Amut has successfully upgraded the flake washing system at Mohawk Industries in September 2022.
Anthony Georges, President of Amut North America Inc. stated: “We had done a trial of their dirty flakes a few years ago in our patented Amut PET flake washing system which demonstrated the cleanliness of their material and how much more efficiently they could operate their fibre extrusion lines. The results were extremely positive and as such MOHAWK purchased our 4,000 Kg/Hr flake washing system.”
Mark Dye, MOHAWK’s VP of Recycling Operations confirmed the results: “The Amut Friction Washer is a great machine for removing and cleaning our PET flakes, along with their TURBO washer unit, which assists in the removal of the inorganic fines that are embedded in the dirty MRF PET Bottle Bales. The cleanliness translates into improved performance in our downstream processes. Since we are a vertically integrated business with our own recycling plant, Extrusion Fibre operation and Carpet Manufacturing Production plants, we are seeing the quality improvements immediately with a cleaner flake.”