Essential information for end of life vehicle dismantling, depollution and recycling

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Dismantling Systems

Auto Dismantling System

The Builtrite Auto Dismantling System is marketed in th UK and Ireland by Overton Dismantling. It is designed to quickly and efficiently dismantle autos. Hold Down Arms are mounted directly to the excavator’s main frame and include a pair of large bore, high pressure cylinders, capable of applying enough force to crush and hold the auto in place. They operate off of the undercarriage drive circuit. 

The Auto Dismantling Grapple features a wide opening, 360º continuous rotation while the dexterity of the jaws allow the operator to perform even the most precise maneuvers, making easy and quick work of pulling engines, radiators, wiring harnesses, heater cores, etc. Made from highly durable material, this tool is designed for long life and minimal maintenance.

SAS Forks Scorpion

SAS Forks Scorpion dismantling system let's you process elv's in less than 60 seconds, pull out engines and transmissions in 30 seconds and can give you up to 30% more revenue by separating non ferrous metals metals from vehicles. 

The Scorpion gives up to 80% more visibility with a direct line of site from the operator's window through the forks and offers a cycle time of less than 15 seconds from park to full extension. The machine is built for long life and you can replace blades in 3 hours or less. 

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Owain Griffiths

Owain Griffiths

Head of Circular Economy at Volvo Cars

Owain joined Volvo Cars in June 2021 to lead Circular Economy in the Global Sustainability Team. The company has committed to being a circular business by 2040 and has financial, recycled content and CO2 based targets for 2025, all of which Owain is working across the company to make happen. Owain previously worked for circular economy consultancy Oakdene Hollins where he advised businesses on evidence led circular economy implementation. 

Turning into a circular business and the importance of vehicle reuse and recycling.

The presentation will cover the work Volvo Cars is doing to achieve 2025 but mainly focus on the transformational work towards 2040 and the business and value chain changes being considered. Attention will be paid to the way vehicles are being dealt with at the end of life and the complexities of closing material and component loops. Opportunities and challenges which Volvo Cars is facing will be presented including engagement with 3rd parties and increasing pressure from stakeholders.

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e2e Total Loss Vehicle Management [e2e] is the UK’s only salvage and automotive recycling network with nationwide, environmentally compliant sites delivering performance resilience and service reliability to the insurance and fleet markets.  The network’s online salvage auction drives strong salvage resale values and faster sales.  e2e’s salvage clients have access to the network’s stocks of over 5 million quality graded, warranty assured reclaimed parts. 

The power of the network model means e2e has the ability to influence industry standards and is committed to continually raising the bar whilst redefining the role and perceived value of the salvage operator.  Network members adhere to robust service level agreements, against which they are audited, in order to ensure performance consistency and a market leading customer experience.  

The salvage and recycling operating environment is evolving rapidly, and e2e is anticipating, listening and responding to changing market needs.  Regulatory compliance, ESG, reclaimed parts, customer experience, EVs, new vehicle technologies, data and reputation risk are just some of many considerations linked to the procurement of salvage services.  e2e will drive further added value to clients and members through the adoption and application of emerging technologies, continuing to differentiate its proposition and position salvage services as a professional partnership. 

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