Hospital waste inertization system

Article Index

The plant, module of BIOZIMMI system, is designed specifically for the treatment of medical and / or hospital waste and has been designed to offer maximum production capacity thanks to a high level of automation.

The treatment of medical and / or hospital waste is regulated by extremely strict legislation. This requires that the waste at the end of processing, given its dangerous and / or potentially infectious nature, must be sterilized and disposed of.

For Chemical Empowering this is not enough as there is no sterilization system able to compete with the guaranteed inertization thanks to the temperatures of thousands of degrees released inside a plasma chamber: only using a plasma torch is there the mathematical certainty to eliminate any risk of pathogens spillage and, therefore, to be able to offer a total relief of responsibility for the operators involved.

Medical and / or hospital waste must be definitively inerted and, to date, the most economically sustainable and safer system, both for operators and for the environment and which, at the same time, ensures their definitive inertization and also allows recovery of parts of the elements that form them in the form of energy or chemicals is represented by plasma treatment.

Through the system developed by Chemical Empowering, the sanitary and / or hospital waste, at infectious and / or dangerous risk, is pre-treated in a vacuum environment by shredding and, once deprived of any liquids present, moved through hermetic augers, until to the grinding and placing first in the storage container and then in the real plasma chamber.

The ambient air in depression, as well as all liquids contained in the shredded medical and / or hospital waste, are introduced into the plasma torch without the possibility of leaks or spills.

From the torch, on the other hand, only lava that can be molded into objects of common use, and syngas with a very high level of purity will come out.

This system is not "cold", avoid incinerators and applies plasma technology for the final inertization of waste, thus also skipping the possible step of creating RDFs because they will be the syngas released by the organic component of medical waste and / or hospital to be subsequently and possibly used in the endothermic engine to produce electricity.

The syngas obtained from the treatment and introduced into the endothermic engines or into a turbine is, in its own right, to be considered a green energy as it derives from the synthesis of the syngas obtained from the treatment of organic waste using a plasma torch.

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn VK
  • Our embedded systems
    • Agricoltural empowering

      Our technologies are perfectly integrated within the agri-food chain.   Water purification Our treatment plant can take care of any agricultural liquid waste. Based on cavitation, it will work faster than traditional systems, will be extremely compact and will consume a small amount of energy.     Whey and washing water for dairies We are able to enhance the proteins still present in the milk whey and...

    • Brewing

      In the beer’s production, in the last decades there have been incredible improvements in the field of technology, chemistry and fermentation, but the basic principles still unchanged since the early beginning: so there aren’t been significant change in more than 5,500 years!

    • Dairy sector

      The whole system is controlled by a specially programmed PLC to minimize the need for human action. This will manage the timings, sensors and solenoid valves present. An APP allows remote control according to the dictates of industry 4.0.

    • Enhancement platform for asbestos and acids wastes

      Our approach philosophy is totally innovative and sees in waste not a problem to be tackled, but an opportunity to be seized. Our Enhancement Platform (Asbestos – Industrial acid wastes – concrete) was created to supply the need of asbestos elimination, once and for all.

    • Fresh desalted water

      The desalination of sea water is a process that occurs naturally on a large scale: the radiation from the sun gives energy to the oceanic surfaces, starting the distillation process which ends with condensation at low temperatures present at high altitudes.

    • Hospital waste inertization system

      The plant, module of BIOZIMMI system, is designed specifically for the treatment of medical and / or hospital waste and has been designed to offer maximum production capacity thanks to a high level of automation.

    • Olive oil production

      Using controlled hydrodynamic cavitation represents a trump card to reinforce the weak link in the continuous extraction process of extra virgin olive oil thanks to the effects induced within the olive oil paste.

    • Pasteurization

      The persistence of microbiological activity in food liquids is one of the critical aspects of the production processes, given the considerable risk of development not only of metabolites with negative impact on the organoleptic and qualitative properties, but above all for the potential release of compounds toxic to human health.

    • Plasma torch for fluids and solids

      This plant has been specifically designed for the treatment of aggressive and / or dangerous fluids and solids including medical and / or hospital waste and has been designed to offer maximum production capacity and guarantee maximum safety for operators thanks to a high level of automation.

    • Poultry manure

      With poultry manure we define the set of waste resulting from the breeding of poultry. Since this kind of manure is produced in large quantities, its disposal and / or use represents a topic of great importance for the whole human being: its correct disposal and / or use represents a social commitment.

    • Purity

      Are you ready for the new industrial revolution? Purity interacts with people through different man-machine protocols, intelligent interfaces and multi-utility workstations. Each unit can be equipped with a water purifier and water dispenser, provides internet connectivity, produces and acts as a hydrogen distributor, 3D printer, solar cooler, ultraviolet sterilization chamber, drone landing...

    • Sewage systems

      It is proved that many white water / urban wastewater treatment facilities built in past years are pretty or totally inadequate to support the growing level of population pressure.

    • WEEE recovery system

      The collection of electrical and electronic waste grows year by year all over the world, a clear sign that their management, from a marginal point of view, is taking on the contours of a serious problem due to the exponential increase in the materials to be disposed, often dangerous, components that can represent a real mine of precious metals.

    • Winemaking & spirits

      The effects of the cavitation treatment were studied to understand the distribution and size of particles and the rheological properties of red wine.

  • Products
    • Biodigestion

      The preparation of the substrate consists in obtaining the physical-chemical characteristics considered optimal for introduction into the biodigester.


      We are talking about an atypical industrial plant which, instead of polluting, will proceed to remove pollution and improve people’s lives.

    • Empowering Device

      Empowering Device has been fully conceived, developed and implemented by our team and is able to simultaneously manage different types of controlled cavitation, of which 5 of a different nature but which coexist harmoniously to the point that no significant vibrations are detected.

    • Gasification

      In nature there is no "waste", everything is recovered and put back into circulation in a virtuous cycle.

    • Mining

      The current evolution of mining passes thorough the abandonment of methods that are dangerous for man and the environment, such as the use of mercury and cyanides, to get to Borax, a modern and harmless method, which also allows a better yield in recovered gold.

    • Plasma

      For Plasma refers to a conductive gas, highly ionized. The torch or the non-transferred arc electrodes are capable of producing plasma at very high temperatures (the highest achieved in controlled industrial processes) and such as to cause thermochemical dissociation of what is being treated.

    • Soil washing

      Most of our specialists and technicians come from the Oil & Gas sector and, therefore, has been taught to everyone of them, since the early beginning, that any spillage in the soil must be avoided. This is not only for obvious environmental problems but also to avoid costly and annoying protests by environmental movements.

Smartly sustainability lovers