Recycling & Sorting

Metal and plastic separators for the materals processing and recycling industry...

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Food Processing

High quality electro and permanent magnetic separators ensures best performance.

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Plastics Recycling
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Grain size :   3-250+/-mm
Density:        100-150 kg/m³

Paper, cardboards, carton, wood, mixed plastic polymers: PE, PET, PP, PS, PVC. 


Sorting pure plastics and without impurities, like stones, wood, metal or glass is a complex task. On the way to achieving a high-quality product by type or colour a reliable process must be secured. This is needed not only for the first stage of recycling, but also in sorting the flakes to produce a high quality secondary plastic, which is comparable to primary material. Many steps are necessary to achieve maximum value and to preserve the original material properties. Household waste packaging, electronic scrap housings, construction waste and old cars offer great potential.

From the colour sorting system and metal separators to the near-infrared technology – STEINERT offers all these sorting machinery from one source.  Therefore a comprehensive understanding of the overall process is offered too.  In particular, our customers benefit from this comprehensive know-how, since they can always be supported quickly and solution-oriented. Our worldwide affiliates organize customer service and consultancy when and where ever you need it.

Up to 500 EUR/t for recovered plastics:
Thanks to innovative near-infrared technologies, separating plastics from wastes is more profitable than ever before. Here too, depending on quality, the sales proceeds per tonne can be between 100 and 500 EUR. All the better then, that STEINERT can also offer you a high-efficiency solution in this area.