The high cost of solvents and the resulting waste causes unnecessary expenses. They can be easily reduced with an effective solvent recycling system. Solvent recyclers are in demand today by most industries that use solvents in their cleaning or processing operations.
The practice of recycling solvents is often framed within the context of meeting environmental standards but another significant advantage is the direct economic benefit to a company.
Where Are Solvents Used?
Solvents have a wide range of uses, from dissolving oil, grease, and paint; mixing or thinning glues, pesticides, pigments, and epoxy resins; cleaning tools, electronics and automotive parts; and helping to make other chemicals. They are incredibly useful in multiple industries but they pose a major challenge when it comes to disposal and recycling.
What Is A Solvent Recycler?
Solvents are commonly used in a wide range of industries and solvent recycling provides an effective way of minimizing waste and saving money.
A solvent recycler is a machine that separates the contaminants from the solvent so the processed solvent is clean again and can be reused. This saves the cost of purchasing new solvent and lowers the cost of waste disposal. Far less material is wasted and can therefore be disposed of at a lower cost.
How Are Solvents Recycled?
Waste solvents can be recycled by removing the oils, debris, etc. usually through the process of distillation. This involves first pumping dirty solvents from a storage tank or drum. With smaller machines, large buckets may be used. …