PLASTIC RECYCLING: TREATMENT OF PLASTIC WASTE
As per research data published in Science Advances journal, around 9% of plastic waste generated gets recycled, 12% is incinerated, and 79% is accumulated in landfills or the natural environment. If current production and waste management trends continue, roughly 12,000 Mt of plastic waste will be in landfills or in the natural environment by 2050.
Beamcomplex manufactures compact size modules for treatment of plastic waste and production of modified polymer powders, which can be then used as additives in manufacturing of cement products, asphalt mixes and various polymer products .

Adhesion properties of plastic surface change when exposed to electron beams. After irradiation treatment modified polymers can easily bond with ingredients of concrete and asphalt mixes.

This technology enables reuse of plastic waste, with the most important factor being the possibility to recycle plastics which are currently either incinerated or end up in landfills.

Compact size modules may be placed directly at plastic collection and recycling facilities.
RECYCLING PROCESS
1
SORTING
Collection and sorting of polymer products, picking out the types of plastics which are incinerated or buried in landfills, and not recycled currently;
2
GRINDING
Grinding to 5 mm size into a polymer powder;
3
EBEAM TREATMENT
Treatment of polymer powder with electron beams under special chemical and physical conditions thus obtaining modified polymer powder.

The application of electron beam treatment technology will enable effective plastic waste recycling.

Plastic waste treatment ensures its further reuse thanks to modified properties of treated polymers.

As an example: Modified polymer powder may be used in production of concrete or asphalt mixes with content of upto 25%, with quality of end product at par or even improving its physical and chemical properties.
APPLICATION OF MODIFIED POLYMER POWDER
Polymer products: pipes, reservoirs and containers, road dividers;
Small concrete structures such as sidewalk curbs, pavement bricks, storm and sewage drains, concrete fence, etc;
Concrete roads;
Asphalt mixes;
As an additive in production of other polymer items.
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