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Recycling system boasts energy savings

Issue: April 2018

GM105 Compac Italian manufacturer Gamma Meccanica’s GM105 Compac recycling line handles plastic materials like PP and PE in the form of pre-sized films, coils or loose products. The line includes a feeding system with cutter-compactor, single-screw extruder and double degassing vents, filter and water-ring pelletizer. It can process 900 to 1,500 pounds per hour. Gamma Meccanica’s sales agent in the U.S. is Innovative Recycling Solutions.

What’s new? The look, controls and feedbacks for in-line monitoring of all parameters. The line displays a real-time energy consumption as part of its Industry 4.0 capabilities.

Benefits Energy savings. The line’s Ecotronic software can cut energy usage by as much as 40 percent. A remote connection allows the line to be monitored while it is running and, if necessary, to modify and optimize the software. All operating parameters and machine alarms can be stored in real time and analyzed.

Gamma Meccanica SpA, Bibbiano, Italy, 39 0522 240811, www.gamma-meccanica.it

Innovative Recycling Solutions LLC, Greer, S.C., 877-675-0775, www.irecyclingsolutions.com