Our client wanted to remove and dewater the pulp stock created in the bottle wash process (bottle labels and glue), returning the caustic soda back into the bottle wash stream. The pulp stock containing label pulp, broken glass and bottle caps are dewatered enough to go to landfill.
Project location: Eastern Canada
Material: Calcium Carbonate & Calcium Sulphate
Material characteristics: Sticky, Corrosive and abrasive
Although we cannot tell you a lot about this specific project, our customer allowed us to publish his testimony regarding the solutions we provided to his problems.
In the municipal field, we use the vertical shaftless screw conveyor quite a lot.
Due to the condition of the recyclable plastics received at recycling plants (being contaminated with various other none recyclable products and dirt), new product washing and cleansing processes have been developed.
Their goal is to remove as much of the contaminants as possible without taking out any recyclable products prior to the actual recycling process.