Mechanical Belt Fasteners Reduce Downtimes

Flexco makes maintenance and repair work easier with mechanical belt fastening systems and belt cleaning systems. Flexible Steel Lacing Company (FLEXCO), headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, is one of the leading international providers of mechanical belt fastening systems, vulcanizing presses, belt cleaners, belt positioners, impact beds and pulley lagging for light- and heavy-duty applications. With […]

New Sensor Sorter for Better Results

Plastic foils are among the most important raw materials for recycling and are already reused to a substantial extent. On account of its light weight and high space occupancy, plastic film sorted on a standard sorting machine is hindered by restrictions and reduced conveyor speeds. To meet the today’s demands, sorting systems have to be […]

Processing Experts

Sicon‘s Effective Solutions for Scrap and Metal Processing. The scrap recycling industry is currently marked by sinking scrap prices, narrow margins and a high level of competition. And signs indicate that the situation is not about to improve. The time has come to rethink and reinvent scrap recycling. That means solutions which venture off the […]

Terex Finlay C-1545 Tracked Mobile Cone Crusher

Operators will be offered a “high capacity and aggressive machine for the surface ore mining and aggregate industries”. According to Terex Finlay, the model C-1545 incorporates the new TC1150 cone crusher with direct variable speed clutch drive, automatic tramp relief and ‘on-the-fly’ hydraulic adjustable closed side setting (CSS) adjustment. The large hopper/feeder has an automated […]

Solutions for the Tough Demands in Recycling

Recycling waste places enormous demands on the equipment. In order to stay productive and competitive, it is vital to use materials and components that stand up to these though demands. By using Hardox steel, which is produced by Stockholm-based Swedish company SSAB, recyclers and recycling equipment manufacturers are able to cut costs, improve service life […]

E-Scrap Recycling: Efficient by Image Processing and LED Flashlight

Swedish Refind Technologies develops systems that automatically sort electronic waste and thus ensure greater sustainability. A sophisticated image processing system, which has access to millions of reference images, is responsible for the recognition of the respective objects. Thanks to digital image processing and LED strobe controllers, Refind was able to double the throughput of its […]

Austrian Machinery for South Africa

Pioneering a new and better way of doing business: That is the goal of Mfangano Solution, working with municipalities and contractors to deliver the right recycling machinery, at the right price, with the best environmental performance. “We do not push our equipment onto the market but are, instead, driven by our customers’ needs. I enjoy […]

New Maintenance Platform to Increase Safety

Metso has developed a new maintenance platform that increases safety when changing wear parts in jaw crushers. It consists of hand rails which are also used for lifting the platform, sturdy work platforms and related control mechanisms, enabling them to be precisely placed at the desired height of the jaw opening. “The platform constructed of […]

Epson‘s PaperLab Turns Waste Paper Into New Paper

The Seiko Epson Corporation has developed what it believes to be the world‘s first compact office papermaking system capable of producing new paper from securely shredded waste paper without use of water. Businesses and government offices that install a PaperLab in a backyard area will be able to produce paper of various sizes, thicknesses, and […]

ROAR: Joint Project to Develop a Robot for Refuse-Handling

The Volvo Group is working on a joint venture together with Chalmers University of Technology and Mälardalen University in Sweden, Penn State University in the United States, and the waste recycling company Renova to develop a robot that interacts with the refuse truck and its driver to accomplish the work. This activity will continue until […]