Reproplast, in proud partnership with a.b.e.® and other suppliers, collects and receives polypropylene waste from numerous sources in different formats and can accept more than 30,000kg per day. Reproplast sorts and downsizes the bulk polypropylene waste through a mechanical shredding process to prepare the materials cleaning and pelletising. In the Reproplast laboratory, recycled formulations are tested in accordance with ISO standards. The latest European compounding equipment is used at Reporplast to make more than 12,000 TONS a year of recycled pelletise compounds. Partners like a.b.e.® choose to make a difference and use recycled products made at Reproplast to assist in creating demand for polypropylene waste. hydro proof an economical, water-based acrylic waterproofer was the first abe® product to be packaged in the black 5-litre bucket. abe.® cote 337 is also now available together with brixeal, super laykold, super laycryl, abe.®cote tough polyurethane paint and dura.®flex.
THALES TESTED AND APPROVED ABE® FLOORING PRODUCTS FOR THE WINE AND FOOD INDUSTRY
In highly competitive markets, high standards are continuously set by local and international buyers for top quality products. Thalès Services understands the risks involved during winemaking and they assist wineries in making the right choices and create continuous awareness of potential problem areas. Wine producers are obliged to implement and manage wine cellar hygiene practices in their cellars to help ensure the production of excellent quality wines and to avoid the evolution of off-flavours and taints in wine.
Thales approved the following abe® flooring products for the wine industry:
abe.® cote 337, abe.® cote 320, abe,® cote 44, abe.® flo, abe.® screed PU, abe.® cote 400 Hi-Build.
abe.® flo HPU was tested and approved for the wine and food industry.
GREEN TAG CERTIFICATION ENHANCES a.b.e.®’s PRODUCTS’ CREDIBILITY
Ecospecifier Global GreenTag SA Certification is a world first, third party, green building product rating system underpinned by rigorous scientific and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Health, Ecotoxicity, Greenhouse Gas Emission and Biodiversity assessment processes. It’s advanced, robust ‘beyond LCA’ certification methodology is independently verified as an ISO 14024 compliant Type 1 Ecolabel and was launched in Australia in 2010, by Ecospecifier Pty Ltd. GreenTag operates under license as Global GreenTag (Pty) Ltd in South Africa. Global GreenTag GreenRate and LCARate certification have been recognised by the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) as a product certification standard for the Materials Fit-out Calculator in Green Star SA Interiors v1 Rating Tool. a.b.e.® Product certified are abe.®cote tough PU paint and abe.®cote 337 WD.