Plastics Industry News
繁體 | 简体
Technology
Applications
CPRJ Webinar Ad
MAAG PUMP SYSTEMS AG
Main > Daily Market News > Article Content
| Print | Submit Article |
Last Page | More | Next Page
Keywords of this article:  injection molding 
To contact the supplier/company mentioned in this article, please email to:
mediaoperation@adsale.com.hk
More suppliers
Close
injection mold 
To contact the supplier/company mentioned in this article, please email to:
mediaoperation@adsale.com.hk
More suppliers
Close
injection mold 
To contact the supplier/company mentioned in this article, please email to:
mediaoperation@adsale.com.hk
More suppliers
Close
First practical experiment demonstrated that HDPE can be recycled at least 10 times.
First practical experiment demonstrated that HDPE can be recycled at least 10 times.

ESE World has carried out the first practical experiment to demonstrate that HDPE can be recycled at least 10 times and further processed under controlled conditions.

ESE said its advanced procedures and processes in the cleaning and additives enable the company to make products from recycled plastics with the same quality as virgin material.

However, one question that has remained unanswered until now was how often HDPE can be processed, ground and reprocessed in injection molding procedures without fundamentally changing the structure and characteristics of the material.

ESE therefore established a controlled experimental model at its production facility that enabled virgin HDPE to be reused 10 times. After each step the material was analyzed in cooperation with external research institutions using state-of-the-art methods. The project was led by ESE’s plastics specialist and scientist Jeanett Köhn, PhD.

The test demonstrated for the first time that the injection molding process and shredding of the plastics have, in principle, no property-altering effects on the material over this entire period of reuse.

With the service life of containers being around 10 to 20 years, this result means that the availability of material for sustainable production from the same recycled plastic is secured for at least 100 to 200 years.

“The findings of this series of experiments now allow us to engage in more targeted research and to develop further future-oriented methods,” remarked Udo Fröhlingsdorf, Director of Product Development & Marketing at ESE.

ESE World is one of the leaders in the use of recycled plastics for the manufacture of containers for waste and recyclables.

Related Articles  
Vecoplan to present efficient recycling ma...
Amcor designs first lightweight PET bottle...
Bio-based solvent helping develop industri...
We are collecting readers' comment for improving our website. If you are willing to help, please CLICK HERE to complete a survey. Your comments matter.
Write a mail to the editor
Copyright © Adsale Publishing Limited. Any party needs to reprint any part of the content should get the written approval from Adsale Publishing Ltd and quote the source "China Plastic & Rubber Journal (CPRJ)", Adsale Plastics Website - www.AdsaleCPRJ.com. We reserve the right to take legal action against any party who reprints any part of this article without acknowledgement. For enquiry, please contact Editorial Department.  [Want to use this report?]
Name
Company Name
Job title
Email (will not be published)
Comment
Recent Comment
Legal Statement | Privacy Policy
Remarks: Publication of the comments is at editor's discretion.
Register a New Member
上海ABB工程有限公司
信易电热机械股份有限公司
Medical conf.
海天塑机集团有限公司
大东树脂化学股份有限公司
COPERION GMBH
阿科玛(中国)投资有限公司上海分公司
东莞市思为客自动化科技股份有限公司
广东伊之密精密机械股份有限公司
Automotive conf.
东华机械有限公司
泰瑞机器股份有限公司
欧瑞康巴尔查斯涂层(苏州)有限公司
万华化学(烟台)销售有限公司
日钢注塑机維修(深圳)有限公司
富强鑫精密工业股份有限公司
艾尔发集团
莱斯特瑞兹机械(太仓)有限公司
DAVIS-STANDARD, LLC
裕克施乐塑料制品(太仓)有限公司

Supplier Highlights