Waste Plastic Pyrolysis Plant

Plastic pyrolysis plant is designed specifically to achieve 100% plastic recycling. This plastic pyrolysis machine can convert waste plastics into pyrolysis oil and other by-products. Global plastic production and consumption have been increasing every year. If not disposed of properly, it will lead to a serious waste of plastic resources and environmental pollution. So, follow us to get a pyrolysis solution that can achieve circular plastic recycling.

Plastic Pollution Is Everywhere

Plastic Pollution in Soil

Plastic Pollution in Ocean

Plastic Pollution in Atmosphere

Plastic Pollution in the Human Body

Plastic Pollution in Soil

A study shows that contaminated soils accumulate substantial amounts of plastics worldwide. It is with a mean of 6153 particles per kilogram of soil. This pollution in the soil is commonly caused by mulch film, agricultural packaging, polymer-containing fertilizers, and so on.

  • limit soil’s capacity to hold water, discourage plants’ root growth and nutrient uptake, and decrease agricultural yields.
  • take hundreds or even thousands of years to decompose completely, causing long-term effects on soil ecological functions.

Plastic Pollution in Ocean

Nowadays, more than 10 million tons of plastic waste end up in the ocean each year. And the rate of ocean plastic pollution is rapidly increasing. Common sources of plastic pollution include fishing gear, urban garbage, etc.

  • pose severe impacts on the predation and survival of marine wildlife, leading to some species being on the brink of extinction.
  • pose risks to the water and animals in the marine ecosystem due to the additives and harmful chemicals in plastic.

Plastic Pollution in Atmosphere

The main sources of plastic pollution in the atmosphere are plastic production, plastic burning, and microplastics. Plastic production, use, and management all contribute to atmospheric pollution.

  • cause climate change (Producing 1 ton of plastic generates about 20% of CO2 and other greenhouse gases.).
  • affect the health of animals, plants, and humans when burning plastic releases toxins (HCl and CO) into the air.

Plastic Pollution in the Human Body

One study shows that a person eats 5g of microplastics per week on average (about the same as eating a credit card’s worth of plastic). The sources include bottled water, food, air, and so on.

  • enter the human bloodstream through inhalation or ingestion and have an impact on human cells.
  • affect certain bodily functions because of the harmful chemical additives present in plastics.

Feasibility Analysis of Plastic Recycling

Market capacity and trend

Global plastic production is projected to reach 76.5 million tons by 2024. According to the United Nations Environment Programme, the annual loss of value from discarded plastic packaging waste ranges from $80 billion to $120 billion. Plastic recycling has a broad market prospect.

Current recycling situation

Statistics from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development shows only about 9% of plastic waste is currently recycled, 10%-20% is incinerated, 30% is improperly disposed of, and nearly 50% is landfilled. So effectively waste plastics recycling is needed.

Environment challenge

Plastic waste poses significant environmental hazards, polluting various ecosystems. Additionally, the production and degradation of plastics release greenhouse gases, exacerbating climate change. So, plastic recycling is extremely urgent. Waste plastic pyrolysis plant is a good solution.

Policy promoting

The USA, EU, Australia, China, Thailand, Malaysia, etc. have enacted laws and regulations requiring plastic waste recycling. For example, the EU’s PPWR proposal mandates that by 2030, at least 30% of recyclable content must be included in all plastic packaging in the EU market.

Plastic Catalytic Pyrolysis – True Plastic Recycling Solution

Plastic catalytic of plastic pyrolysis equipment is a process that breaks down long-chain polymers into smaller molecules at high temperatures in a low-oxygen and catalytic environment. This technology allows polymeric compounds (plastics) to be decomposed into oil, combustible gas, etc. Moreover, after catalysis, the solidification point of the waxy oil changes. This significantly reduces the issue of wax oil clogging pipelines in common pyrolysis. This plastic pyrolysis solution also offers the following benefits:

Plastic Reduction

Plastic pyrolysis can effectively reduce the quantities and existence time of plastic waste in the environment. Thus, it can lower the risk of environmental pollution from plastic accumulation or landfills.

Plastic Resource Sustainability

Through plastic to oil machine, waste plastics are transformed into pyrolysis oil that can be used as alternative energy. This avoids the non-treatment or improper disposal of waste plastics and realizes the sustainable use of plastic resources.

Towards to Circle Economy

Globally, approximately 10% of petroleum is used for plastic production. Plastic pyrolysis oil can be recycled into new plastic products. This recycling reduces the need for virgin fossil oil. It supports the development of a circular economy where resources are continually reused and conserved.

What is the Plastic Pyrolysis Process?

01Pretreatment and Feeding

Raw materials need to be processed into different sizes for feeding. Different feeding sizes for your reference:

  • Skid-mounted waste plastic pyrolysis machine: Feed size diameter is less than 600mm. Feed plastic by manual labor.
  • Batch pyrolysis plant: Feed size diameter is less than 1200mm. Feed plastic by manual labor.
  • Continuous pyrolysis plant: Feed size diameter is less than 20mm. Feed plastic by screw feeder.

