- Because nobody can guarantee the steady
quality of scraps, mixing, specially before going to
extrusion is in many case more than suggested.
- A simple mixing silo will do the job, plus the fact
it works like a "dryer" (de-humidifier) if
you flakes are still too wet to be put straight into
- This will also save you a lot of space and man power
to handle materials.
silo for plastic
- If you are handling "in
house scraps recycling" this may not be
interesting for you, but for the rest of recyclers world
it surely is.
I said somewhere else in this pages, in fact, scraps out
of the same source and with the same characteristics
all the time, are very difficult to find.
device therefore, is kind of compulsory for most of
everybody, specially when the final product is in pellet
make an example, after film and mix plastics washing,
you have a clean and dry chip that's a mixture of different
colours and MFI values so, if you go straight to
pelletizing, your final product will be sometimes too
soft, too hard, too something else and you may have
problems selling it, also because you don't know what
you mix everything up, before going to extrusion, your
pellets will be a steady quality, not necessarily a
good one, but the same one.
is one of the devices people don't care much about,
but it should be instead in any plastic recycling factory.
needs to be built strong, heavy and with the concept
"the bigger the better"
the quality of your product will increase.