Category Archives: Solvent Recycling

How to Choose a Solvent Recovery Bag

What are solvent recovery bags? There are many factors to keep in mind when choosing a solvent recovery bag. Also known as solvent recycling bags, solvent recovery bags or liners are used in applications where there are numerous solids in the contaminated solvent (for example, paints and coatings and automotive refineries, paint spray guns, and specialized…
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How Does a Solvent Recycling Machine Work?

When it comes to eco-friendly solvent recycling solutions, not all solvent recycling machines are created equal. What really matters is how much solvent can actually be recycled, and what savings can be achieved by the solvent process. Why is solvent recycling so critical? For starters, using a solvent recycling machine like that offered by Solvent Recycling…
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Recycling Solvents for Paint Gun Cleaning

Paint Spray Gun Cleaning and Solvent Recycling Paint thinner,  mineral spirits, and other solvents are often used for paint gun cleaning because of their ability to quickly dissolve paint residue in small openings. These solvents contain toxic compounds that present environmental concerns and health risks to the general public.  Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) emissions from solvents contribute…
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A primer on mineral spirit uses

Mineral spirit uses are widespread. But how do the solvents compare, and how do you properly select one vs. the other? First, let's separate the solvents into the petroleum distillates. Because the most highly used mineral spirits are petroleum distillates, this reduces the remaining products to a number that’s easy to handle. Petroleum distillates are all…
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Recycle Your Mineral Spirits with IoT Solvent Recyclers

Did you know you can recycle and reclaim your contaminated paint thinner? Paint thinner, also known as mineral spirits, can all be reused over and over again to clean oil-based paints and stains. Mineral spirits, a petroleum distillate,  are often used as a substitute for turpentine. They are less flammable and toxic than turpentine, but…
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Can naphtha solvent be re-used and recycled?

Yes. Naphtha solvent recycling is of critical importance. Solvent Recycling Systems works with paints and coatings companies, petroleum refineries and other facilities that isolate naphthas for reuse. What is naphtha used for? Naphtha is a product of the petroleum distillation process. Naptha is a light distillate, meaning it comes off early in the distillation and…
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Solvent Recycling Lowers Cannabis Testing Equipment Costs

Addressing "Process Validation" Bottlenecks in Cannabis Testing  For the industry pioneers using cannabis testing equipment, being green is a challenge. Medical cannabis is legal in half the country, but many producers are struggling to navigate the new testing and licensure requirements. Regulators have created a system that positions the processing lab as the powerful gatekeepers that…
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4 Key Benefits of Parts Washer Solvent Recyclers

Maintaining the efficiency of your parts washer or degreaser is of vital importance when it comes to reducing facility production costs. By integrating your parts washer with an IoT-enabled solvent recycler, your company can expect an annual reduction of solvent purchase and disposal costs by upwards of 90%, simply by reusing waste solvent through the…
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How Do I Choose a Solvent Recovery System?

What is a solvent recovery system? Hazardous waste disposal is not just expensive, it's dangerous. Instead of simply disposing of your solvent waste, you can reduce your need for raw materials using an IoT-enabled solvent recovery system. Solvent recovery systems can reduce the demand for raw materials by recovering solvent waste that can then be reused…
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IoT Solvent Recycling is Here

Smart waste management and solvent recycling are vitally important today. Ask any segment of an industry that uses solvent recyclers for waste management and they would agree: there are many benefits to putting spent solvent through a process of distillation. For starters, it removes the chemicals that made it dirty in the first place. Companies don’t…
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