Pyrolysis Plants - Recoquip

Pyrolysis Plants



Sustainable energy recovery from waste plastic, tyres and crude oil sludge

  • This process involves the thermal cracking to reduce larger molecules of raw waste into smaller one’s resulting in oil, gas and carbon black (charlcol) to produce industrial grade oil (fuel)
  • This recycled produced oil will be used as a replacement to diesel in:
    -Electric generators
    -Diesel pumps
    -Hot water generators
    -Hot air generators
    -Thermal fluid heaters
  • Raw waste material consists of a mixture of plastics and tyre waste:
    -Waste plastic
    -Electronic scrap
    -Mixed plastic (HDPE, LDPE, PE, PP, NYLON, TEFLON, PS, ABS, FRP)
    -Multi layered plastic
    -Waste tires
    -Plastic or rubber parts from vehicles
    – Waste oils
  • No need for segregation or cleaning of raw material, tolerance of 5% of dust and 5% moisture and PVC and polycarbonate should be less than 5%.
  • Gas generated is reused in the process as source of heat for conducting the reaction.
  • 95% conversion of waste to oil is achieved
  • Low cost production
  • 90% of the plant consists of non-moving parts
  • No external fuel required
  • By products produced such as gas and carbon black is sold off into various industries for:
    -Soil enrichment
    -Solid fuel
    -Paint industry
    -Ink industry
    -Filler in plastic recycling plants
    -Activated charcoal
  • The plant is fully automated with ease of cleaning without dismantling. No manual handling of carbon black. No heating and cooling cycles. Automated firing systems.
  • Safety aspects of the plant include; airlock feeding, low pressure operation, carbon removal by closed system, no direct heating, certified firing system. Scrubbing system consists of; no SPM, chemical or thermal emissions exceeding limits.
  • Compliant with EU emission standards
  • 1 ton of plastic can yield as much as 700 litres of fuel
  • Plastic can yields 70-90% oil with 5-8% carbon black ( charcoal and gas)
  • Tyres can yield 40-45% oil with 30-35% carbon black
  • 10 tons of waste can produce 6000-9000 litres of industrial diesel oil
  • 7000 litres of oil (fuel) can be used to generate 1 MW/hr of power
  • Quality of industrial oil (fuel) is more than 95% match to current vehicle grade fuel
  • This plant will provide 300 days per year of operation with 100% environmental compliance and zero industrial effluent technology.
  • This plant will require raw materials and therefore create work for the unskilled workers.
  • This plant will offer an alternative supply of fuel, should there be a need for additional fuel
  • Surplus fuel can be exported to surrounding island.
  • Catalysts will be suggested for new types of plastic waste to ensure the quality of the oil.

Rec-o-quip is able to supply all the equipment and plant, from the collection of raw waste, sorting of raw waste material to the refinery process and anything in between.


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