- Once again, this is a pretty simple, very
useful machine, specially when automatic sorting is
provided to the line.
- Being simple and easy to run, doesn't automatically
means you shouldn't pay attention about mechanical configuration,
easy cleaning and maintenance.
for plastic scraps handling||
- Trommels are widely
used in recycling operations for quite many purposes.
is to get rid of small pieces out of PET and HDPE bottles
after the bale breaker; in fact small pieces are lose
caps, small stones, broken glass and, many times, small
pieces of PVC.
because PVC is more brittle than PET, specially if the
bale of bottles is aged and it has been stored
outside for a while.
it does a beautiful job dosing the amount of bottles
going to the following sorting conveyor belt making
life way easier to both manual or automatic sorting.
machines are equipped with some paddles, mounted inside,
that lift up bottles and, while falling down, make them
to split up.
conveyor belts provide for trash removing conveying small
pieces to a container located besides it.
- Some manufacturers use it also with
the scope of pre-washing to remove paper
labels and outside surface dirt by means
of water spray or, sometimes, with
- Going with water means , as a consequence, to
ground bottles with a wet granulator
and a dryer to separate dirty water
from flakes before going to washing.
- So, if it sounds grate from one
point of view, it is a little less from
both investment, capacity and operating