Closed-loop process

Closed-loop process

Part of an industrial production process, but not part of a waste management process. Materials reclaimed and returned in a closed-loop process are not classified or defined as, nor do they operate as, a waste. Materials in a closed-loop process are treated as commodities in a manner designed to avoid loss or release to the environment.
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Robert Sant, managing director of AO Recycling, said: "The investment was the next natural step in our recycling journey to create a closed-loop process.
rPlanet Earth is focused on an efficient closed-loop process. "By locating the entire recycling and packaging manufacturing process under a single roof and removing unnecessary and energy-intensive production steps, our packaging has an extremely low carbon footprint much lower than anything else in the marketplace today," Daviduk says.
rPlanet Earth's proprietary closed-loop process reclaims PET products from post-consumer curbside collection and turns them into containers of equal or higher value than the original.
The solder jar dispenser can also be combined with paste roll height sensing technology for manufacturers that want to implement a closed-loop process.
The technology areas where immediate benefits are expected are a) real-time process monitoring, specifically for product temperature and moisture content; b) closed-loop process controls for real-time process optimization; c) adoption of methods to improve batch uniformity such as controlled nucleation in production-scale equipment.
Schuler practices a closed-loop process during die development that entails laser-scanning tubes and feeding the information back into the CAD program for reverse engineering and recutting the hydroforming die as necessary.
It uses the scrap material from the reconfiguration of each line to produce the pellets in a closed-loop process. It says the planned installation of an additional central recycling system from EREMA is crucial from both a cost saving and sustainability perspective.
"Frigel has been developing closed-loop process cooling technology since 1960 that is designed to help companies improve efficiencies and help achieve sustainability goals," says Fosco.
For example, Verint[R] Enterprise Feedback Management[TM] is a flexible, scalable solution that can help you engage customers and capture, analyze, distribute, and act on their feedback in a closed-loop process across the organization.
From simple open-loop pumps and fans through to closed-loop process line applications the AC30 is available in 0.75 to 75kW and has been engineered to offer the customer simplicity, flexibility and reliability.
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