material recycling equipment Articles

  • Plant re-design, procurement and installation of novel machinery case study

    Challenge: Granulator equipment underperforming. Low throughput and poor particle size control. Axion Solution: Axion redesigned plant layout to incorporate novel screening machinery and oversize material recycling loop. Specified, procured and installed the processing equipment. Commissioned and tested ...


    By Axion Group

  • E-scrap: metals too precious to ignore

    Increased recovery of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) is providing the global recycling industry with fresh challenges. Researchers from Berlin’s University of Technology have been taking a close look at the material flowing into and out of the recycling process, paying special attention to the precious metals content. Their main conclusion is that conventional sorting ...

  • Weee Recyclers Merger

    Bruce Electronics Recycling based in Sheffield, and RID (UK) Ltd of Huddersfield have merged into a new company, which is now known as ‘ Bruce R.I.D. Recycling Limited.’ Bruce Electronics and RID have been working together for a number of years, recycling equipment from end users, retailers, institutions, maintenance companies and electronics manufacturers. The merger strengthens the new ...


    By S2S Electronics Ltd

  • Pre-shredders from Erdwich reduce efficient Electronic-scrap

    The handling of electrical appliances has changed drastically over the past 20 years: Nowadays, a defect appliance is replaced rather than repaired. According to United Nations' estimates, 40 million tonnes of electrical and electronic scrap is produced per year worldwide, which will be doubled by 2025. Valuable resources such as steel, nonferrous metals, plastic materials etc. can be recovered ...

  • Empirical analysis of collaboration potential of SMEs in product recovery networks in Germany

    The operating area of treatment of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) is currently subject of major legal, organisational, and structural changes. To assist small- and medium-sized disassembly companies in anticipating these changes, framework and future requirements as well as material flows and processes in treatment of WEEE are analysed. It is expected that SMEs can only persist ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Pre-shredders from Erdwich reduce up to eight tonnes of electrical and electronic scrap per hour using two drives, each with a power of 40,000 Nm

    The handling of electrical appliances has changed drastically over the past 20 years: Nowadays, a defect appliance is replaced rather than repaired. According to United Nations' estimates, 40 million tonnes of electrical and electronic scrap is produced per year worldwide, which will be doubled by 2025. Valuable resources such as steel, nonferrous metals, plastic materials etc. can be recovered ...

  • Environmental product attributes in end-of-life management in the UK. Part II: problems encountered with informational systems for the management of end-of-life IT and office equipment

    The focus of this paper and its companion (Part I) is to identify producer responsibility associated with the proposed Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive and the need for greater information about the environmental attributes of electrical and electronic equipment to facilitate end-of-life management of discarded products. Part II Data were gathered from a series of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Case study - pumping bentonite

    Location: Germany Year: 2009 Working Context description The project is the construction of a big commercial and residential area in northern Germany during foundations phase. Diaphragm walls and Cut Off Walls are a techniques for the construction of permanent or temporary in-situ impermeable barriers. In order to stabilize side walls bentonite ...


    By Dragflow S.r.l.

  • Case study - pumping bentonite

    Location: Germany Year: 2009 Working Context description The project is the construction of a big commercial and residential area in northern Germany during foundations phase. Diaphragm walls and Cut Off Walls are a techniques for the construction of permanent or temporary in-situ impermeable barriers. In order to stabilize side walls ...


    By Dragflow North America

  • Plastics Use in Consumer Electronic Equipment: Perspectives From Product Design to Material Recovery

    Plastics are widely used in electronic applications because of their unique functional, aesthetic, and cost performance attributes. The broad range of plastics used in electronics, however, presents some unique challenges when trying to recycle end-of-life electronic equipment. This paper discusses what recent research by the American Plastics Council has found about the types and amounts of ...

