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by. Natalia torrano haro

Plastic cups

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6. granulated

5. homogenization

4. drying and spinning

3. washed

2. crushed

1. separation of materials

1.separation of materials

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they are separated according to their type (if they have a label, remains or soil are discarded) and also classified by colours

2. crushed

the plastic pieces are broken and shredded into very small pieces, what is known as chaff, in orden to facilitate the treatment.

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3.washed

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the pieces are washed in such a way that the plastic remains wet and the densest impurities remain at the bottom of the sink (dirt, stones, cardboard, etc.)

4. Drying and spinning

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this step serves to eliminate any other impurities that may have remained

5. homogenization

through a mechanical process, it is homogenized to archieve a uniform color and texture

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6. granulated

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in this step, small pellets (chaff) are obtained that are stored in bags for use as new raw material available for new applications

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