Wood Recycling Articles

  • Wood shredding for biomass – the ‘performance vs safety’ debate

    In the modern resource sector, biomass producers are constantly pressured to work ever-smarter, to the point that the ‘performance vs safety’ battle can become hard to manage. Christoph Lahnsteiner, product manager at waste shredding specialist UNTHA, considers the role that technology ...

  • Mesquite wood chips (Prosopis) as filter media in a biofilter system for municipal wastewater treatment

    The biofiltration system over organic bed (BFOB) uses organic filter material (OFM) to treat municipal wastewater (MWW). This study evaluated the performance of a BFOB system employing mesquite wood chips (Prosopis) as OFM. It also evaluated the effect of hydraulic loading rates (HLRs) in order to achieve the operational parameters required to remove organic matter, suspended material, and ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Recycle Pallet Molding technology

    *Recycle Pallets Molds Design Analysis.When we received the customer Pallets design, we will gather all the related technical people to analysis the mold design first like demolding draft angle, strength, melt filling, deformation, thickness…and make mold flow analysis. After the design initially confirmed, we will have a technical meeting again to discuss all the plastic pallets molds ...


    By Focare Mould Co.,Ltd.

  • How to Recycle Waste Pallets?

    In one or the other form, almost everyone has pallets. These are highly important in logistics and warehousing industry. Pallets make transportation and storage of good safe. But the problem comes when these pallets break or are out of use. All of sudden the effective material turns into a problem. What if you can turn this waste into a saleable product and can earn profits? Yes it is possible. ...


    By Jay Khodiyar Machine Tools

  • Case study - JJO wood waste – biomass

    A UK leading producer of kitchens and bathroom furniture invest in the future of no costs for the disposal of wood waste and no oil or gas bills for heating of the total company site premises. J J O PLC – manufacturer of Colonial Kitchens, Colonial Bedrooms, eco Kitchens and eco Bathrooms. Founded over 100 years ago and now the leading supplier to many of the best outlets within the ...


    By Mawera (UK) Ltd

  • Case study - ElectraTherm green machines generate electricity from wood waste at mill in Oregon

    ElectraTherm commissioned its second Green Machine at an integrated wood products mill in Wallowa, Oregon. Together, the two machines operate off the waste heat of a biomass boiler to generate emission-free electricity. Integrated Biomass Resources (IBR) processes small-diameter timber into various wood products, such as firewood and fence posts. Wallowa Resources Community Solutions, Inc. ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Less fines improves productivity in waste wood shredding - Case Study

    A customer in France was shredding waste wood with two Doppstadts. After processing the wood twice, up to 20% of the total outcome was worthless fine wood dust. With TANA Shark the problem with the dust was eliminated and productivity of the process was improved respectively. Steady burning process in a heating unit requires pure wood particles ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Automatic waste wood processing in the production of kitchen worktops case study

    Nolte Küchen GmbH & Co.KG, an established kitchen manufacturer with its registered office in Löhne has commissioned a new production plant for the manufacture of kitchen worktops at their location in Melle early in 2008.The company uses shredders from WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH in Ilsfeld for processing waste wood accumulating from the manufacturing process in the highly-automated ...


    By WEIMA

  • Eco-friendly Caribbean Rum case study

    The St. Nicholas Abbey Plantation in Barbados can look back on more than 350 years of history. The method of rum production has not veered from tradition. The process has, however, become more eco-friendly - the boilers being used in the distillery are no longer run with oil but with eco-friendly palm briquettes. Larry Warren, whose family assumed responsibility for the 400-acre plantation in ...


    By WEIMA

  • Wood Waste SPB Moulds - Case Study

    A mould-making factory in Stoke on Trent is making and saving money since purchasing a briquetting machine from Gross UK and a wood waste heater from Wood Waste Technology. Since 2008, Stoke on Trent company SPB Moulds has made patterns for metal casting, and supplies foundries across the UK. Whilst looking at ways to reduce business costs, the team spotted an opportunity in the market to supply ...