02Plastic Catalysis Pyrolysis

Heat the main furnace. When the temperature reaches 180 degrees Celsius, gas oil begins to generate. At temperatures between 280-350 degrees Celsius, a significant amount of gas oil is produced.

After the oil gas enters the catalytic tower, it undergoes a reaction with the catalyst. This step mitigates issues related to wax deposition and liquefaction. Simultaneously, it contributes to enhancing the quality of the plastic pyrolysis oil.

03Plastic Pyrolysis Oil Collection

The oil gas enters the manifold, and heavy particles of the oil gas will be liquefied and dropped into the heavy oil tank. The light oil gas will be liquefied into fuel oil by the condenser and reserved in the fuel oil tank.

04Combustible Gas and Solid Residues Recycling

The non-liquefiable oil gas will be desulfurated and cleaned in the hydro seal and then recycled in the burning room as the heating source.

The solid residues will be discharged by labor (skid-mounted type) or water-cooling discharger.

05Emission Gas Recycling

When heating the reactor, the emission gas is cooled down in the flue condenser at first. After that, it goes to high-end emission gas treatment system (water washing, water spray, ceramic ring adsorption, and activated carbon adsorption). Finally, the discharged emission gas meets the European emission standards.

Are All Plastic Suitable for Pyrolysis?

Acceptable Plastic Types

Polyolefin waste plastics PP, PE, and PS accounted for 92% of the total plastic products, (28% PP, 46% LDPE and HDPE, and 18% PS).

Types of Plastic Coming from
Low-Density Polyethylene Cling films, freshness protection bags, etc.
High-Density Polyethylene Plastic pallets, trash cans, etc.
Polypropylene Microwave lunch box, fresh-keeping box, etc.
Polystyrene Fast food box, bowl of instant noodles box, etc.
Other Plastics without chlorine and oxygen Various sources

Unacceptable Plastic Types

Unacceptable plastic types mainly include chlorine and oxygen. During the pyrolysis process and post-pyrolysis, these two substances pose risks to machines, air quality, and safety.

Types of Plastic Coming from
Polyethylene Terephthalate Mineral water bottle, carbonated beverage bottle, etc.
Polyvinyl Chloride Raincoat, building materials, etc.
Other plastics with chlorine and oxygen Various sources

Plastic Pyrolysis Oil Yield

Diverse Applications of Plastic Pyrolysis Products

Plastic Pyrolysis Oil

Alternative fuel: Plastic oil from plastic to fuel machine comprises hydrocarbon compounds of various carbon chain lengths. It can serve as fuel for boiler plants, cement factories, and brick-making plants.

Production of recycled plastics: Plastic pyrolysis oil from plastic pyrolysis plant for sale can be used in the production of new plastic products. This facilitates closed-loop plastic recycling.

Solid Residues

Burned as fuel: The solid residues have a certain calorific value and can be used as fuel.

Industrial raw materials: If the solid residues contain a higher proportion of carbon black, it can be an additive in rubber products or construction materials.

Combustible Gas

Main furnace heating: Recovered combustible gas can be used as fuel directly in the combustion chamber.

Separate collection: Recovered combustible gas can be separately collected for other purposes.

Specifications of Plastic Pyrolysis Machine

Here, we list the detailed specifications for your reference. The capacity is different. You can choose one based on your capacity. Contact us to get the plastic pyrolysis machine price.

Tyre Pyrolysis Plant Skid-Mounted Type

Skid-mounted Type

  • Model: BLJ-3
  • Capacity: 1-3t/d (less than 60cm)
  • Low transportation costs
  • Easy to install and operate
Tyre Pyrolysis Plant Batch Type

Batch Type

  • Model: BLJ-6 BLJ-10 and BLJ-16
  • Capacity: 4-16t/d (less than120cm)
  • No plastic pretreatment required
  • One furnace per day
Tyre Pyrolysis Plant Semi-Continuous Type

Semi-continuous Type

  • Model: BLL-16
  • Capacity: 8t/d(for rubber powder)
  • Automatic spiral feeding
  • Three water-cooled slagging
Tyre Pyrolysis Plants Continuous Type

