04264352 is referenced by 42 patents and cites 23 patents.

A method for composting solid waste material wherein, in initial treatment stages an optimum particle size is developed at a comminution station. Following an initial air classification arrangement, heavy inorganic materials are segregated to the extent that aluminum, glass and paper characterized products are removed for recycling purposes. A characterizing feature of the invention resides in the development of an optimized moisture content or digestible classified size optimized material at a relatively early stage prior to maceration developing a pulpous substance for digestion. A pug-mill arrangement is utilized for adding optimized moisture prior to digestion and maceration and a cage mill is utilized for the maceration stage of the process.

Title
Solid waste treatment system
Application Number
728188
Publication Number
4264352
Application Date
March 17, 1980
Publication Date
April 28, 1981
Inventor
John E Houser
Marion
OH, US
Agent
Mueller & Smith
Assignee
Aerotherm
OH, US
IPC
C05F 11/08
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