Appropriate Breaking and Separation Systems for Used Lead Battery Recycling

The presentation reviews the state-of-the-art for used lead-acid battery (ULAB) breaking and separation plants, designed and manufactured by Battery Recycling Systems.

With the increased need for environmentally sensitive battery recycling process(s), the importance of selecting an appropriate breaking and separation system for a modern, highly efficient, ULAB recycling plant, is discussed.


Doug Lambert Vice President of Sales and Technology, Wirtz Manufacturing Company, Inc., USA

Joined Oldham Batteries (Denton, Manchester, UK) in February 1977, and now with over 44 years of experience in the lead-acid battery industry; working for battery manufacturers, battery manufacturing equipment suppliers, and 12 years as a specialist lead-acid product and process consultant, is currently;

Vice President of Sales and Technology, for WIRTZ Manufacturing Company Inc., Port Huron, Michigan, USA (having re-joined WIRTZ in August 2011 as Technology Manager, and accepting the VP role in October 2012).

John W Wirtz II President, Wirtz Manufacturing Company, Inc., USA

David Scott Regional Sales Manager – Asia Pacific, Wirtz Manufacturing Company, Inc., Australia