How does recycling of metal function? The process of recycling metal is described by the British Metals Recycling Association.
Follow the story of an old refrigerator through an initiative to recycle metal. After making its way to the plant for recycling. All loose things as well as cables are taken out of the refrigerator. The doors then are taken off. The compressors, which are used to cool the fridge is removed by an identical device as the emergency service uses known as the “jawsof live”. The refrigerator then is treated by liquid nitrogen in order to stop any explosions from chemicals inside the refrigerator.
The refrigerator is now in the process of recycling. The refrigerator is then dropped into a machine that is called a cross-cut mill, which breaks down the pieces. They’re dried in a second hug machine. It’s called which is the dryer screw.
Following drying, the dried items are run through a sieve, before being packed. An enormous rotating magnet is used to separate metal from plastic. The bits of metal are taken to massive storage containers. A majority of refrigerator’s contents are made up of steel. This can now be transformed into new products. Additionally, it contains an additional 12% of plastic, which is also recyclable.