PT ZONE: Scrap Reclaim

TESTING: Powerful Vision Inspection And Injection-BlowMolding Turnkey Package
At NPE2015, Milacron's booth will feature a Uniloy/Agr Intl. turnkey package for injection-blowmolding and inspection. More (+)
RECYCLING: Highly-Automated Recycling Line For Plastics Scrap
Starlinger to highlight energy-efficient, highly-automated recoStar dynamic recycling system at NPE2015. More (+)


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RECYCLING: Upgraded Force-Feed System For PE Film

Gamma Meccanica NA to highlight newly-modified force-feed system for PE film recycling at NPE2015.

SIZE REDUCTION: Tangential Granulator’s Special Cutting Chambers for Large Items

New line of tangential granulators comes in two series.

RECYCLING: Proven Closed-Loop Washing Line Brought To North America

Vecoplan will debut to the North American market its HydroDyn plastics washing line at NPE2015.

RECYCLING: Shredder/Extruder Technology To Debut At NPE2015

Erema's new sister company Pure Loop will demonstrate the new Integrated Shredder Extruder Combination (ISEC) at the big show.

RECYCLING AND SCRAP RECLAIM AT NPE: Higher Output with Less Waste And Lower Maintenance

Whether for commercial recycling or in-house scrap reclaim, new systems boast reduced maintenance, higher throughput, and less waste of resin for purging.

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OVERVIEW:
Scrap Reclaim

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Processors of all types try to avoid generating scrap, but when it is made it generally is re-used by putting it back into the process. Production (or post-industrial) scrap includes off-spec parts, sprues, edge trim from film and sheet, and the like. It is usually reduced in size by devices such as granulators, shredders and pulverizers, and re-fed into the processing machine.


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