With sustainable production of new goods and construction at the forefront of climate action, secondary raw materials play an essential role in moving towards a circular economy. Our goal is straightforward: help our partners achieve their commercial objectives and meet climate-related targets.
As a trusted world leader in automated sorting systems, we partner with you long-term to ensure optimal performance and adapt to the demands of future legislation. No matter where your recycling site is in the world, TOMRA is there to enable your operations maximum potential.
We automate the recovery of materials from scrap metal and waste streams, both effectively and efficiently. As a pioneer in resource recovery, our focus is on delivering the best sorting solution to optimize your recycling rates and reduce emissions.
You benefit from a partner with extensive know-how and sorting technology that can evolve with your operation. Because we develop our sorting units and software in-house, TOMRA sorting systems continuously improve to adapt to future requirements and changes in input materials flexibly.
The complex nature of processing waste and metal waste streams often requires more than a standard machine. Our industry knowledge and leading-edge technologies offer you a competitive advantage, while our exceptional service offering maintains optimized operations long-term.
Optimize your operations with sensor-based sorting equipment designed for a wide variety of applications.
The world-renowned AUTOSORT® offers legendary sorting performance that stands the test of time, delivering unparalleled throughput and purity rates across numerous applications. Compact and ultra-flexible in design, the multifunctional sorting system integrates seamlessly into both new and existing plants.
AUTOSORT® combines a variety of leading-edge features in one machine with a flexible sensor configuration for a future-proof sorting system that meets the challenges of a dynamic market landscape. The sorting unit delivers exceptional performance and operational efficiency thanks to its homogeneous light distribution for improved detection and monitoring across the entire belt width.
Optional add-on technologies expand material identification capabilities for traditionally undetectable fractions like black polymers. What’s more, AUTOSORT® now comes with the option to connect to our secure, cloud-based data monitoring platform. TOMRA Insight is an add-on service that digitally connects sorting units to provide high-value data that helps you maximize plant throughput and boost output quality.
With a combination of our most powerful sensor technologies, AUTOSORT® FLAKE offers consistent and exceptional sorting performance. Its high-speed valves eject even the smallest contaminates with maximum precision to meet extremely high purity requirements.
The high performance flake sorter features an integrated light source, continuous signal correction and enhanced light distribution to ensure stable sorting performance and minimal downtime. Its high sensitivity electromagnetic sensor detects even the smallest non-ferrous metals and ferrous metals (as small as 1 mm) for maximum purity yields.
Setting new benchmarks worldwide, AUTOSORT® FLAKE is the ideal sorting solution for high purity end products. What’s more, its operational efficiency is cost-effective and requires little maintenance.
With a unique combination of sensor technologies and dual full color camera, INNOSORT FLAKE effectively removes undesired colors, polymers, and metals. Its modular design with working widths up to 2 meters delivers a running capacity to 6 metric tons per hour. The flexible configuration allows for single or multiple step sorting to get the purest possible end products.
The high throughput flake sorting unit comes with an integrated light source, continuous signal correction and enhanced light distribution to ensure and minimal downtime. The dual full color camera can identify 16.8 million variations in color, while its near infrared (NIR) sensors identify impurities like undesired plastics.
Highly effective in removing significant amounts of contaminants after washing and before extrusion, INNOSORT FLAKE is the ideal sorting solution for upgrading plastics such as PET and PO applications. What’s more, this easy-to-maintain flake sorter with a low initial investment also reduces losses, making it an economical choice for your plastic recycling operations.
Delivering consistent purity rates of more than 95%, AUTOSORT COLOR is a high performance sorting unit for purification of glass concentrate recovered from heavy waste fractions. Regardless of the waste's origin, the glass concentrate system withstands the harshest conditions thanks to its robust mechanical design.
The high sensitivity sorting unit instantly identifies all types of glass, including darker and thicker glass using its high resolution color camera. Its strong and high-speed valves eject contaminats such as ceramics, stones, porcelain and other opaque materials with maximum precision. Beyond minimizing downtime and repair costs arising from damages caused by glass in municipal solid waste sorting processes, AUTOSORT COLOR enables operators to sell high-quality recyclable glass and even reduce incineration and landfill fees.
