Flint-based scrap metal company to use new green technology for metal cutting

A local scrap metal company has entered into an agreement to use a new green technology for metal cutting.

RJ Torching Inc. of Flint has inked a deal with Florida-based MagneGas Corp. to use a special biofuel for its metal cutting operations.

The deal has the potential to create employment opportunities for people to operate the gasifier, which will be installed in the next few weeks, said John Pace, executive vice president of marketing for MagneGas Corp.

The gasifier uses liquid waste such as sewage, oil and sludge to create MagneGas using Plasma Arc Flow Through Technology.

Essentially, the liquid waste flows through an arc that is submerged and reaches temperatures of more than 7,000 degrees. The waste is gasified, becoming MagneGas, and is collected in a storage tank as it rises… Read more

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