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Comparison of recycling units

An overview of the KBM recycling units compared to each other on capacity, measurements, and electrial load

Comparison of recycling units

The only way to make money on recycling of EPS and EPP is to reuse it as EPS or EPP, where the value correspond to the price of new EPS or EPP beads. The recycled EPS and EPP material can be reused in shape moulding production in a ration of at least 10-20 percent without any perceptible optical or physical change of the product quality. For block moulding 20-50 percent can be added.

Due to the fact that the material is broken down to the individual bead size similar to the new beads, it is homogeneous with the new pre-expanded beads and consequently de-mixing problems in the silos causing uneven density distribution are minimized. Problems like blocking of core vents due to dust and lumps of material causing hot wire cutting problems in terms of inaccurate sheets with bad surface are also minimized. 

Thanks to the two step/double chamber system and the large screen surface and granulation chamber the recycling plants produce from waste production, cut-offs from block production or even from used EPS and EPP/EPE mouldings, a high quality recycled material, which contains a minimum of dust. 

Which recycling plant to choose? 

We developed the completely integrated recycling concept for reusing EPS material in 1978 and have in the past supplied more than 350 complete recycling plants world-wide, where they have solved the recycling problems and brought substantial savings to our customers. Our experience in this field enables us to solve the problem of reusing the waste material with optimal result for both EPS, EPP, EPE, Arcel, and Neopor for shape- and block-moulders.

At KBM we offer 5 different systems for your recycling needs;
Micro In-A-Box,  Mini In-A-Box,  MINI,  MAXI,  and  JUMBO

Each unit is extendedly explained on their own product page. For a comparison overview, see the “Technical Data” tab. You can also download the overview leaflet in the “Data Sheet” option or by clicking here

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Different EPS, EPP and EPE material to beads
Four different recycling units. Others are the JUMBO recycling, pre-crushers, dust compactors and de-dusters
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TECHNICAL OVERVIEW OF THE DIFFERENT KBM RECYCLING MACHINES

 

The specifications for all recycling systems are given by recycling EPS MICRO IN-A-BOX MINI IN-A-BOX MINI MAXI JUMBO


Capacity

Granulated and dedusted EPS material (shape) (6mm screen) 2) 2-3 m3/h
70-105 ft3/h 
 6-8 m3/h
210-280 ft3/h 
 6-8 m3/h
210-280 ft3/h 
 10-12 m3/h
350-420 ft3/h 
 15-20 m3/h
525-700 ft3/h 
Granulated and dedusted EPS material (block) (10mm screen) 2)  4-6 m3/h
140-210 ft3/h 
 9-10 m3/h
315-350 ft3/h 
 9-10 m3/h
315-350 ft3/h 
 18-20 m3/h
630-700 ft3/h 
 35-40 m3/h
1225-1400 ft3/h 
Granulated and dedusted EPP material  20-50 kg/h
44-110 Lbs/h 
 60-100 kg/h
130-220 Lbs/h 
 60-100 kg/h
130-220 Lbs/h 
  100-160 kg/h
220-350 Lbs/h
 1)


Measurements

Hopper opening: Pre-crusher/granulator 780 x 400mm
30" x 15"
900 x 600mm
36" x 24"
900 x 600mm
36" x 24"
1400 x 600mm
56" x 24"
1800 x 800mm 3)
72" x 31" 3)
Granulator screen surface 0,2 m2
2 ft2
0,9 m2
9,7 ft2
0,9 m2
9,7 ft2
1,4 m2
15 ft2
2,4 m2
26 ft2
Floor space (depending on the setup) 4 m2
42 ft2
6 m2
65 ft2
12 m2
120 ft2
16 m2
160 ft2
40 m2
400 ft2


Electrical load

Total for standard EPS (approx.) 11,5kW 19kW 19kW 36kW 57kW

 

 

1) Not available

2) Other options also available

3) Separate pre-crusher only


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