Plastic waste is recycled into high-quality material

Two companies from Saxony-Anhalt invent new procedures for the recycling of plastic without a decrease in quality

From Saxony-Anhalt out into the wide world. Powder metallurgy has been travelling this way for more than 80 years – with an inexhaustible supply of new ideas and developments. At the Hannover Messe, the PulverMetallurgische Kompetenz-Centrum Thale and Seco Thale GmbH are presenting new procedures for the recycling of plastic without a decrease in quality.

According to Jürgen Deinert, chemical engineer at Seco Thale GmbH, the heart of the invention is the separating process. Whether it be dashboards, surrounds or ventilator blades – different plastics are always processed. Polypropylene, polyurethane and polyvinylchloride have been separated from each other by means of the new technologies.

​Click here to read the full article and learn more about how the ground-breaking innovation ebables to add prepared plastic wastes to fresh mixtures that are almost 100% new:


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There is great industrial demand for production processes that save energy and material, especially in the automotive industry and aviation.
Thomas Köck, Managing Director of the PMC