Optical Separation News

  • TOMRA Sorting Recycling will feature AUTOSORT FLAKE’s enhanced flexibility at K-Show 2016

    TOMRA Sorting is ready to attend K 2016: The World’s No. I Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber! where it will demonstrate the AUTOSORT FLAKE’s newly enhanced next-generation sensor technology. Attended by the world’s broadest spectrum of international trade visitors and decision-makers, this major exhibition is one of the industry’s largest events and takes place in ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Designed and produced by Bollegraaf

    Strong Partnerships We want to be a valuable partner. Whenever there is an issue, we want to offer a tailor-made solution. We aim to assist our clients with training, service and advice. Technologies are advancing, regulations can change, but variables in the market can also change, with possible consequences for product program. In that sense we want to be an extra pair of ...

  • 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 (TITECH)

  • 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: ...

  • The most efficient plastic sorting system › Bollegraaf Recycling Solutions

    The Appingedam-based company Bollegraaf Recycling Solutions and Daly Plastics, located in Zutphen, have completed the installation of the most efficient and professional industrial plastic sorting system in the Netherlands. The two companies pooled their expertise to create an innovative, modular and fully automatic recycling system. The capacity targets set for the system were exceeded by more ...

  • NREL Reveals Potential for Capturing Waste Heat via Nanotubes

    A finely tuned carbon nanotube thin film has the potential to act as a thermoelectric power generator that captures and uses waste heat, according to researchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The research could help guide the manufacture of thermoelectric devices based on either single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) films or ...

  • TOMRA Sorting Recycling launches revolutionary AUTOSORT FLAKE

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling revealed their new AUTOSORT FLAKE featuring simultaneous triple-sorting capability under www.upgrade-your-flake.com on 7 December 2015. The product launch was originally planned to take place at the Plastics Recycling Show (PRS) in Brussels, on 25 & 26 November 2015 and was transformed into a digital campaign ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • U.S. Department of Energy Projects Win 33 R&D 100 Awards for 2015

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) researchers have won 33 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential. The R&D 100 awards, sometimes called the “Oscars of Innovation,” are given annually in recognition of exceptional new products or processes that were developed and introduced into the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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 (TITECH)

  • Redwave builds latest paper sorting plant at Stora Enso (Belgium)

    Stora Enso Langerbrugge Paper Mill produces premium paper products out of 100% recycled paper, collected within a 300 kilometre radius, encompassing about 80 million people. "We call it the urban forest. We get the fibre we need by collecting old paper from the households, no wood is used here to produce paper," explains Chris De Hollander, Managing Director of Stora Enso Langerbrugge Paper Mill. ...

  • LED & LIGHTING quality evaluation the new DELTAOHM SpectroRadiometer HD30.1

    LEDs cannot be manufactured with consistent optical properties as a result of the production processes involved. Brightness and color can vary substantially from component to component even in the same production batch. This is why LEDs have to be tested during production and in their final application. Comprehensive optical characterization is also essential during research and development of ...


    By Delta OHM S.r.L.

  • 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 ...

  • New Plastic PMD System at IMOG, Belgium

    IMOG is an intermunicipal public sanitary authority in South West Flanders. IMOG ensures the integrated waste management for 11 municipalities with well over 230,000 inhabitants. At IMOG’s PMD sorting facility more than 4,000 tonnes/year of separately collected mixed light packaging material (PMD) and PP material are processed. Situation: ...

  • Redwave glass recycling day

    The event was primarily dedicated to the presentation of the new glass sorting machines, Redwave CX for material 6-50mm and Redwave (XI for fine material 2-12mm. Redwave CX and CXF machines are equipped with a completely reworked three-way system. By rearranging the valve units, the same high performance at the first and second eject is guaranteed even for fine material, and air consumption is ...

  • TOMRA Sorting to showcase virgin and recycled plastics applications at K 2013

    Sensor-based sorting systems pioneer TOMRA Sorting will demonstrate its virgin and recycled plastics, as well as rubber sorting applications, at K 2013 in Düsseldorf. In the spotlight at the leading international trade fair for the plastics and rubber industries worldwide will be the new generation BEST Genius™ and TITECH autosort [flake] systems. The event takes place from October ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • 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 (TITECH)

  • NRT Unveils New Look

    Nashville, TN – May 16, 2013 –Optical sorting equipment provider NRT has released new corporate brand imaging, including new logos for the NRT and In-Flight Sorting brands. The updated look reflects the growth and modernization of the company. NRT has pioneered many technologies that are widely used throughout the world, and holds more than 30 patents. Quality of technology, ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems

  • ReCommunity Memphis reopens MRF - Converted to single stream

    ReCommunity, headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., converted its dual stream MRF in Memphis, TN, to a single-stream recycling facility. The largest pure-play recycler in the United States, ReCommunity chose the CP Group to design, manufacture, and install the new equipment in its existing 42,000 sq. ft. building. New system operations began in January. “We are committed to leading the Recovery ...


    By The CP Group

  • Siee Pollutec returns to Oran

    27th to 30th May 2013 – Oran Convention Centre – Algeria From 27th to 30th May, the 9th SIEE Pollutec, the international exhibition of water equipment, technologies and services, returns to the city of Oran, where it was previously held in 2010. This decision, which has been taken in close consultation with the Ministry of Water Resources, the event’s partner, is ...

  • ReCommunity Adds BHS to Delaware MRF Project

    ReCommunity announced today that it has selected Eugene, Oregon-based Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) to design, manufacture and install a new materials recovery system for its ReCommunity Delaware facility. The materials recovery facility (MRF) is ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems

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