Plastics Recovery Facility (PRF)
The Plastics Recovery Facility (PRF) optically sorts mixed plastics into precise polymer grades, utilizing mechanical contaminants removal methods producing clean polymer streams that are flaked and pelletized for reuse.
Processing recycled plastics can be a lucrative endeavor. Ensuring you can process extremely clean and efficiently sorted plastic material is necessary to ensure recycled plastic streams maintain the highest value for resale as compared to new plastic. PRF’s process recovered scrap or waste plastic and reprocess the material into useful products, often in completely different in form from their original state. Whether you’re mining PET, HDPE or other plastics for your process, the sort can be accomplished using Green Machine Sorting Technology enhanced by Green Machine’s Green Eye Optical Sorters. Better equipment equals greater profitability for your company.
The process of plastic recycling includes melting down used plastics and uses the material for casting products such as plastic chairs and tables. These recyclables are then re-introduced into the main production operation. This closed-loop operation has taken place since the 1970s and has made the production of some plastic products amongst the most efficient operations today.
Compared with lucrative recycling of materials, such as glass and metal, plastic polymers recycling is often more challenging because of low density and low value for particular materials. There are also numerous technical hurdles to overcome when recycling plastic.
For example, when different types of plastics are melted together, they tend to phase separate like oil and water, and set in these layers. This causes structural weakness in the resulting material limiting the application of the polymer blend.
Another barrier to re-use is the widespread use of dye, filler and other additives in plastics. The polymer is generally too viscous to economically remove fillers, and would be damaged by many of the processes that could cheaply remove the added dyes. Additives are less widely used in beverage containers and plastic bags allowing them to be recycled more often. Yet another barrier to removing large quantities of plastic from the waste stream and landfills is the fact that many common but small plastic items lack the universal triangle recycling symbol and accompanying number. Sorting by hand can be difficult or impossible.
This explains why proper sorting using Green Machine® proven technology is key to your Plastic’s Reuse/Recycling operation. Separate what you need for your operation, whether it be polymer, polymer additives, or color or we can efficiently and effectively sort based on your process requirements.
Plastic Recycling Process
Plastic recycling equipment is more reliable in redeeming material crossing the recycle belt. With an optical sorting system in the recycling industry a company has the ability to collect even more material with automated optical solutions. The advantage of using sensors to raise productivity is promoted by the usage of sorting machines. This operates with a computer system designed with an easy to use user interface that direct sensors that detect the degree of plastics and also channels them to the essential containers.By Christina Xio
The use of the plastic is increasing now a day like water is coming in the plastic bottle and the colas are also coming in the plastic bottles. Both of the different types of drink use in a huge amount by the people and it is not only using in some countries but the usage of the plastic bottle is in huge amount in each and every country. After drinking the material from the bottle most the people throw it in the bin as they consider the empty plastic bottle as the waste.
The recycling of every type of the plastic is necessary because the plastic which is empty and which has no use in the world and pollute the environment in one and the other way. If the empty plastic bottle will not recycled and it if burn then by the plastic the carbon will evolved in the air which pollute the environment and is also dangerous for the human being living near the area in which this type of activity is going on. The plastic recycling can save the environment and it also effect on the consumption and making the new plastics.
It is also not necessarily important that if the bottle of the plastic is recycled then after the process the recycled plastic will not used in making the same type of the commodity again. Once the plastic is recycled the is melted it can be used in making the different commodities like the plastic of the pet bottle is recycled then the chair of the plastic can be made through that re cycled plastic. Recycling is important because it also affect the cleanliness of the city. Especially the recycling of the pet plastic bottle is more important as the pet bottles after consumed is throw in the waste and is seen in the third world countries that the bottle made of the plastic can be found on the ground.
One of the challenge faced in recycling of the plastic is that as compare to the glass the recycling of the plastic need long process and so it require the time and the heavy machinery rather that it is the fact that after the recycling of the plastic it is more useful than the glass or any other thing with which the same things can made. The structure of the plastic bottles are very intense type of the structure as it is made up of the polymer plastic so that the heating is not enough to melt the plastic it need more process than simple heating the bottle in the machine like one again the example of the glass is consider.
As there are many type of the plastic so that before the plastic goes in the recycling it should be categories. The plastic is categories on the level of the polymer used in making the plastic. The process in recycling is monomer recycling then thermal depolymerization and last step is heat compression.
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