Setting new industry standards in glass recovery, AUTOSORT COLOR is easy to maintain and has several self-cleaning functions. With its intuitive user interface, you’ll be in full control with real-time processing data and critical sorting information.
As a part of our complementary product portfolio, AUTOSORT CYBOT offers an innovative solution to automate sorting processes and improve quality control. The robotic sorting system uses a combination of high-tech sensors and artificial intelligence to detect various materials and separate them according to your requirements. Even packaging with varying polymer-based labels can be accurately identified and sorted in up to five fractions to ensure the highest purity output.
AUTOSORT CYBOT delivers exceptional performance and operational efficiency thanks to its homogeneous light distribution for improved detection and monitoring across the entire belt width. The use of NIR/VIS and other sensor technologies enhance the identification of individual objects, making it possible to effectively separate materials that were once considered difficult to sort.
The automated robotic sorting system is flexible and designed to adapt to your exact specifications. Add-on technologies like electromagnetic sensors, deep learning applications, and cloud-based data monitoring provide your plant with a future-proof sorting system that meets the highest demands in post-consumer waste recycling.
Built to meet the highest safety standards, AUTOSORT LASER offers a powerful sensor configuration to recover glass with exceptional efficiency. TOMRA’s unique combination of laser and near-infrared technologies simultaneously identifies a range of material properties at its given single detection point, ensuring high precision sorting.
AUTOSORT LASER makes separating thin, thick and opaque glass from transparent polymers simple and the independent background system provides additional detection stability. With its intuitive touchscreen interface, operators are in full control with critical sorting information and real-time processing data.
With its compact design, AUTOSORT LASER can easily be integrated into any plant process. What’s more, the machine offers quick and easy access for standard maintenance procedures, reducing downtime to a minimum. Beyond significant operational cost savings by avoiding glass damages during waste processing, AUTOSORT LASER also helps create additional revenue streams through the recovery of recyclable glass.
As a world-class technology utilized to prepare substitute fuels, AUTOSORT RDF combines built-in machine intelligence and high precision sensors to analyze the overall combustibility of various waste streams. The high throughput screening unit continuously monitors critical values such as calorific, chlorine and water content of the waste stream, providing real-time data and optimal process control.
Whether mixed municipal solid waste (MSW), industrial waste or commercial waste, AUTOSORT RDF enables operators to meet end-customer requirements with reliable quality assurance. The field-proven technology is significantly more consistent and cost-effective than traditional, random sample analysis. AUTOSORT RDF is used extensively throughout Europe for alternative fuel preparation.
Utilizing laminar air flow to stabilize lightweight objects moving along a high-speed conveyor belt, AUTOSORT SPEEDAIR instantly identifies high-value materials and remove impurities. The closed-loop fan driven system delivers optimized air handling for lower installation and running costs.
With belt speeds up to 6 m/s, the high throughput sorter features our newest integrated light source with continuous signal correction and intensified light distribution across the entire belt width. Moreover, its machine intelligence combines information to identify chemical properties and molecular differences in the materials for improved accuracy and sorting performance.
The machine’s advanced design allows for an open conveyor system reducing downtimes caused by material blockages in traditional conveyor belt covers. What’s more, it’s connected to the TOMRA Insight platform – a cloud-based service that enables your operations with secure remote status monitoring, process control and data validation.
AUTOSORT SPEEDAIR is available as solutions bundle (core device, conveyor belt and catcher hood) or as an add-on device to an existing AUTOSORT machine setup.
COMBISENSE offers exceptionally precise sorting of non-ferrous metals by color, extracting additional value from mixed waste streams. By combining in-house developed sensor and software technologies, the intelligent sorting solution detects, identifies and separates multiple materials regardless of grain size.
Long-term sorting and yield stability are ensured thanks to its FLUIDCOOL® LED thermal management system that provides constant temperatures and uniform light distribution. Its Dual Processing Technology heightens the sorting performance by simultaneously processing object and area information to instantly identify select materials as they speed along the acceleration belt.
