Complex pre-processing not required!

Robotic waste separation does not require complex waste pre-processing as the robots can pick multiple fractions in one spot. Even though the robots do most of the thinking and working for you, there are some things you can do to optimize the robots’ work and throughput.

In order to maximize recovery, ZenRobotics systems can control the rate of the material feed. Maximum throughput (t/h) depends on the density of the input material.

Recommendations for light pre-processing:

  • Screening: remove fines and clearly oversized objects.
  • Distribute the material evenly on the sorting belt to optimize throughput.

Switch the sorting task on the go!

Currently our customers use robots to sort metals, different grades of wood, various grades of minerals, rigid plastics and cardboard. Due to its learning ability, you can also train ZenRobotics robots to sort specific objects such as tubes and pipes or even plastic bags. The sorting capabilities can be redefined for every new market situation – even on a daily basis.

ZenRobotics robots come equipped with an easy-to-use user interface. You can easily control sorted fractions, purity and throughput and react to changes in the waste stream. Also, the User Interface allows you to select an operation mode to maximize the throughput, minimize the reject or even let the robots choose the most profitable mode.

Training your robots

ZenRobotics robots are always ready to learn new tricks. You can easily train the system to introduce a new fraction for sorting, improve the sorting quality of a fraction, or divide an existing fraction into new sub-fractions. When you train the system, you always stay in full control of what is sorted.

Training works simply by showing the robots samples of what to sort. During a training run, place typical sample objects of desired fractions on the sorting belt. Then run them through the ZenRobotics unit. Training is quick as the system learns on the spot.