Using RecycloAid in making granules from plastic waste

 

suggested-procedure-12Plastic Recycling: Procedure to use RecycloAid

Step 1:

Accumulate waste plastic from different locations.

Step2:

Transport the waste scrap to a recycling centre.

Step3:

Sort the plastic material.

Step4:

Wash the recycled material to remove dirt and other contaminants oils/ other residues.  This is done by chopping, washing and drying the flakes.

Step5:

Convert the flakes into granules.

Step6:

If you are using agglomerator and adding water during the last stages of agglomeration, then ensure that RecycloAid is added(1-2%) only when the water is evaporated.

Step7:

Now you can transfer the ready material into the hopper for extrusion process.

Results after using RecycloAid:

  • Solid and round granules
  • No die build-up
  • Increased rate of production
  • No moisture problems like porosity, gassing, poor strength etc
  • Improved shine in granules

Precautions:

  • Add RecycloAid in the agglomerator only after the water is fully evaporated.
  • Keep the packet of RecycloAid packet closed in order to keep it away from moisture.
  • If kept enclosed, RecycloAid has a shelf life up to 6 months.