With a capacity of up to 5 metric tonnes per hour, COMBISENSE is the perfect high throughput sorting solution for separating zinc grey metals, copper, brass and printed circuit boards. The ultra-flexible, multi-sensor sorting unit can be programmed to create fractions for wires, coins, and non-metal materials like plastics. Offering a high return on investment across mixed waste, e-scrap and metal recycling, COMBISENSE is an excellent sorting solution to upgrade your operation and profits today.
COMBISENSE CHUTE offers high-precision, multiparameter sorting for upgrading, purifying and recovering metals as small as to 2mm in size. The highly stable fines-sorting unit combines sensor and software technologies developed in-house to detect, identify and concentrate pure metal fractions, creating a high-value end-product.
Maximum purity is effortlessly achieved thanks to its high resolution cameras that powerfully separate metals based on color and brightness. TOMRA’s Dual Processing Technology ensures exceptional sorting results by simultaneously processing object and area information to remove selected impurities, whether lead, aluminum or polymers.
Long-term sorting and yield stability are ensured thanks to its FLUIDCOOL® LED cooling system that provides constant temperatures and uniform light distribution. With its robust mechanics designed to meet the unrelenting demands of heavy-duty applications and harsh environments, COMBISENSE CHUTE ensures long-term performance and consistently high yields for your operation.
FINDER is the ideal sorting solution to recover non-ferrous metals lost to eddy current separation. The sorting unit harnesses the power of electromagnetic sensors and built-in machine intelligence to instantly detect metals, regardless of material complexity or grain size.
Featuring groundbreaking software including SUPPIXX®, DEEP DATA® and Intelligent Object Recognition (IOR) systems, FINDER delivers exceptionally high throughput and purity levels. Optional sensor technologies to sort copper wires, polymers, PCB, and clean non-metal fractions create additional value to complex materials streams such as e-scrap recycling.
Available in four configurations with high precision valve blocks, its modular and flexible design offers the optimal sorting solution metal and waste recycling. With belt speeds up to 3m/sec and reduced air consumption, FINDER delivers your operation high yield results across various sorting tasks.
X-TRACT® is a high throughput sorting solution that harnesses the power of dual energy x-ray transmission (XRT) to detect and separate objects based on their atomic density. The machine’s top-down design protects the x-ray source from dust and dirt to prevent costly maintenance. It also comes with optimal source-to-sensor positioning providing more precise detection and higher throughput.
Every aspect of the XRT sorting system, including its robust mechanics, high precision sensors and software features was developed in-house by our experts and engineers. With x-ray power supply of up to 1000W, X-TRACT® provides high-speed processing across multiple applications and grain sizes, including aluminum fines and copper wires.
X-TRACT® effortlessly handles composite materials and overlapping objects with its Dual Processing Technology, allowing operators to prioritize sorting for either high recovery or high purity yields. Thanks to its Multi-Density Channels that use software-defined ranges to classify object at high throughput speeds, X-TRACT® is the ideal solution for recovering high-value materials from complex material streams.
The technologies developed by our in-house team of engineers, application experts and machinists are designed and built to meet the most strenuous demands of recycling. Our sorting systems redefine machine capability and set new standards in performance thanks to our high-precision sensors, data-driven software and powerful processing techniques.
With our cutting-edge technology, you benefit from more flexibility and a dedicated team that knows exactly how to make the most of your sorting system. Our long-standing collaboration with waste and metal recyclers throughout the world is our constant source of inspiration – and the evolution of our technologies continue.
As a pioneering add-on technology for the AUTOSORT®, GAIN makes it possible to sort objects which could previously not been separated based on their form and texture. Whereas previously only available for the purification of PE streams, GAIN now delivers exceptional results in wood sorting too, making you reach higher purity and productivity levels.
Deep learning is a technology that analyzes images and data to enable the sorting unit to perform tasks more effectively over time – and proves very promising for waste management and recycling.
When being trained and exposed to thousands of images, GAIN draws connection and continuously learns how to differentiate recyclable from non-recyclable waste items, including previously difficult to sort materials.
