Wet concrete recycling refers to the process of reusing or recycling waste or excess wet concrete that is generated during construction or concrete-related activities. Concrete is one of the most widely used construction materials, and significant amounts of concrete waste can be generated on construction sites, particularly during concrete mixing and pouring.
Collection: The excess or waste wet concrete is collected from the construction site and transported to a recycling facility.
Settling and Separation: Once at the recycling facility, the concrete is left to settle in a designated area. As the water content in the concrete separates, it forms a layer on top, known as the "concrete slurry" or "concrete washout."
Water Reclamation: The water from the concrete slurry is treated and reclaimed for reuse in concrete production. This process reduces the demand for freshwater, making it more sustainable.
Solid Waste Separation: The remaining solid material after water reclamation consists of cement, sand, aggregates, and other components. This material can be crushed and recycled for various applications, such as road base, backfill, or as a component in new concrete mixtures.
Environmental Impact: Recycling wet concrete reduces the need for new raw materials and minimizes the volume of waste sent to landfills, thus reducing the environmental impact of construction activities.
Cost Savings: By reusing materials and water, construction companies can save on disposal costs and purchasing new materials, making recycling a cost-effective option.
Conservation of Resources: Wet concrete recycling helps conserve natural resources like aggregates and water, which are essential components in concrete production.
Compliance: In some regions, there may be regulations or incentives to encourage or require the recycling of concrete waste. Engaging in wet concrete recycling can help construction companies comply with such regulations.
Improved Sustainability: Incorporating wet concrete recycling into construction practices aligns with sustainable construction principles and can enhance a company's reputation as an environmentally responsible entity.
1. Simple operation and maintenance
2. No washing slope, Low civil cost
3. The screw is made of super hard and wearable steel
4. Quite small space, compact customer's first choice!
◆ Capacity: 10 m3/h.
◆ No ramp, small area, flexible design.
◆ Aggregates comes out from one outlet.
◆ On ground design, save civil cost.
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