Glass Recycling News

  • HDXRF Offers Many Advantages Over ICP Methods

    HDXRF® technology is fast, precise, and easy to use. In addition, the technology offers a 1-mm analysis area that provides the ability to test small features for the presence of potentially toxic heavy metals, including lead. When it comes to analyzing glass materials for lead, HDXRF can offer many advantages over ICP methods. In 2013, the CPSC expanded upon its approval of HDXRF ASTM method ...


    By X-Ray Optical Systems (XOS)

  • Controlling a Glass Furnace Using a Thermal Imager at German Society of Glass Technology Conference 2017

    AMETEK Land announces that its Technical Director, Dr. Peter Drögmöller, will speak at the 91st Annual Meeting of the German Society of Glass Technology (DGG), May 29-31, 2017, in Weimar, Germany.    Dr. Drögmöller’s topic ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Recycle Week confirmed for autumn 2017

    Now in its 14th year, the Recycle Now and WRAP-coordinated week has become a mainstay of the local authority and waste industry calendar, with a range of communications and activities organised to encourage householders to recycle. While the theme of the week has yet to be decided, previous years have focused on boosting the recycling of everyday household items such as plastics, cans and waste ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • UNTHA’s largest four shaft shredder heads to LKM Recycling

    UNTHA’s largest four shaft shredder has been installed at renowned waste management firm LKM Recycling. The RS150 has been procured to maximise materials recovery and revenue generation at this increasingly diverse recycling specialist. Over 40 years ago, LKM started out as a scrap metal business but fast forward to 2017 and the 55-strong company is now handling everything from metals and ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Smaller and faster: Mira M-3 handheld Raman spectrometer for material verification

    The Mira M-3 is the new handheld Raman spectrometer from Metrohm. Barely larger than a smartphone, the Mira M-3 enables true single-handed operation. The new Metrohm Raman spectrometer meets the regulatory requirements of FDA CFR 21 Part 11 making it the preferred solution for fast, straightforward QC in the pharmaceutical industry. ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Itronics Ships Silver Bullion Produced by ´Break-Throug´ Technology in E-Scrap Refining

    Itronics Inc. (OTC PINK: ITRO), a diversified fertilizer and silver producing green technology company, is pleased to announce that it has made its first shipment of silver bullion produced by its "break-through" e-scrap refining technology that is now entering Phase III, pilot scale operations development. The new "break-through" ...


    By Itronics Inc.

  • Single shaft shredder M600-1-600 on its way to Sweden

    A short time ago, this M600 single shaft shredder was shipped off to Sweden. In the future it will be used there for reducing insulating material made from stone, minerals or glass fiber. The scrap material, prepared as pieces of a size of approximately 350 x 1250 x 100 mm, are placed on the associated conveyor feed. In order to avoid overloading the feed hopper, this ...

  • Glass Recycling Coalition Launches Website

    In celebration of America Recycles Day, the Glass Recycling Coalition (GRC) announces the launch of its website, GlassRecycles.org. Industry, public and private sector recycling professionals, as well as the public, will find case studies, best practices, and a ...

  • Leading Independent Advisory Firms ISS and Glass Lewis Recommend Shareholders of Ovivo Vote FOR the Plan of Arrangement

    Ovivo Inc. (TSX:OVI.A, TSX:OVI.B) (“Ovivo” or the “Corporation”) announced today that both Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (“ISS”) and Glass Lewis & Co. LLC (“Glass Lewis”) have recommended that shareholders of Ovivo support the proposed statutory plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement”) at their special meeting of ...

