Color sorters are belt separators provided with a bank of special illumination lights and high resolution cameras placed above the belt and which capture the image of every single piece constituting the material stream travelling on the belt. The images are sent to a control unit for analysis based color brightness and shape and compute them into separation decision through the triggering some pneumatic rejecter valves mounted on a bar positioned in front of the head pulley.

Typical applications for color sorters are:

Car Shredder

Auto Shredder Residue (ASR)

Municipal solid waste (MSW)

Municipal solid waste (MSW)


Glass scrap


Electronic scrap (WEEE)


Wood waste

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