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New and updated products and technology for the waste industry.

February 7, 2020

QED Environmental Systems SEM Rover.

QED Environmental Systems Inc., Dexter, Michigan, has announced the new SEM Rover, a wheeled sampling wand that provides functional improvements to the LANDTEC SEM5000 methane detector for landfill surface emissions monitoring (SEM). Features of the SEM Rover include:

  • a lightweight, high-strength aluminum framework
  • durable, high-visibility powder coat finish
  • an adjustable push handle
  • three large wheels to maintain stability and ease transit over all types of terrain

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Tomra Gain deep learning add-on.

Asker, Norway-based Tomra Sorting Recycling has launched Gain, a deep learning-based sorting technology to further enhance the performance of its sensor-based sorting machines. Gain will be available as an add-on option for the company’s Autosort machines. Features of Gain include:

  • ejection of silicon cartridges from a polyethylene (PE) stream using camera information
  • sensor-based ejection of bundled, damaged and deformed cartridges
  • supports full belt speed up to 3 meters per second, ensuring optimal performance
  • helps sorting machines adapt to new waste streams

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Astec Mobile Screens Ranger line.

Astec Mobile Screens, Sterling, Illinois, announced a new line of compact track-mounted equipment. The Ranger line will include a variety of jaw crushers, impact crushers, cone crushers, incline screens and trommels. Features of the Ranger line include:

  • easily transported via shipping container
  • ideal for smaller operations that require powerful equipment with a limited footprint
  • allows for increased versatility and flexibility during operations
  • serves markets such as building and construction, landscaping, recycling and more

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BossTek variable frequency drive.

BossTek, Peoria, Illinois, has introduced an optional variable frequency drive (VFD) to its lineup of dust suppression equipment that allows users to adjust airflow to suit a broader range of applications and working environments. Features of the VFD control include:

  • a ducted fan design to atomize the water flow into droplets 50-200 microns in size
  • flexible motor control options, including volts per hertz, sensorless vector control and economizer mode
  • a dual-port Ethernet/IP card for networking flexibility
  • LCD human interface module

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