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Understanding the changing catalytic converter landscape - Part II

PMR's photo-grading application being utilized to obtain converter values.

Over the years there have been many myths, misconceptions and legends in the converter business, which has translated into a problem for scrapyard owners and managers around the world. Who can be trusted with highly valuable cores? Buyers of all sorts have been knocking down doors for years offering "the best price" or "most money" for converters. With so many buyers out there, how can scrapyards possibly separate the wheat from the chaff? This article will give an insider's perspective on the top 10 common misconceptions in the catalytic converter recycling business, and how to actually get the most dollars for your cats.

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​MSS Announces Next Generation of Metal Recovery Technology

MetalMiner uses MapLine technology that allows users to target specific metal types or objects by amplifying the sensitivity for non-ferrous metals, especially wire, while simultaneously reducing it for ferrous dust.

Nashville, TN - MSS, Inc., the optical sorter division of CP Group, has introduced MetalMiner, the next generation of induction-based true all-metal detectors. MSS has designed and built induction metal sorters for over 40 years, and this latest iteration was designed specifically to handle auto shredder residue (ASR), electronic scrap, plastic flake and glass cullet applications. One of the most relevant new technical features of the MetalMiner is the patent pending MapLine algorithm. 

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SICON Laser Sort introduced

SICON Laser Sort introduced

Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) is currently one of the most exciting developments within the scrap industry. Based on the chemical element analysis of each individual object passing through the sorter, the all-new SICON LASER SORT delivers a solution to tackle the growing demand for unmixed aluminum alloys and pure non-ferrous metals with special focus on aluminum recyclers, secondary aluminum and non-ferrous smelters.

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Keeping up with the evolution of scrap

Doug and Lawry Slipacoff of Trijan Industries, in front of their Link-Belt excavator with LaBounty mobile shear, used for handling all oversized steel cutting.

Sarnia, Ontario-based Trijan Industries is a family-run business that goes back 100 years and four generations in scrap metal. Doug Slipacoff, part of the latest generation and the current operations manager, says his great grandfather immigrated to Canada and eventually settled in Petrolia, Ontario during the oil boom era where he started collecting scrap metal from worksites using a horse, buggy and a wheelbarrow. Doug's father Lawry, Trijan's president, has now been in the scrap metal business for 44 years and has built Trijan into the company that it is today - one built on knowledge, efficient processes, the latest equipment and high-level customer service. 

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​KOBELCO shows off latest demolition excavators and car demolisher

The 220,000-pound KOBELCO SK1000DLC Large Building Demolition machine offers flexibility with a variety of attachments for job-specific strength and reach capabilities.

At CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 this past March KOBELCO Construction Machinery says they hosted their dealer network members along with thousands of attendees at their exhibit, where they displayed the company’s latest advancements, exclusive technologies, several new and specialty excavator models and configurations, including the the SK1000DLC large building demolition machine, and debut of the SK210D-10 Car Demolition Machine and SK350DLC-10 Building Demolition excavator.

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Recycling industry returns to New Orleans for scrap sector’s largest gathering

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), the Voice of the Recycling Industr, will hold ISRI2017, the association’s annual convention and exposition April 22-27 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. This annual event brings together thousands of scrap recycling professionals, industry experts, manufacturers, and consumers from all 50 states and more than 40 countries. There they will discuss the latest in the global scrap recycling business and evaluate the state-of-the-art equipment, products, and services used by the industry.

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Mobile App launched, scrap database unveiled and specs updated

Mobile App launched, scrap database unveiled and specs updated

April 20, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) announced the release of an updated version of ISRI Mobile with enhanced communication features. Users of the iPhone and Android apps will now have the ability to receive customized notifications and more detailed alerts pertaining to the recycling industry.

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New partnership between ELV Select and SEDA marks renewed vision for canadian end-of-life vehicle recycling market

The 28-foot ES2 – Mobile Drainage Station can drain 25-30 vehicles per day and features a heavy-duty, “North-American-proof” frame and walls, with a 5-fluid SEDA drainage system and a full floor-integrated fluid catchment area.

Ontario-based end-of-life vehicle (ELV) recycling equipment manufacturer and distributor ELV Select has announced that they are now offering the ES2 Mobile Drainage Station, a first of its kind system for the North American market. In 2015, the company began a partnership with Austria-based auto recycling and drainage equipment specialist SEDA International, as the exclusive Canadian distributor. ELV Select designs and builds the ES2 container, for the entire North American market, while SEDA USA, SEDA’s subsidiary based out of Georgia, provides the ES2’s drainage technology and 10,000-pound vehicle ramp. 

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