Through artificial intelligence and laser line scanning, DEEP LAISER® creates a
digital copy of objects that can be used for advanced data-driven decision making. It enables 3D object recognition and enhanced classification of materials that can be combined with other sensor data to provide the high accuracy sorting across numerous applications.
The trailblazing technology boosts image sharpness and delivers unrivaled object-based recognition – even with overlapping materials and high-throughput processing. Utilizing sorting algorithms to prioritize targeted materials, DEEP LAISER® enables operators to flexibly adapt sorting tasks while simultaneously maximizing yields and purity levels.
Our illuminating FLUIDCOOL® technology is an advanced liquid-based cooling system to extend the lifetime and achieve maximum stability in LED lighting systems. Unlike conventional air cooling, this technology enables higher light intensity, enhanced color quality and outstanding efficiency thanks to a consistently lower LED temperature.
The technology utilizes liquid silicone to remove heat from LEDs through a
highly efficient convection process. Delivering outstanding performance for thousands of hours, it is an ideal solution for sorting in harsh operating environments with extreme temperatures. FLUIDCOOL® enables unsurpassed light distribution for
maximum yield stability.
FLYING BEAM® is a groundbreaking lighting system that enables fast and reliable material detection by our high precision near infrared (NIR) sensors. It guarantees a stable and homogenous light distribution that is beamed across the entire working width to ensure that all materials on the high-speed conveyor belt can be instantly classified. Its high-intensity lighting also enables multi-dimensional information to be extracted from materials, further boosting sorting performance.
The world-class illumination technology offers up to 80% energy savings and can process flammable materials safely compared to conventional lighting solutions. The integrated setup enclosed in the scanner box protects the lighting system from dust and dirt to ensure long-lasting performance and durability. What’s more, FLYING BEAM® technology is exceptionally versatile and works with numerous applications and waste streams, including paper, plastics and municipal solid waste.
Accelerating the detection of objects for high throughput sorting tasks, our SUPPIXX® technology enhances resolution levels, scaling up images to eight times their size to reduce product loss. Thanks to the significantly improved detection accuracy, including small and thin objects, operators benefit from maximum yields and higher purity levels.
Our SUPPIXX® imaging processing technology creates clear and specific material characteristic information to identify objects instantly. The technology’s software algorithms also improve the signal-to-noise ratio, eliminating noise caused by mechanical and electrical influences for sharper imaging and improved sorting performance.
Simultaneous object and area processing is at the core of our Dual Processing Technology, which combines optical information to make data-driven decisions based on the targeted material. Ideal for maximizing yields with complex material streams, the technology gives operators the flexibility to choose high purity and/or
high recovery sorting.
Dual Processing Technology enables superior detection of targeted materials on
high throughput sorting lines. It instantly identifies overlapping object and composite materials for sorting to increase purity and reduce product loss. The intelligent software also optimizes ejection efficiency for reduced air consumption, lowering
Leveraging the power of two independent scan lines, our DUOLINE technology delivers outstanding precision in high throughput x-ray transmission (XRT) sorting. The dual line scan offers significant advancements in separating low from high density objects across multiple applications, regardless of the relative thickness of materials.
DUOLINE technology enables the sorting of materials with even the slightest differentiation in density. Operators achieve even greater results thanks to the choice of high resolution or high sensitivity sensor units, depending on the targeted sorting task. Our newest dual line sensor offers even sharper detection and faster processing of complex material streams.
Our SHARP EYE technology identifies materials down to the molecular level to
ensure superior detection and the highest sorting accuracy. Even with complex
material streams, its multi-point scanning system enables the detection of individual objects based on their specific chemical properties and classifies them according to the assigned sorting task.
Utilizing breakthrough techniques with broadband wavelength illumination, SHARP EYE provides intelligent, automated image analysis. The innovative optical solution also facilitates ultra-efficient, high density light to increase the sharpness of images. Operators profit from outstanding energy efficiency and subsequent
TOMRA Insight turns your sorters into connected devices through the generation of valuable data and processes it into actionable information.
Once connected you will discover
This cloud-based solution offers you one secure, near real-time monitoring platform for all your sorting lines. Wherever and whenever you want, you can access digital metrics on the status and performance of your sorters.