Please visit: Buhler Sortex Ltd.
20 Atlantis Ave.
London, E16 2BF UK
With virgin resin so expensive, there’s plenty of recycling action—from PET bottle-to-bottle plants to new projects aimed at agricultural film, carpets, and auto-shredder residue.
New vision sorting of plastic pellets by shape was introduced at the K 2007 show in Germany last fall by Buhler Sortex of the U.K. (U.S. office in Stockton, Calif.). Shape recognition has been used in the food sector to spot defective vegetables of the same color.