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Machine-based dismantling of end of life vehicles: A life cycle perspective

El Halabi, Ezzat; Third, Mike; Doolan, Matthew


Recent trends in the proper management of End of Life Vehicles have led some auto recyclers to adopt machine-based dismantling to improve their yield. The machines are modified excavators that allow a greater degree of control and force for vehicle disassembly. We present and discuss the results of a 3-month real world trial conducted at an Australian auto dismantler assessing the environmental impact of using a multidismantling machine for material segregation. The results suggest that this...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Conference paper
Source: Procedia CIRP
DOI: 10.1016/j.procir.2015.02.078


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