Hazardous materials treatment

Hazardous material treatment solutions

Tetronics is the global leader in the supply of clean plasma systems for a wide range of hazardous and industrial waste treatment applications. Our plasma solutions are perfectly suited to treat a range of hazardous material streams including, but not limited to:


Tetronics’ plasma systems use intense temperatures to combat the asbestos hazard, where other technologies fail. Plasma heat is used to melt the individual asbestos fibres, which eliminates its ability to cause detrimental harm to human health.

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Chemical and Biological

Tetronics’ plasma technology is the ideal solution for destroying chemical and biological warfare agents and their precursors, not only because of its tolerance to different hazardous material types but also crucially because of its ability to transform these incredibly harmful materials into a stable vitrified material.

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Tetronics has a strong track record of working within the nuclear industry over the last 10 years on a range of demonstration and R&D activities, and especially in the area of intermediate level treatment.  These activities indicate huge cost savings on the treatment, and management of nuclear waste.

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Tetronics’ technology is capable of treating organic wastes including Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and other types of Persistent, Bio‐accumulative, and Toxic (PBT) pollutants at very high efficiencies across a wide range of concentrations.

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Treatment of petrochemical wastes using Tetronics’ plasma technology offers commercial advantage over existing waste management options whilst reducing landfill liabilities and ensuring the conservation of natural resources.

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Residues (Fly Ash and APCr)

Tetronics has been providing clean plasma technology to its customers for over 50 years particularly for the management of fly ash and Air Pollution Control residues (APCr) generated from incinerators and other Waste to Energy (WtE) processes.

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Spent Potliner

Tetronics offers a safe and permanent treatment solution for Spent Potliner (SPL), thereby overcoming one of the biggest challenges faced by the global primary aluminium production sector. Tetronics’ robust solution delivers leading environmental credentials for the management of this highly problematic waste stream.

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