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June 24, 2019

Rotorshredder makes recycling meatballs even more efficient

Electric motors and motor armatures as "meatballs"

BHS-Sonthofen has developed a new procedure for processing meatballs in order to increase the amount of copper recovered. Electric motors and motor armatures represent a small fraction of waste from incineration or large shredders, and it is difficult to cleanly separate them by type. Yet they contain a good deal of valuable copper, with up to 22 percent copper by content. ...

April 8, 2019

Utilizing egg yolk powder effectively thanks to continuous filtration and drying

An internationally operating pharmaceutical company extracts phospholipids from egg yolk and further processes the by-product into an additive for animal feed. Thanks to technological solutions from BHS-Sonthofen and AVA, the company succeeded in optimizing its processes. The solutions consisted of a continuous belt filter from BHS and a horizontal ...

March 14, 2019

Candle filters for use in Russia’s gold mining industry

International renown for filtration expertise pays off: Process Plants International, an Australian company, recommended BHS-Sonthofen candle filters to a gold processing plant in Amursk, Russia. Two large filters for removing foreign particles from the condensate stream in pressure oxidation reactors were delivered at the ...

March 7, 2019

New BHS mixer for Grand Paris Express

Unibéton, a French subsidiary of the HeidelbergCement Group, is producing specific ready-mix concrete for the “Grand Paris Express” project. To optimize the production process, the company replaced a planetary mixer with a twin-shaft mixer from BHS-Sonthofen. For the first time ...

January 31, 2019

Twin-shaft batch mixer used for concrete pipe manufacturing in Indonesia

Precast concrete pipes

BHS receives follow-up order from a player in the Indonesian precast concrete industry: Twin-shaft batch mixers feature special drive technology that can impressively handle demanding tasks. BHS supplied these types of mixers for a second time to a player in Indonesia’s precast concrete industry; two machines were sent to the company PT Calvary Abadi. ...

January 14, 2019

Production of pharmaceutical substances (APIs) – New approaches for the removal of catalysts from API suspensions

Extensive lab tests

Not only has the pharmaceutical industry seen significant growth over the last two decades, it has also changed considerably. This is particularly true for safety measures in the production of pharmaceutical substances (so-called APIs). This applies to...

October 29, 2018

BHS-Sonthofen is one of ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Europe’

The BHS-Sonthofen Group is proud to be included in the ‘Top 1000 Companies to Inspire Europe’ report of the London Stock Exchange, which was published on 25 September 2018 and announced at the European Parliament in Brussels.

September 17, 2018

Retrofitting in amino acid production: BHS supplies rotary pressure filters for the dietary supplement industry

Sample photo of dietary supplements

L-threonine is an essential amino acid in both the animal and human diet and is produced on an industrial scale across the world. An American manufacturer of dietary supplements was using outdated horizontal automated filter presses to filter L-threonine crystals...

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