  • Cresswood Engineers ‘ever-new’ technology to handle the rigors of pallet scrap

    Grinding pallet scrap is not for the faint of heart. It’s actually one of the toughest mixes of material to grind in the forest products industry. Keeping this unique challenge in mind, Cresswood Shredding Machinery has developed its EVER-NEW technology to tackle the demands of pallet scrap grinding along with reducing costs of machine ownership, and operational headaches. Jack Cress, CEO ...


    By Cresswood

  • Environmental product attributes in end-of-life management in the UK. Part I: an end-of-life eco-declaration for waste IT and office equipment

    The focus of this paper and its companion (Part II) is to identify producer responsibility associated with the proposed Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive and the need for greater information about the environmental attributes of electrical and electronic equipment to facilitate end-of-life management of discarded products. Recently, a wide-ranging debate has started ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Spragues’ Ready Mix deploys closed loop recycling equipment - Case Study

    California’s Spragues’ Ready Mix (SRM) has deployed the first closed-loop recycling equipment combination of its kind: A concrete reclaimer separating fine and coarse aggregate, coupled with a slurry-recycling filter that dewaters cement fines to yield nearly ASTM C-94 grade batch water (less than 60 ppm). The company decided to purchase the Liebherr LRS 708 Concrete Reclaimer and ...


    By ALAR Engineering Corporation

  • Report: Recycling of flame-retarded plastics from waste electric and electronic equipment (WEEE)

    Shredder residues produced in plants processing waste electric and electronic equipment are excluded from material recycling due to a variety of polymeric materials and the presence of brominated flame retardants (BFR), which might contain banned polybrominated diphenyl ethers or toxic polybrominated dioxins and furans (PBDD/F). Herein we present a technological approach to transfer a significant ...


    By SAGE Publications Ltd

  • What is the importance of cardboard baler and cardboard shredder

    1. Save space by removing cardboard waste Almost all industrial facilities and living houses generate great volume of cardboard/OCC every day. Can you image if all those cardboard waste occupy huge space and are not removed in time? Cardboard baler and cardboard shredder are really a help to reduce the size of such OCC waste material, and removing those compacted or shredded scrap material for ...


    By Enerpat Group UK Ltd

  • Aluminum Recycling Equipment

    Recycling is an important means of preserving our environment, and a good way of getting started is by recycling aluminum cans. In most cases (depending on where you live and what the laws are) the cans are collected in drop-off programs or at your curbside, and then cans are sorted, consolidated, and crushed. The crushed cans are then baled for transportation to a recycling facility which melts ...


    By Bee Cool LLC

  • Enabling Cost-Effective Crushing, Demolition And Screening On-Site

    One of the world’s leaders in equipment for crushing, demolition and recycling, MB Crusher offers the widest range of crusher buckets to suit the client requirements globally. MB Crusher’s range of crusher buckets have emerged as the most appropriate tools amongst operators in Africa for cost effective crushing, demolition and recycling on site. ...


    By MB Crusher

  • US company helps to introduce eco-friendly paving into Puerto Rico

    Phoenix Industries, a Las Vegas, Nevada company that manufactures waste tire recycling plants and asphalt rubber blending equipment, has recently completed the first Asphalt Rubber paving project in the country of Puerto Rico. Asphalt Rubber (AR) is a unique and environmental friendly paving process that utilizes ground tire rubber made from old car and truck tires. The use of AR in many states ...


    By Phoenix Industries

  • The Up-to-date Copper Recycling Technology

    A leader always concerns about the new trend of his industry. Do you know about copper recycling industry? It attracts more and more people to join in. Therefore, various new technologies of copper recycling equipment and copper recycling methods spring up. Double cross cutting technology, a most up-to-date technology, is welcomed with ...

  • Characteristics of Copper Wire Granulator

    Copper wire granulator is an advanced technology to deal with the waste copper wire and other various household wires, which have begun applied in 1980s by America and other industrialized countries. The dealing result is impressed by the advanced copper wire granulator. We can get pure copper granules and plastic from the waste copper wires after a ...

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