Green Pavers Styro-plastic densifier is a piece of machinery that uses plastic as a feedstock to create building materials such as pavers, solar roof tiles, and fence posts. The product is manufactured in Kenya by Green Pavers.
Market Suggested Retail Price
Distributors / Implementing Organizations
Product is distributed by the manufacturer.
The product is manfactured on a made-to-order basis in Kenya, the product is not yet manufactured at scale.
Intellectural Property Type
User Provision Model
Users can obtain the product by contacting the manufacturer directly.
Distributions to Date Status
As of 2020, 15 densifier units have been made and distributed. It is estimated that there are over 200 beneficiaries to the products created from the use of the product.
Plastic waste, petrol, electricity
Power supply type
The plastic-styro densifier is fueled by a petrol-electric motor. Plastic is fed into the top of the system where it is crushed and ground to be densified and fed out of the outlet. The densified plastic comes out of the outlet in continuous "logs" which can then be formed into the desired building equipment.
Provided by the manufacturer
Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters
The manufacturer cites cheaper operation than other equipment that relies solely on petrol or electricity, as well as the cheaper and more sustainable production of building materials as specified performance targets.
Vetted Performance Status
No testing has been completed as of 2020.
Appropriate protective gear should be used when working near the device since fumes from the melted plastic are toxic.
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