De Montfort Medical Waste Incinerator

Professor D.J. Picken

The De Montfort medical waste incinerator is a low-cost and effective medical waste incinerator which can be built in almost any developing country.

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The De Montfort medical waste incinerator reduces all medical waste added to ash and flue gases, including dressings, plastics, and organic matter. Needles may not all be reduced though they will be sterilized. The De Montfort incinerators were designed by Professor D.J. Picken, over a period of about 8 years from 1996 to provide a low-cost and effective incinerators which could be built in almost any developing country.

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Mark 8a model  ~250-1,000 USD for materials, depending on the availability of refractory bricks

Mark 9 model ~500-1,500 USD for materials, depending on the availability of refractory bricks.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Other medical waste incinerators, including the T4T Mak IV Incinerator.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

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The Mark 8a is designed especially for most healthcare facilities, while the Mark 9 is designed for larger hospitals (more than 300 beds)

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