RECYCLING PRODUCTS

Recycling

New Shredder Knife Technology Can Size in a Single Pass

The shredder technology from BCA Industries allows OEMs to simultaneously shred, chip and size on-site. 

Film Extrusion

Extrusion: Go from Fluff to Blown Film With Twin-Screw System

System bypasses pelletizing step and can reprocess barrier films.

Post-Consumer Recycling

Recycling: Analysis System Determines Quality of Plastic Flakes and ReGrind

The Flake Scan was developed to help reduce the effort involved in various analysis techniques.

Materials

Eastman Introduces Tritan Renew with Up to 50% Recycled Content

Courtland Jenkins, Commercial Director, Eastman Specialty Plastics, talks about the significance of launching Tritan with the high recycled content. 

Multi-Screw Compounding

Compounding: Closed-Loop System for Coex Film Reclaim

New system permits reclaim of multi-layer production scrap at rates up to 100%.

Resin Conveying

Recycling: New Free-Fall Metal Separator

This system is optimized for applications in plastics, especially for granulate and compound producers.

Commodity Resins

Recycling: Advances in Direct PET Decontamination

The system is an advanced development of the Infrared Rotary Drum used in hundreds of industrial applications. 
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Post-Consumer Recycling

Recycling: New PE Grades Made With a Blend of Recycled Material

Ineos launches polymer for caps made from 50% recycled bottle caps diverted from waste. 

Post-Consumer Recycling

Recycling: Continuous-Fiber-Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites with Recycled Polycarbonate

Half of the matrix for the new semi-finished products consists of recycled material originating from the recycling of reusable polycarbonate water bottles.

Post-Consumer Recycling

Recycling: New Developments in Recycled Content Labels

Avery Dennison and Sabic are working on a recycled polypropylene (rPP) label; UPM Raflatac announces new recycled content film labels.