Enough plastic is thrown away each year to circle the earth four times - and plastic in a landfill can take up to a thousand years to degrade. According to the Recycling Coalition of Utah, only about 25 percent of the plastic produced in the U.S. is recycled even though the process requires 88 percent less energy than using raw material to make new plastic. Granulators are used... Click here to Read More
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Plastics Recycling 2017 is the focal point for the increasingly complex and international plastics recycling industry. The event, now in its 12th year, brings together plastics reclaimers, equipment manufacturers, brand owners, brokers, government officials and leading sustainability voices from around the globe to deepen connections and push the sector forward. Don?t miss out on the industry event of the year.
The 2017 conference will offer presentations, panel... Click here to Read More
A growing number of plastics processors are realizing major manufacturing efficiencies and significant costs savings with the use of customized dedusting systems that eliminate dust, fines, and contamination to maximize the use of plastic regrind. Plastic parts manufacturers, such as blow molders, extruders, and injection molders - place a high value on regrind because it lowers material cost and increases profit margins. However, a big stumbling... Click here to Read More
HOSOKAWA POLYMER SYSTEMS INCREASES EFFICIENCY, PROFITABILITY
KS Dedusting System - Fine dust and streamer removal from plastic regrind and virgin pellets with Hosokawa Polymer Systems KS series dedusting systems greatly improves production efficiencies and controls airborne dust. All models from the KS-I to KSS-V are extremely easy to operate, clean and maintain. Plastic granules from capacities of 50-10,000 PPH can easily be cleaned for greatly improved... Click here to Read More
Hosokawa Polymer Systems Shows off New Dedusting System at NPE 2015 to the Delight of Numerous Guests
March 2015 – Hosokawa Polymer Systems displayed numerous granulators and recycling systems at the NPE 2015 International Plastics Showcase in Orlando, Florida, but Hosokawa’s real show stopper was the new dedusting system which cannot only economically dedust granulated materials at up to 10,000 pounds per hour with ultra-high efficiency, but also can perform complicated separation such as PVC/TPO reinforced roofing, DVD covers with paper and other difficult... Click here to Read More
This summer marks the 50th year anniversary for Hosokawa Polymer Systems, who has shown that with ingenuity, determination and service an ever-lasting business is possible. Since the day the company was founded we have maintained a strong, innovative and adaptable business model. In 1964, the company began with the intention to support the fast and ever growing plastic industry, an industry that was crucial to the industrial markets of the... Click here to Read More
Efficiently drying powdered materials is an important and often misunderstood step in many processing applications. There are numerous factors to be considered in drying applications, such as desired product results, raw material characteristics, energy consumption and evaporation rates. If all these factors are not carefully evaluated, your drying step could be a weak link in production.
On Wednesday, September 10th at 2:00 PM (EDT), Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems will host... Click here to Read More