONI supply complete dewatering centrifuge system for APS Ltd

    Situated near Slough, in Berkshire, Aggregate Processing Solutions (APS) is operating a washing plant where Baioni has recently supplied a centrifuge system to complement the whole existing plant. Baioni has boosted the capacity of its decanter centrifuges range to pave the way for further improvements in waste ...


    By Baioni Crushing Plants Spa

  • Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer Installation #1122 - Case Study

    Waste Water Treatment Install Miami A municipality adds pollution control with the help of Alliance Corporation as part of odor control of new sewage treatment plant. Application:  Waste Water Treatment – Corona, CA Project: A 4,000 SCFM TRITON™ Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer constructed of 316 stainless steel. Installed by ...


    By Alliance Corporation

  • Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer Installation #1615 - Case Study

    A Metal Recycling Company Adds Pollution Control System in Menen, BELGIUM A Metal Recycling Company adds pollution control to metal shredder with the help of Alliance Corporation. Application: Metal Processing – Menen, BELGIUM Project: A 3,000 SCFM BOXIDIZER™ 3-Bed Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer. Installed by ...


    By Alliance Corporation

  • Recycling Energie AG (CHE) Disposal Company - Case Study

    Digester:  2x 2.000 m³ Post digester: 2 x 2.600 m³ Gas storage: 2 x 930 m³ Input substrates: manure, grass cuts, food waste Scope of services:  concept creation, consulting, detail engineering, delivery of equipment, general project supervision, start-up, operational support and service Start-up: ...

  • CS Bioenergia (BRA) Disposal Company - Case Study

    Digester: 2 x 5.000 m³ Post Digester: 3.400 m³ Gas storage: 3.250 m³ Input substrates: primary and secundary sludge, food waste Scope of services:  concept creation, consulting, detail engineering, delivery of equipment, general project supervision, start-up, operational support and service Estimatet completion date: ...

  • On-Site Food Waste Pretreatment

    Guide to equipment and systems for businesses, institutions and venues that manage food waste on-site. Businesses, institutions and venues that generate large volumes of food waste have an increasing number of options to manage this organics stream, starting with tools and knowledge to prevent and reduce what is generated in the first place, followed by donation of excess and prepared ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Schladming (AUT) Municipal Plants - Case Study

    Digester: 2 x 600 m³ sewage sludge digestion Scope of services: sewage sludge digester agitator, gas storage, gas equipment, heat exchanger Start-up: ...

  • Kardzhali (BGR) Municipal Plants - Case Study

    Digester: 2.150 m³ sewage sludge digestion Scope of services: sewage sludge digester agitator, flare, gas storage, gas equipment Start-up: ...

  • ARA Meiningen (AUT) Municipal Plants - Case Study

    Digester: 1 x 4.000 m³ sewage sludge digestion Scope of services: sewage sludge digester agitator, flare, heat exchanger, gas equipment Start-up: ...

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