Waste Sorting Articles

  • Case study - Feichtinger KG – Austria - Quartz Sorting

    Customer Feichtinger KG is a private company from Esternberg (Upper Austria) and provides approximately 30,000 tonnes of quartz per year to the RW silicium GmbH Company. The company has been active in the mining of quartz since 1972 and currently employs 18 staff. In addition, Feichtinger KG is also involved in riding arena construction (www reitplatzbau.at). ...

  • Case study - MBT Sofia

    Manufacturing, installation and commissioning of sections of the MBT Sofia - a plant for household waste sorting including a biological drying and subsequent fine sorting of the dried domestic waste. Customer: Consortium Aktor-Helektor Completion: August 2015 Commissioning: September 2015 ...


    By Eggersmann Anlagenbau

  • Hungarian city makes giant leap into recycling with an advanced sorting plant - Case Study

    Settlements in the southeast region of Hungary, which previously sent all their municipal solid waste (MSW) to landfill, now have a state-of-the-art MSW sorting system near Békéscsaba that can process up to 120,000 tonnes of waste per year. The ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • RockWorks17 GeoBody (Contiguous Voxels w/Same G-Value) Filter Improved

    (014-017) Improvements (04/06/16/JPR): The following changes have been made to the Utilities | Solid | Filters | GeoBody Filter programs: (014) Improvement: The minimum number of voxels setting that was used to remove small ...


    By RockWare, Inc.

  • Large Diamond Recovery - Case Study

    TOMRA Sorting's XRT equipment recovers world’s largest diamond in over 100 years at Lucara Diamonds´ Karowe Mine in Botswana. The diamond, which is the second largest gem quality diamond in history and the largest ever to be recovered through a modern processing facility was recovered by a TOMRA ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Redwave XRF: new sorting possibilities for a multitude of materials

    Austrian sensor-based separation and sorting equipment specialist REDWAVE has introduced a new sorting system - the REDWAVE XRF - which analyses and evaluates materials according to chemical composition. The new RKDWAVK XRF sorting system was initially used in the field of glass sorting, more precisely for the separation of heat-resistant and leaded glass from waste glass collet Soon it became ...

  • Stora Enso plant installs Redwave system

    Stora Enso has invested €9 million ($9.6 million) in a new paper recycling sorting line at its Langerbrugge Mill in Ghent, Belgium. The Paper for Recycling (PfR) sorting line from Austria-based Redwave has been installed in a new 5,200-square-meter (56,000-square-feet) building. Stora Enso’s Langerbrugge mill ...

  • Case study - Grundon Waste Management Ltd. – England - Single stream waste sorting plant for MRF

    Customer Grundon Waste Management Ltd. is the largest privately owned waste management company in the UK. The company was founded in 1929 and has moved into landfill operation, waste collection, and most recently into harnessing energy from waste. The company offers a wide range of waste collection services spanning mixed recyclables, general (non-recyclable) waste, clinical and hazardous ...

  • Compositional analysis of baled output material case study

    Challenge: Client designing a new sophisticated sorting plant utilising automated NIR sorting technology in order to increase separation and throughput. Compositional analysis required on infeed material and bulk density calculations of each material category. Axion Solution: Axion sorted baled material into different ...


    By Axion Group

  • Griñó group packaging sorting plant in Lleida, Spain - Case Study

    Leading-edge technology at the Griñó group packaging sorting plant in Lleida, Spain Griñó Ecologic has installed three TITECH autosort 4 sensor-based sorters at its packaging sorting plant in Montoliu de Lleida.The latest-generation equipment at the Montoliu plant is more compact, reliable, power-efficient and accurate. ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Jin Yi Polyester Fiber, a polymer fiber specialist, China - Case Study

    Polymer fiber specialist Jin Yi Polyester Fiber installed nine TITECH autosort units to sort PET bottles and remove impurities in 2011 and 2013. Overview Hebei-based polymer fiber specialist Jin Yi Polyester Fiber recently identified a strategic requirement to establish in-house sorting capabilities, as a means of extending the company’s ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • MSW sorting at Tratamiento de Residuos La Rioja, Spain - Case Study

    X-TRACT waste sorting system delivers benefits at La Rioja Eco-Park, Spain. It enables the Eco-Park to guarantee the minimum quality required in the product obtained and thereby increase the overall performance of the process. An eight hectare, modern, integrated waste treatment centre, the park receives and treats material from all La Rioja ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • New sorting plant for dry commingled and C&I waste in Nottingham

    The recycling company Wastecycle in Nottingham expects to process in excess of 45,000t / year and are pleased that the implementation of the plant has allowed them the flexibly to achieve positive results from the various waste streams. The management of Wastecycle asked KMH Systems and REDWAVE to assist them in developing together a new plant based on the following objectives: Increase ...

  • Redwave - separation of transparent and white HDPE

    REDWAVE - sensor based sorting machines - optimise the separation of recyclable plastic materials: Upon customer request the separation of transparent and white HDPE bottles has been realized for the first time in a sorting plant. It is a challenging task as hardly any difference can be detected in the colour spectrum between transparent and white bottles. In ...

  • Giving back

    What are the CRRA Trash Museum and the CRRA Garbage Museum and where are they located?: The CRRA (Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority) Trash Museum, adjacent to a regional recycling processing center in Hartford, CT, opened in 1993 as a means of promoting curbside recycling, which had just been introduced in Connecticut. CRRA has operated the Trash Museum since its inception, and through ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Fast adaptive learning algorithm for sub-band adaptive thresholding function in image denoising

    The speed of image denoising by adaptive thresholding approach in Wavelet Transform (WT) domain depends mainly upon the learning algorithm used for optimising the performance of adaptive thresholding function. In this context, in the literature, steepest gradient-based optimisation technique has been used in WT-based thresholding neural network (WT-TNN) approach, which has low learning speed. In ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Weighbridge Automation in Recycling Sorting Plant

    Today effective management of solid waste facility is the number one topic in industrial business. For Leon Engineering managing weight-based vehicle information effectively is critical in a recycling sorting plant (RSP). Implementing our technological know-how and rich experience we provide a system consting of a rugged weighbridge, an unattended ...


    By Leon Engineering SA

  • MacMachinery Secure Partnership with Sennebogen

    Despite the current economic climate Irish Company, Mac Machinery Limited, secures a partnership with German Enterprise Sennebogen (specialist in material handling solutions). The deal had been agreed in late 2009 and all parties are looking forward to working together to provide clients with a cost effective solution. Mac Machinery Marketing Manager, Annemarie Doohan, says that “you cannot stand ...


    By Mac Machinery Limited

  • Packaging sorting plant in Leipzig, Germany

    TITECH has supplied this typical packaging waste sorting plant with 12 units which process about 50% of the entire input to the facility. This has created the potential for more sophisticated sorting, with parallel lines to process large volumes and a unit to control polymer output quality. TITECH units produce the following fractions: beverage cartons, mixed paper, polymers (PET, PE, PP, PS) and ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

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