15 August 2012

NGR Develops Effective Solution for Bioplastic Recycling

Innovative Cutter-Feeder-Extruder can reportedly recycle most of the commonly used bioplastics, such as starch or PLA-based products

Most plastic application generate scrap and waste in one form or another. Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH has taken advantage of the growing use of bioplastics. Production waste can be melt lumps, sprues and defective parts in injection moulding, parison waste in blow moulding or for example edge trim, cutoffs and off-spec startup material in film and fibre production processes.

NGR has suggested that its new technology can only gain importance for bioplastics, which often cost as much as €3 per kilogram or even more.

… Full text: www.bread4pla-life.eu/detalle_noticia.php?no_id=1241

Tags: cutter-feeder, cutter shaft, heat stress, screws, vacuum vent, melt filter

Source: bread4pla-life, 2012-08-15.


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