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Whitham Mills have been designing, manufacturing and maintaining Picking Line & MRF systems for paper, card, hard and soft plastics, RDF and mixed materials since the 1990’s. Whether it is a local authority site taking in municipal waste or a commercial site with well segregated waste streams, the quality of design of the recycling system at the outset is what will deliver the system’s objective.

Whitham Mills can design, manufacture and supply entire Picking Line and MRF systems for the separation of different waste types including:
- Mixed plastics
- Papers and card
- Aluminium and ferrous metals
- RDF and residual waste

Case Study #1

Mid Devon District Council – Mini-MRF Baling System


Whitham Mills was appointed as the main contractor for a mini-MRF tender project at Mid Devon District Council (MDDC) in Tiverton in 2014. Whitham Mills scored 99.3% for quality of the tendered solution.

Materials & Throughput

Throughput of mixed materials totalled 1.28 tons per hour. Required for the complete plant. This was composed of:

Baler GB-1108FSS Fully Automatic Baler

Feed method Heavy Duty steel loading hopper
Heavy Duty Chain & Belt Conveyor - 900mm Wide x approx. 3.4m long

Material OCC (Cardboard and Paper)

Throughput 170 kg per hour aluminium and stteel cans
125 kg per hour plastic bottles, foil, tetrapak and carrier bags
1.14 tons per hour cardboard and mixed plastic

Separation Pickling platform, stairs and drop chutes
Overband magnet – OCP2290E and support frame
Magnetic head roller and stainless steel discharge chute
Eddie current separator and splitter hood
Splitter hood – conveyor plastic chute

Bale weight 900 to 1,400kg (depending on material)

The Whitham service team continue to provide support to MDDC and their operators.

Enquire about MRFs and tippers:
Ring the technical sales team at Whitham Mills for advice and a price 01706 811 880 or email us with your enquiry

Suitable for:
Hard Plastics
Soft Plastics