Turning recycled plastics into roads
Solving the waste epidemic not only calls for novel and customised solutions, but also creates opportunities. Instead of landfilling or sending waste for incineration, pioneering ideas have led to novel approaches and innovative products for reducing waste. These help reduce the carbon footprint, create sustainable solutions and promote a profitable and sustainable circular economy.
KEENAN supports its partners in the recycling sectors with customised solutions to process a variety of ingredient types. An example of such a project is a collaboration with McRebur, an international company that mixes recycled plastic using a KEENAN MechFiber300. The resulting mix is used as a bitumen replacement to build roads across the world.
KEENAN mixers are reliable, robust, low maintenance, with a low power requirement and provide a consistent, homogeneous mix without variation between batches. A further benefit of the KEENAN range is in the ability to accurately mix small loads if necessary (as low as 10% of the machine capacity).
To help provide a safe working environment, a closable lid can be added to keep the surrounding environment dust-free. A range of specialist secondary equipment and fittings can also be supplied.