  • Infrared temperature measurement of thermally tempered low- emissivity glass at Society of Glass Technology Conference 2016

    AMETEK Land has revealed that its Physics Section Manager, Dr. Fiona Turner, will speak at the Society of Glass Technology (SGT) Centenary Conference, September 4-8, 2016, at the University of Sheffield. Dr. Turner’s topic is “Infrared Temperature Measurement of Thermally Tempered Low- Emissivity Glass.” Dr. Turner, a Chartered Physicist, specialises in ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Shred-Tech announces acquisition of AXO Shredders

    Shred-Tech Corp® is pleased to announce the acquisition of AXO Shredders. Established in 2000, AXO Shredders manufactures mobile, stationary shredders and recycling systems; with operations in the UK, USA and Thailand serving hundreds of customers.   “The combined Shred-Tech/AXO Group of Companies enhances our resources and organizational infrastructure in the ...


    By Shred-Tech Corp.

  • New IEEE Engineering Brief - Thermal Imaging Enhances Glass-melt Process

    Adding thermal-imaging capabilities that enable operators to maintain an accurate visual of the entire glass-melt tank, as well as take temperature measurements at any point in the process and in any location within the tank, is invaluable. Find out more in the latest IEEE Engineering Brief ‘Thermal Imaging Enhances Today’s Complex Glass-melt Process’, sponsored by AMETEK Land, ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Know your glass before recycling!

    We all want to recycle as much as we can, but it is important to know which materials to place in the bin and which to keep out. Many well-intended recyclers are confused about glass. Glass containers for food and beverages are 100% recyclable, but not when mixed with other types of glass. Other kinds of glass, like windows, ovenware, Pyrex, and crystal, are manufactured through a different ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • NREL Names New Executives to Lead Scientific Research and Lab Operations

    The Energy Department's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently made two key hires to lab leadership positions. NREL has named Peter Green as the new Deputy Laboratory Director for science and technology and Julie Baker as Associate Laboratory Director for facilities and operations. "Peter's scientific research positions him to be the ideal leader ...

  • The New Building is Growing and Spreading Out

    New ideas need room to develop. So Flottweg is responding to the continued growth in new staff by building a new office building on the company's campus in Vilsbiburg. The new building will be the home of the Flottweg Academy, Automation Technology, and Facilities Management. The overall volume of the project comes to 3.4 million Euros. The official move-in date is planned for September 2017. Ten ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • New technique developed to recycle indium from waste LCD screens

    The EU has identified 20 critical raw materials, including indium, with economic importance and a high supply risk. Indium is mainly used for the production of LCD screens and is predominantly sourced from Chinese mines. This study, funded by the European Commission1 , details the development of a process to recycle indium from waste LCD panels, where indium is found as indium tin oxide (ITO). ...


    By European Commission

  • WISH seeks more ‘accessible’ health and safety guidance

    According to the Waste Industry Safety and Health (WISH) forum, a more easily-accessible and practical approach to safety guidance at work is the way forward. Safety guidance documents are routinely kept up to date with a review every 18 months to account for developments in technology, procedure and experience. Health and safety documents are reviewed every 18 months however, since 2014, WISH ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • REDWAVE showcases new XRF Sorting Machine at IFAT 2016 New sorting possibilities for the Recycling Industry

    REDWAVE will be located in Hall C1 at stand 226 at the IFAT in Munich (Germany) from May 30 to June 3. You will see different live sorting demonstrations with the innovative REDWAVE XRF sorting machine at our stand: Mixed heavy metals: separation of pure fractions (eg: copper, zinc, stainless steel) Mixed plastics: separation of brominated plastics Mixed glass: ...

  • X-ray Inspection of Tall, Rigid Containers Made Easier with Higher Sensitivity

    New white paper from METTLER TOLEDO explores challenges of tall, rigid containers for the Food Industry and offers solutions for consistent inspection results. Tall, rigid containers are used extensively across the food industry to package a wide range of products, from fruit and vegetables to cereals and beverages to baby food. However, inspecting these types of packaging for physical ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • EUROLAMEX Laminated safety glass - Updated product brochure

    Key facts and technical data at a glance, you´ll find it in our updated safety glass brochure. This is available in German and English as a printed document or as a pdf file. Properties: In practice a distinction is made between passive and active safety.  passive safety: injury -reducing, shard - retaining, fall - preventing  active safety: glass provide ...


    By Euroglas GmbH

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