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End of life vehicles ELV

End of life vehicles (ELVs) are those vehicles that end their useful life or are abandoned and that have at least 4 wheels. They are for personal transport and must have, apart from the driver's seat, at most 8 seats for sit. They would also be those vehicles with more than 4 wheels that transport goods and that have a maximum mass of less than 3.5 tons. Also, those vehicles with 3 symmetrical wheels that have an engine with a displacement greater than 50 cubic cm that are internal combustion or designed and manufactured not to exceed a speed of 45 km / h, mopeds are excluded. They will only be considered waste once it is delivered to the authorized treatment center (CAT) for it to be decontaminated and the certificate of destruction is issued. These authorized centers are facilities authorized to carry out any operation necessary to treat end-of-life vehicles. Before treating them, they must be decontaminated. Treatment consists of dismantling, fragmentation or any other operation necessary to enable recycling, reuse, recovery or disposal of both vehicles and their parts and derived waste. Vehicle recycling is very important for the environment because it contains toxic waste and polluting liquids. In order to be able to recycle as much as possible, the vehicle must undergo a treatment so that it does not contaminate. The first step is carried out by the CAT centers since there the vehicle is discharged from the DGT, the parts that can be reused are decontaminated and removed. Recycling would have 5 main phases: Reception and verification of the vehicle: the authorized center must have a space to receive the vehicle. In this part of the process, the owner of the vehicle delivers it together with the necessary documentation to verify that there are no problems that may hinder its treatment. Decontamination: toxic and dangerous waste is removed and properly managed. Vehicle fluids and other hazardous components such as oils, fuel ... are removed. Scrapping or removal of components: once decontaminated, non-hazardous waste (glass, tires ...) and parts that are reusable (shock absorbers, batteries ...) are removed. Compaction: in this phase the vehicles are compacted Shredder: In this phase, the vehicles are shredded into small pieces. Light materials are separated by aspiration and ferrous metals by magnetic techniques. The remaining materials (metals, plastics ...) go through other processes until the necessary materials are obtained.

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