Our system is fully enclosed & releases zero emissions into the environment.
The PolypetronTM 5 applies pyrolysis technology for converting waste plastic into low carbon fuel using an innovative continuous process which produces no pollution whatsoever.
Plastic Waste Solutions are in a strategic partnership with Sepco Industries who are the creators of the PolypetronTM plastic waste recycling to fuel production technology. This particular model has the capacity to produce 15,000 litres of crude oil equivalent per day, per facility, while disposing of 20,000 kilograms of waste plastic, with profits projected at 1 million Euros per year. An estimated 6.3 billion tons of plastic waste had been generated as of 2015, of which only 9% was recycled. If current plastic production and waste management trends continue, 12 billion tons of plastic will be in landfills and the natural environment by 2050. Global plastic production was reported to be around 299 million metric tons in 2013, increasing to 335 million metric tons in 2016. It has been calculated that 275 million metric tons of plastic waste were generated in 192 coastal countries in 2010, with up to 12.7 million tons entering the ocean in a single year. Following this trend, by 2050, the total weight of plastic in the oceans will exceed the weight of fish. The United Nations reported that the approximate environmental damage caused by plastic to marine ecosystems comes to 13 billion US Dollars. The PolypetronTM Gen. 5 applies pyrolysis technology for converting virtually all types of waste plastic into low carbon synthetic fuel using an innovative continuous process which produces no pollution whatsoever. The viability of our business and production model has been proven with genuine use cases, both through the sale of pyrolysis fuel oil for industrial machinery and agricultural equipment, and sales of our diesel to the BMTA – one of the largest bus companies in Thailand. In all cases our fuel has been confirmed to be of excellent quality, drawing a satisfactory response from customers. The greatest demand for our product is from refineries due to the high diesel yield achieved. THE POLYPETRON (TM) GEN. 5: ECO-FRIENDLY. EFFICIENT. ECONOMICAL. The PolypetronTM System features continuously operating screw-type reactors which are fully enclosed. The system is operational 24 hours per day, 330 days a year (30-35 days per year are required for system maintenance). The Founders of Sepco Industries Co. Ltd. who have designed the machine have been working together with a team of scientists and researchers from The Center of Fuels and Energy from Biomass, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University since the 1990s developing and optimising the production of high-quality fuels through pyrolysis. Aware of the challenges and flaws in typical applications of pyrolysis technology, we have been able to find ways to resolve these issues and instead present an efficient industrial model which is both financially viable and environmentally friendly. After a 15 years period of research and development of our waste plastic to fuel machinery, true user cases with real-world operation were initiated bringing a genuine proof of concept. Active research continued towards ongoing improvements on this fully functional production model. Our plastic waste recycling technology PolypetronTM system is the only one in the world right now that is 100% fully enclosed, and lets zero emissions into the environment and has no impact on the environment whatsoever! Each one of our plants can take in and recycle 20,000 kilos per day of plastic waste and in-turn make 15,000 litres of Low carbon fuel per day. Partial commercial operations began in January 2018 with fuel provided to the BMTA (Bangkok Mass Transit Authority) – one of the biggest bus companies in Thailand. This has been met with a positive response from all involved. Additionally, we have purchase agreements for providing fuel to the major Thai government-backed refinery – IRPC Public Company Limited. As of 2018, we are on our 5th Generation PolypetronTM Waste Plastic to Fuel Production Model. Our team is actively involved in research and development of pyrolysis technologies since the 1990s The Future of fuel - In a swiftly developing world with global GDP projected to double between 2015 and 2040 to over 150 trillion US Dollars, the demand for energy is rapidly increasing. Total world consumption of liquid fuels is projected to cross the threshold of 100 million barrels per day in 2018. Global transportation is also on the rise, driving an increase in transportation fuel demand which is expected to grow 25% between 2015 – 2040 to 70 MBDOE (Million Barrels per Day Oil Equivalent). A significant development is that in January 2018, the European Parliament announced a new draft law on energy efficiency which included requirements for increased use of “advanced biofuels”. “ The share of advanced biofuels (which have a lower impact on land use than those based on food crops), renewable transport fuels of non-biological origin, waste-based fossil fuels and renewable electricity will have to be at least 1.5% in 2021, rising to 10% in 2030.” The emphasis on increasing the use of alternative energy, while avoiding the use of food-based crops in fuel production, significantly boosts demand for the use of non-biological sources. With current global trends towards the increased use of renewable energy along with the urgent need to reduce, reuse and recycle waste plastics, similar legislation are likely to be passed in other countries worldwide. Through intricate research and development, we have identified key performance indicators across all industrial and economic factors, allowing us to deliver optimal yield, while expending minimal resources, towards