TIB Recycla SA operates an excavator washing system in Mezzovico. This consists of the following components: material feed, washing, density sorting, sand preparation, clarifying system and sludge dewatering. The purpose of the plant is to obtain excavation material from different building sites, sand and gravel for concrete production. The water used for the preparation is prepared in its own clarification system and is reused in a circuit especially for the washing process.
Bouygues Process Automation supplied the entire control and instrumentation technology for the excavator washing system. Bouygues Process Automation installed the tried-and-tested iQOS® system software as the centrepiece of the new system. iQOS® represents the latest standard in instrumentation technology and is the leader in process system sector. During this order, the specialists at Bouygues E&S Prozessautomation AG took care of the engineering, supply of the switch cabinets, electrical installation and commissioning of the entire system. The customer now has a highly modern system with central control station for operation and display.
The video below has more information on the system:
Excavator washing system YouTube video