    By Wood Waste Technology Ltd

  • Wood waste case study - Zero 1 Exhibitions

    A joinery company in Norwich has replaced three wood waste heaters with brand new ones from Wood Waste Technology. Pronto Joinery provides both the general public and trade with wooden replacement windows and doors from its purpose built factory in Horsford. The company has used wood waste burners for many years, but wanted to replace its existing heaters with newer ones to benefit from enhanced ...


    By Wood Waste Technology Ltd

  • Wood waste case study - Pronto Joinery

    A joinery company in Norwich has replaced three wood waste heaters with brand new ones from Wood Waste Technology. Pronto Joinery provides both the general public and trade with wooden replacement windows and doors from its purpose built factory in Horsford. The company has used wood waste burners for many years, but wanted to replace its existing heaters with newer ones to benefit from enhanced ...


    By Wood Waste Technology Ltd

  • Wood waste case study - Jukes Holdings

    The MD of a group of independent coffin manufacturers has seen the light in recycling wood waste, and is saving thousands of pounds in waste disposal charges and heating costs by rolling out wood waste heaters across his companies. Stewart Jukes, MD of Jukes Holdings Ltd was so impressed with a wood waste heater purchased for one of his companies, Brian Reid & Son in Scotland, that he has ...


    By Wood Waste Technology Ltd

  • The contagious effects of the economic crisis regarding wood and furniture sectors in Greece and Cyprus

    The present study investigates the consequences of the economic crisis in the wood and furniture sectors of two economically linked countries, Greece and Cyprus, in order to study the contagion mechanisms and its impact on firms' performance. It further compares ways to confront the crisis and indicates strategies that may lead to strong competitive advantages, firms' survival and growth in both ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Wood sawdust dryer machine from Fote Machinery

    The advantages of rotary drum sand dryer are as follows: 1. High technical content, self insulation cylinder body, 80% thermal efficiency (single- cylinder dryer is only 35%), coal saving is 68% than single-cylinder dryer and output increases 100%. 2. The length is good for technical layout, 60% shorter than single-cylinder dryer. Also it’s ...


    By Fote Machinery

  • Neue Herbold - Hammermills

    Neue Herbold HM series hammer mills offer flexibility in their application range. Through the installation of material oriented rotor milling hammers tools various types of brittle plastics such as electronic scrap, wood scrap, and organic insulation material (glass-wool, stone-wool,...) Advantages - flexibility in their application   range ...

  • Compact fragmentising machines for user-orientated solutions

    MERCODOR GmbH Sondermaschinenbau KG has been manufacturing custom-made fragmentising machines for volume reduction and recycling for 30 years. In particular, the compact design of the fragmentisers allows decentralised use under difficult local conditions. Besides traditional areas of use, such as fragmenting production residues and waste in the form of wood, paper, glass, metal chips, food ...

  • Chitorem chitin complex barrel test at the national tunnel NPL site in black hawk, Colorado

    Background Superfund Study Area covering 400-square mile drainage basin of Clear Creek. Discharge from National tunnel Adit contains elevated levels of metals and low p H. CHITOREM chitin complex tested as substrate for sulfate reducing bioreactor (SRB). CHITOREM chitin complex evaluated against corn stover, wood chips, and continuous feed ...


    By JRW Bioremediation, LLC

  • Contagion effect of economic crisis in Eastern European countries

    Different forces (governments, creditors, investors and financial institutions) and potential benefits determined a continuous expansion of globalisation process. After Bretton Woods system's failure (1971), international financial system entered into a new development phase that was characterised by strong capital mobility, a larger participation of emerging markets to the global economy's ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • An exploratory study of eco-oriented consumer segments at a retail store

    This paper reports on a segmentation study of eco-oriented customers of wood products. Convenience samples of customers at IKEA retail stores in England and Norway were surveyed on purchase behaviour and their weighing of product attributes. The interviews took part beside an existing IKEA dining table of pine, and they were also presented a designed prototype eco-label that should give a ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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