maximum profitability. After a 15 years period of research and development of our waste plastic to fuel machinery, true user cases with real-world operation were initiated bringing a genuine proof of concept. Active research continued towards ongoing improvements on this fully functional production model. SCALABILITY Factoring in operational costs, supply and demand, location, logistics, raw materials availability, and maintaining healthy profit margins, we have established a scalable industrial model featuring production modules with the capacity of producing upwards of 15,000 litres of crude oil equivalent per day, while disposing of 20,000 kilograms of waste plastic. We have identified this to be an ideal capacity level that serves a diverse range of usage scenarios whether in densely populated urban areas or suburban/agrarian municipalities. In densely populated areas we simply install multiple production modules in the same facility according to demand, whereas in sparsely populated ones, only one production module may suffice. This standardized capacity allows us to make the best use of resources, reduce logistics costs, and thus maximize benefit. EFFICIENCY Through a rigorous trial and evaluation process, our team of researchers have been able to create a production system that involves virtually zero waste. All byproducts of the process are used. After refining, our crude oil equivalent is typically able to further produce 70% diesel, 10% gasoline, and 10% gas (which is fed back into the system to heat the reactor). The remaining 10% is char which can also be used to heat the reactor, be compressed as charcoal or used as activated carbon in a diverse range of applications. Our production model is also extremely energy efficient. It takes less than one kWh of energy to produce one litre of oil. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT While the application of the technology of pyrolysis for the production of fuels has been in existence for decades, genuine practical usage cases have been rare and generally viewed as inefficient and unviable. One of the major objections to the use of pyrolysis for converting waste plastic to fuel has been the environmental impact. Since the process involves subjecting plastics to extreme heat, harmful and offensive fumes are released into the atmosphere. This, of course, brings strong resistance from numerous communities and NGOs, and rightfully so. One of the outstanding features of our system, however, is that it is fully enclosed and releases no toxins into the environment whatsoever. The small amount of smoke emitted is solely from heat and contains no harmful gases. Our process releases absolutely no toxic residue into waterways or the soil either. It is a fully eco-friendly system. Strong Team Our team of scientists and researchers are award-winning experts in pyrolysis with decades of research under their belts. Our Executive Management comprises an international corps of seasoned professionals in corporate management, finance and marketing. Proven Technology Our machinery has been analyzed, tested and perfected over a period of 15 years. We are now on our 5th generation functioning model. Eco-Friendly Industry Through rigorous R&D we deliver an industrial process with zero negative environmental impact. Strong Connections Our team is respected and well-connected in the energy industry and has established associations both for the supply of raw material as well as high volume sales channels locally and internationally. Cost Effectiveness Our ability to keep costs at a minimum while global demand and tax incentives drive up the price of our product allows us to enjoy a healthy profit margin. OPPORTUNITIES Relevance The current global outcry at the prevalent proliferation of plastic waste and the worldwide waste management crisis presents us with a unique opportunity to provide a comprehensive solution. Demand Increasing requirements for renewable energy and waste-based fossil fuels represents a global market the industry will struggle to meet. Timing Recent exposure of improper global waste management, current refusal by China and other countries to import waste, new European legislation requiring a higher percentage of advanced biofuels and synthetic fuel underscores the perfect timing to provide a genuine solution to these issues. Our Uniqueness While there are numerous efforts to respond to these demands, very few are able to deliver a truly sustainable and comprehensive solution in the way we can. Please get in touch if you have any questions and we will be happy to answer anything for you? Plastic Waste Solutions
Our plastic waste recycling technology and the system is the only one in the world right now that is 100% fully enclosed, that uses a fully continuous system, and lets zero emissions into the atmosphere with no impact on the environment whatsoever! Each one of our plants can recycle 20,000 kilos per day of plastic waste and in-turn make 15,000 litres of Low carbon fuel per day. Given the widespread global concern about the extreme proliferation of plastic waste, the crises being faced by local and national governments regarding waste management, the high velocity growth of fuel consumption worldwide, increased emphasis on the use of renewable fuels, new requirements regarding the use of waste-based fossil fuels, etc., the timing could not be better to invest in efficient, clean and profitable waste plastic to fuel technology. With decades of experience, research and development behind us, and a proven, clean, and efficient pyrolysis technology model, Sepco Industries Co. Ltd. is the perfect partner with which to profit from this unique opportunity, while at the same time making a genuine difference for our planet.
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