MSS Announces the Next Generation of Metal Recovery Technology

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New MapLine™ algorithm improves material targeting.

We've found up to 15% higher recovery rates for Zurik when directly compared to other vendors.

MSS, Inc., the optical sorter division of CP Group, introduces MetalMiner™, the next generation of induction-based true all-metal detectors. MSS has designed and built induction metal sorters for over 40 years, and this latest iteration was designed specifically to handle auto shredder residue (ASR), electronic scrap, plastic flake and glass cullet applications. One of the most relevant new technical features of the MetalMiner™ is the patent pending MapLine™ algorithm.

"MapLine™ allows users to target specific metal types or objects by amplifying the sensitivity for non-ferrous metals, especially wire, while simultaneously reducing it for ferrous dust," says Felix Hottenstein, MSS Sales Director. "MetalMiner™ is exceeding our customers’ expectations. We've found up to 15% higher recovery rates for Zurik when directly compared to other vendors.

Hottenstein continues, “Additionally, MetalMiner™ reduces cross contamination with ferrous-dust-covered wood, plastics, and foam. This creates a noticeably cleaner product."

Greg Thibado, MSS Vice President, says, "In addition to the technological advances, we've implemented new manufacturing techniques that allow for MetalMiner™ to become even more competitive, especially for the wider units."

The MetalMiner™ is manufactured up 112"/2800mm wide as either a stand-alone model in a conveyor configuration or it can be integrated as an upgrade to the MSS CIRRUS NIR and L-VIS Color optical sorters. Depending on the application, different induction coil configurations and spacings are available.

For certain small particle applications such as plastic flake or glass cullet, MSS also offers the MetalMiner™ in a slide configuration which provides an even higher sensitivity and sorts ferrous, non-ferrous, and stainless steel down to 1mm in size.

About MSS:
MSS, Inc. is an optical sorting company based in Nashville, Tennessee. Since its formation in 1974, MSS has been designing, engineering and manufacturing optical sorting machinery for various companies within the recycling and waste management industry. MSS, Inc. is a division of the CP Group which seeks to provide the highest-quality end products to their customers, while striving to make them the leaders in their respective industries.

About CP Group:
CP Group is a team of manufacturers and thought leaders in the waste and recycling industry. CP Group—comprised of CP Manufacturing, Krause Manufacturing, MSS, Inc., and Advanced MRF—provides award-winning recycling system design, manufacturing, retrofits, audits, and consulting. CP Group provides turn-key solutions for mixed waste, residential recycling, commercial and industrial, construction and demolition, and electronic waste applications.

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