Continuous Type

  • Model: BLL-30
  • Capacity: 30-35t/d(less than 2cm)
  • Continuous and large-scale production
  • PLC control
Capacity1-3t/d4-6t/d8-10t/d12-16t/d8t/d (only for rubber powder)30-35t/d
Working ProcessBatchBatchBatchBatchSemi-continuousFully continuous
Reactor Sizeφ1400*4900mmφ2200*6000mmφ2600*6600mmφ2800*7100mmφ2800*7100mmφ1800*18500mm
Reactor MaterialQ345RQ345RQ345RQ345RQ345R310S stainless steel
Drive System350 reducer+4kw drive motor400 reducer+5.5kw drive motor400 reducer+5.5kw drive motor500 reducer+7.5kw drive motor500 reducer+7.5kw drive motorZQH650-50 reducer+15kw frequency conversion motor
Land (L*W*H)18m*4.2m*6m30m*12m*8m30m*13m*8m33m*13m*8m33m*13m*8m70m*20m*10m
Burner2*200,000 kcal2*300,000 kcal2*300,000 kcal2*400,000 kcal2*400,000 kcal2.5 million kcal per set
Total Weight of Shipped MaterialsAbout 18tAbout 24.5tAbout 28tAbout 34.5tAbout 34.5tAbout 150t
Number of Containers1*40HQ1*40FR+1*40HQ+1*20 GP1*40FR+2*40HQ1*40FR+2*40HQ1*40FR+2*40HQ25m*8m bulk cargo+8*40HQ
Noise (dB)≤60≤60≤60≤60≤60≤60
Heating MaterialsFuel oil (including tyre/plastic pyrolysis oil), natural gas, LPG, diesel, etc.
Condensing SystemVertical Condenserφ426*3000
Single piece condensing area
Single piece condensing area
Single piece condensing area
Single piece condensing area
Single piece condensing area
2 sets of vertical condenser
3-in-1 Condenser3000*2200*2250
Condensing area
Condensing area
Condensing area
Condensing area
Condensing area

Why Recommend Beston Plastic Pyrolysis Plant?

Catalytic pyrolysis technology

  • Address the problem of wax clogging in pipelines
  • Avoid safety hazards caused by the rising operating pressure of the equipment.
  • Reduce the number of downtime for maintenance and cleaning and reduce maintenance costs.
  • Help to improve the quality of the oil.

Full continuous plastic pyrolysis plant design (BLL-30)

  • Enable continuous, efficient, safe, and automated operation for at least 21 days.
  • Help customers handle large quantities of plastic over an extended period.
  • Has less environmental impact than batch operation
  • Gradually becoming a mainstream in the pyrolysis field.


  • Installation safety: The plastic pyrolysis reactor uses high-temperature ceramic wool of the British Morgan brand. This ensures no carcinogens or risk of lung infection for workers. It complies with EU standards.
  • Operation safety: It has explosion-proof motor, torch system, electric control cabinet, automatic alarm, etc.
  • Environment safety: Water-cooling discharging scheme reduces dust pollution. Dedusting system prevents air pollution.


  • PLC and DCS remote control system: It features a high level of automation. This enhances production efficiency and reduces the needs and risks of manual operation.
  • IoT technology: It enables real-time online monitoring and feedback. This not only makes the production process more intelligent and automated.

Technical Documents – Beston Group Offers

Is Plastic Pyrolysis Really Profitable?

Yes, it is profitable. Here, we list plastic pyrolysis plant cost and project ROI for your reference. Certainly, The data in the table is subject to change with market fluctuations. It is provided for reference purposes only.

Project name: A Set of BLJ-3 Plastic Pyrolysis Plant In the USA
Fixed Investment Costs Approximately $91,821.25
Annual Income Around $74,092.93
Payoff Period 1.24 Years
Return on Investment of BLJ-3 Waste Plastic Pyrolysis Project in the USA
Project name BLJ-3 waste plastic pyrolysis plant
Introduction According to the market data of USA, the estimated ROI report, the various expenses are as follows:
Item Details Unit Unit price/USD Quantity Amount/USD Total amount Remark
Fixed Investment Cost Equipment BLJ-3 Set 47375.00 1.00 47375.00
Transportation From China to USA Set 12700.00 1.00 12700.00
From Sea Port to Site Set 0.00 1.00 0.00
Customs tax 15% Set 7106.25 1.00 7106.25
Installation Beston technician’s salary Day 350.00 15.00 5250.00
Round -trip airtickets Ea 3820.00 2.00 7640.00
Visa Ea 750.00 1.00 750.00
Local welder Day 160.00 15.00 2400.00 2 welders are needed
Local plumber Day 160.00 10.00 1600.00
Local labor Day 160.00 15.00 2400.00
Crane forklift Day 160.00 10.00 1600.00
Materials Installation materials ready Set 3000.00 1.00 3000.00 Foundation, pipe, etc.
License Ea 0.00 1.00 0.00 Environmental, firefighting, etc.
Workshop 100 0.00 100.00 0.00
Operating Cost Raw materials Waste plastic Ton 0.00 1.00 0.00
Water / 22.50 1.00 22.50
Electricity / KWH 0.13 256.00 32.38 22hours
Fuel Fuel oil Liter 0.00 120.00 0.00 Fuel oil produced by own plant
Labor / People 160.00 4.00 640.00
Maintenance / Day 20.00 1.00 20.00
Depreciation 8 years Day 19.74 1.00 19.74
Tax 0% 0.00
End Products Price Plastic oil 70% Ton 1190 0.7 833.00 70% of input
Carbon black 30% Ton 162 0.3 48.60 30% of input
Subsidy Ton 100 1 100.00
Daily Income US$246.98
Monthly Income Working day Day 25 US$6,174.41
Yearly Income Working day Day 300 US$74,092.93

Global Cases of Beston Waste Plastic Pyrolysis Plant

As one of the professional plastic pyrolysis plant manufacturers, Beston Group has garnered global acclaim with a myriad of successful cases around the world. The following content showcases the success stories of plastic pyrolysis cases from different regions.

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