How it works

Plasma technology -how it works

The intense temperature and ultra-violet light applied in the plasma treatment process results in an extremely high resource recovery rate and maximum Destruction and Removal Efficiency (DREs) of hazardous components for hazardous material treatment.

An indicative plasma treatment solution

Tetronics’ plasma‐enhanced process allows material feedstocks to be fed into a sealed furnace and heated in a controlled environment using a plasma arc created by either a single or multiple plasma electrodes/torches.

The process chemistry is designed to preferentially separate and recover the valuable metals, minerals and other materials from the feedstock while destroying the hazardous elements, leaving behind a non‐hazardous vitrified material. This vitrified material, called Plasmarok®, can be employed as a building product for the construction industry.

Plasma Process
STEP 1. Feedstock material is fed into a sealed furnace
STEP 2. Feedstock is heated in a controlled environment using a plasma arc
STEP 3: Plasma process preferentially separates and recovers the valuable materials
STEP 4. Plasma process destroys the hazardous components of the feedstock
STEP 5. Remaining material is transformed into a building product called Plasmarok®

To understand more about our process, see the below process diagrams or feel free to contact us.

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