Two problems, one solution — Auto shredder residue/plastics composites

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 97, No. 1081, 2004

J. Lazareck

XPotential Products Inc. has developed technologies to convert auto shredder residues and other forms of plastic waste into useful products such as posts suitable for retaining walls and parking curbs. The technology is competitive provided low-cost plastic waste is available, and could have applications throughout the world. The paper describes the technology used and illustrates the various processing steps.