Dr Tim Johnson

Tetronics International

A technical director with a plasma and engineering focus particularly in the areas of waste reuse/recovery and clean heating. Tim obtained a PhD from the University of Birmingham in 1990 before spending eight years as a research fellow operating and coordinating the work of the university’s large plasma melting facility. Since joining Tetronics, he has focused on technology development and the delivery of commercial plants. Tim is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and author of over 100 published papers.

dont miss

Recovery of Precious Metals from E-Waste using Clean Plasma Technology

Dr Tim Johnson will discuss the benefits of plasma technology as a clean solution for recovering valuable precious metals from the world’s fastest growing waste stream – e Waste.

The heat and ultra-violet light properties of plasma technology are perfect for smelting and preferentially separating the precious metals contained with the electronics waste, whilst also destroying any hazardous elements. The remaining waste material is then vitrified into resalable building product called Plasmarok®.

EVEN MORE SEMINARS

  • Andy Kyle: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Andy Kyle - The Application of Treatment Technologies in the Real World.

  • Tony Thompson: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Tony Thompson - After Grenfell – the renewed need for emergency preparedness

  • Michael Nicholas: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Michael Nicholas - Drones and the latest developments in digital ground modelling and visualisation

  • Stephen Platkiw: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Stephen Platkiw - Asbestos Management - Communication between all Parties

  • Chris Bishop: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Chris Bishop - What is asbestos?