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Final Sorting Line

The final sorting lines for glass waste operate independently or may form a part of a glassworks. They should remove completely and thoroughly any foreign material that must not go in the process of recycling in order the entire lot of glass products to be protected from deterioration. At the first stage larger admixtures, typically ceramics and porcelain, metals and other solids are removed manually. Then the glass is crushed and dressed in the system of conveyors and oscillating screens. Finally it is finished to the required high purity employing opto-electronic sensors. Presence of impurities would cause dramatic impairment of the properties of new glass products. Commonly occurring pitfalls that can be easily handled by the final sorting line include labels and metal parts.

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