Refuse-derived fuels

Refuse-derived fuels (RDF) are usually extracted from refuse and serve as an alternative to well-known fossil fuels. They come in solid, liquid or gaseous form and their processing differs according to their intended usage (Saubermacher, 2018).

Apart from waste incineration, many industrial plants already utilize processed waste materials as a fuel substitute on a considerable scale. In addition to the ecological advantages, such as the destruction of organic pollutants, the separation or accumulation of inorganic pollutants and the reduction of climate-relevant emissions, costs are saved and dependence on imports among the primary energy carriers also decreases. An added benefit emerges when the incineration residue is recycled in the same process. (BAWP 2017)

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Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

Innovation as a principle. Quality as a promise. This basic idea has informed the actions of Lindner ever since the company was formed in 1948. As a specialist in shredding technology we produce trendsetting solutions for waste processing – while constantly setting standards with our technological innovations. Our product portfolio ranges from stationary and mobile shredding machines for waste ...
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EVK DI Kerschhaggl GmbH

From proof of principle to In-Line integration and the phase of Industrialising, EVK is a strong and loyal partner on the way to successful project realisation. With 30 years of experience, EVK has the tools to provide their partners with the necessary knowhow to efficiently accomplish projects in the field of embedded vision systems. To create the essential head-start for our partners, the EVK t...
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Saubermacher Dienstleistungs AG

Saubermacher and Lafarge had set up in 2003 the largest treatment plant for substitute fuel in Austria. ThermoTeam in Retznei take waste and produce substitute fuels for use in the cement industry. The substitute fuel is produced by their in‑house system from separated production waste with a defined composition, non‑recyclable packaging plastics and suitable pre‑treated industrial and muni...
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ANDRITZ supplies state-of-the-art equipment for pre- and post-shredding, screening, classification and drying to separate Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and industrial production residues. The entire flow of waste is separated into organic and inorganic components. Valuable materials, such as metals, are removed from the process at an early stage and can be recycled. The non-recyclable residual shar...
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Binder+Co AG

Binder+Co is a unique enterprise in the world of processing. After all, we offer six elementary processing steps from one single source: comminuting – screening – wet processing – thermal processing – sorting – packaging and palletizing. For many decades now, Binder+Co has supplied individual systems and overall processing plants to the mining and recycling industries. In doing so, we h...
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RDF/SRF or secondary fuels are fuels derived from waste. These are predominantly obtained from industrial, bulky and commercial waste or sorting waste from recyclable sorting plants. With sensor based REDWAVE sorting machines contaminants are removed from the waste in order to obtain the highest quality of RDF/SRF.
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