Waste Separation Articles

  • Get better tire shred quality with less expenses - Case Study

    Rubber waste originated from car and truck tyres is almost equal in heat value as gasoil and even 25% more effective than coal. There are extremely high quality requirements for the rubber waste used in the burning process at power plants. The particle size needs to be homogenous and no remnants of metal wires are tolerated in the furnace. Quality issues in particle size as well as ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Turn landfilling cost of ragger wire to profit with TANA Shark - Case Study

    Recycling cardboard for use as new packaging material saves costs for the manufacturer. Unfortunately, landfilling the ragger wire that comes as a byproduct of the recycling process is costly. With the help of TANA Shark, this added cost can be turned into profit by separating the metal and selling it to be used again. Ragger wire or pulper tail is the residue of steel wires and plastic that ...


    By Tana Oy

  • The Pueblo Viejo Gold Mine - THIOTEQ for Copper Recovery - Case Study

    Increasing output of metals by precipitating copper sulfide in the gold mining industry. Facts and figures Process The Pueblo Viejo Mine processes 24,000 tons per day of polymetal ores containing gold, silver, copper and zinc. Full operation was achieved in 2014. Revitalizing resources Recovering up to 12,000 tons of copper ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • Key things to know about what TANA can do for your business

    (Pictured) New TANA Shark 440EM electric shredder offers unique versatility with zero emissions. Our customers operate in countless different areas of the waste management industry. They treat a wide range of waste types and streams using a variety of processes. Our job is to help them do that as ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Bandar Abbas Project Iran - Case Study

    Customer: Aria Electronics (IRAN) Project Name: Bandar Abbas Pumping Stations Manufacturing year: 2009 Scope of supply 2 pcs. Chain Operated Linear Mechanical Screens for Channels with Dimensions (WxH): 1.300 x ...


    By ASTIM A.S.

  • Separation of colors and scents from candle wax

    Separation and detection and additives from scented candles While electric lighting has have largely replaced candles as a light source, they are still popular for decorative purposes. Originally from bees’ wax, modern candles are typically made from paraffin or stearin. Often, coloring and scents are added to candles. These additives can be separated from the candle wax by ...


    By BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

  • Puzzled by problematic waste such as tires, mattresses or ragger wire?

    From left to right: Shredded ragger wire, end-of-life tires, mattresses As waste management professionals, we are constantly facing the challenge of how to process problematic waste types. Tana Oy has a cost-efficient solution to offer for turning such waste streams into value. Shredding materials both minimizes ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Are you recycling polystyrene the right way? Don’t risk the heavy fines

    While there’s a European-wide drive to recycle more polystyrene, some forms of it contain a flame retardant that is hazardous to human health and the environment. The idea of the circular economy is a compelling one, and it’s driving recycling policies worldwide across industries. There is more focus than ever is on the complete lifecycle of products, including packaging, vehicles and ...

  • MB Crusher to slash cost of waste disposal

    Disposal of demolition or construction waste is a common cost element facing many contractors, particularly in our major cities where significant landfill charges are applicable. It’s not only landfill charges that cost. When truck fuel, road tolls, operator time and project downtime are considered, the costs really add up. Disposal of small lots can also be annoying as these stockpiles ...


    By MB Crusher

  • Interview with the Tomra founders

    As part of TOMRA’s 45th anniversary celebrations this year, we spoke to co-founders and brothers Tore and Petter Planke about the early history of the company. Check out our video interview with the TOMRA founders. HOW IT ALL BEGAN In 1971, Aage Fremstad, a supermarket owner Petter had worked with previously, mentioned the store’s problems in manually ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Sepacore for the Separation of Plant Extracts - Case Study

    Customer: University of Basel, Switzerland The Division of Pharmaceutical Biology at the University of Basel in Switzerland is a center of excellence for natural product and medicinal plant research. It belongs to the Departement of Pharmaceutical Sciences, a leading research and teaching center in drug discovery & development, drug therapy and drug safety. Research groups ...


    By BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

  • Automatic wire stripping machine

    Automatic wires stripping machine is an environmentally friendly machine in recycling waste copper wire ,If you have large quantities of waste copper wires to process,the automatic wire stripping machine will bring much more profit for you! Automatic wire stripping machine working process 1.    Starting Please make sure all the machines and electrical equipments are in ...

  • Recycling Myths Busted

    Like most industries, the recycling industry is not immune to popular myths that have perpetuated over time.  While not all are harmful, recycling myths become exaggerated and create false perceptions that can lead to bad business decisions or negative environmental impacts.  It is important to know the truth about waste handling and recycling processes and equipment so that we can all ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Meny gets maximum uptime and reporting insights - Case Study

    Sandefjord, NORWAY: Two stores in the Meny supermarket chain in Norway have become the first locations worldwide to implement TOMRA’s new reverse vending notification and guidance app, Notify+Assist. The app gives owners of reverse vending machines (RVMs) greater control and insight into recycling activities at their site. Installed reverse vending system TOMRA ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Poland - WEEE recycling - Case Study

    Customer: AZOTAS Country: Poland Machinery: RECYCLING LINE FOR ELECTRIC AND ELECTRONIC WASTE A big Guidetti line delivered to Poland for WEEE recycling, electric and electronic waste, motherboards, small and big appliances, big whites, with production up to 1 ton/h. Indicated for WEEE recycling, it recovers metals with final ...


    By Guidetti Recycling Systems

  • Spain - Copper’ recovery from plastic, 3000 kg/h input - Case Study

    Customer: Josè Jareno Country: Spain Machinery: LINE Double Guidetti line composed by 2 refiners Turbo625/4 and 2 separators Robi151, with production up to 1200 kg/h, to totally recover all the copper present in the plastic waste after cables’ recycling processes. Indicated for all working plants of the competition ...


    By Guidetti Recycling Systems

  • United States - Copper recovery (tailings processing) - Case Study

    Country: United States Machinery: Copper/plastic recycling line, multiple-separation line A big Guidetti line consisting of 4 refiners and separators with production up to 5 ton/h. It allows the recovery of all copper in tailings, coming from cables’ processing lines. Advantages: - Total copper recovery - Higher ...


    By Guidetti Recycling Systems

  • Morocco - Cables’ recycling from industrial waste - Case Study

    Customer: COFICAB Country: Morocco Machinery: RECYCLING LINE FOR ELECTRIC AND ELECTRONIC CABLES In the cables’ manufacturer field, this Guidetti line composed by PMG400 pre-shredder and the newest Sincro315mill, with production up to 150 kg/h, allows the recycling of cables coming from industrial waste, recovering both copper and ...


    By Guidetti Recycling Systems

  • The Modular Building Construction Process: A 5-Step Guide

    Many people are turning to modular buildings as an affordable and efficient space solution. Since they are built off-site in sections, they make it easier for people to get into their building quickly while other aspects are being built around them. They can be used for permanent, long-term, or temporary facilities, making them a popular choice for classrooms, administrative offices, military ...


    By Satellite Shelters, Inc.

  • Industry 4.0 Compliant Industrial Shredders

    To benefit from the 250% hyper-amortisation, machines purchased by the 31st December (20% down-payment) and delivered by the 30th September 2018 must have 5+2 requisites, as well as fall under Appendixes A and B of the law. The shredders fall under Appendix A. For software relating to the goods the amortisation is 140%. The legal representative must produce a declaration confirming ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

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