Processing equipment for recycling
Recycling involves a number of processing techniques and these pro cesses require different equipments. However, some of the special equipments used in recycling are:
Balers: Balers can be used to densify many types of materials inc luding paper, cardboard, plastics and cans. Balers can improve space utilisation and reduce material transportation costs.
Can densifiers: Can crushers are used to densify aluminium and steel cans prior to transport.
Glass crushers: These are used to process glass fraction Separated by colo break it in to small pieces. This crushed material is then called cullet, and can be repro into new glass products.
Magn etic separators: These are used to remove ferrous material from a mixt materials.
Woo d grinders: These are chippers and are used to shred large pieces of woo chips that can be used as much or as fuel.
Scales: These are used to measure the quantity of materials recovered or sold.