Processing of waste material

  • US 5,542,614 A
  • Filed: 02/08/1994
  • Issued: 08/06/1996
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/08/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A method for processing waste material comprising the steps of:

  • receiving said waste material in a vibrating screen box;

    vibrating said vibrating screen box to separate lumps of said waste material that are larger than a predetermined size thereby removing lumps of said waste material of a size greater than said predetermined size from said waste material;

    discharging said waste material of a size less than said predetermined size into a homogenizer;

    receiving said waste material into said homogenizer;

    homogenizing said waste material in said homogenizer;

    dropping said waste material into a mixer after homogenizing, said mixer located below said homogenizer;

    accumulating a batch of waste material in said mixer;

    weighing said batch of waste material to determine an amount of additive to be added to said waste material;

    mixing said waste material with said additive in said mixer to form a mixture; and

    dropping said mixture from said mixer to a processing terminus located below said mixer.

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