USA: New Ash Metal Recovery Facility

In June this year, U.S.-based Republic Services, Inc. and Lab USA unveiled a state-of-the-art ash metal recovery facility at the Roosevelt Regional Landfill (Washington).  According to Republic Services, Inc., the advanced process allows for the reclamation of metals found in ash previously lost through traditional methods of resource recovery. “The facility is set to process […]

New Plastics Recycling Line

Austrian-based manufacturer Starlinger unveiled its new plastics recycling line recoSTAR dynamic 215 in June. According to the company, with this line it has increased its capacity range for polyolefin recycling. The recoSTAR dynamic 215 was purpose-built to customer specifications regarding output and minimized operator involvement. The high degree of automation makes it possible to operate […]

Machinex Expands its Baler Range

The Machinex Group has introduced its two ram high capacity baler series to the American market. Designed to meet the multi-purpose needs of recyclers, the new baler series maximizes density while reducing operating costs, the provider is convinced. “The unique pre-fill device increases main ram cycle speed in both forward and reverse modes. This device […]

German Company Replaces Shredding Equipment

Andritz MeWa, part of international technology Group Andritz, has received an order from German company Nothnagel Wertstoffverarbeitung GmbH to supply three UG 1600 S universal granulators. The machines will be used for post-shredding of composite materials and replace the shredding technology used to date. The waste material treated consists largely of steel wire and other […]

Do Not Let the Ignition Source Take the Initiative

Modern spark detection and extinguishment systems are imperative as preventive fire protection systems. Basic precondition for danger potentials are combustible raw materials which are processed to small pieces. Today‘s industrial productions are characterized by the fact that all parameters involved in the production process are precisely known and can be influenced at any time and […]

Modular Plastics-Recycling-Systems

The Austrian Artec machinery GmbH, founded in 1998 by a group of technicians, has 250 recycling systems worldwide in production use at prominent recyclers. 2013 Artec has started a fundamental re-engineering, targeting a comprehensive modularization of the machine technology. It now consists of six technology modules that are available in stepped sizes and performance levels […]

New: Mobile Eddy Current Separators

Goudsmit Magnetic Systems, a part of the globally operating Goudsmit Magnetics Group, is specialized in design and manufacture of high quality metal separators for, amongst others, the recycling industry. Recently, the company has supplemented its current line of eccentric Eddy Current separators with a mobile Eddy Current line. “This installation is constructed on a trailer […]

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 […]