Recycling instructions - HMT370EX

HMT370EX User Guide

Document code
M212305EN
Revision
B
Language
English
Product
HMT370EX
Document type
User guide

These recycling instructions guide you on the end-of-life treatment of this Vaisala product. As waste regulations and infrastructure vary in each country, these instructions only indicate the different components to be separated and common ways to handle them. Always follow local requirements when disposing of the product. Vaisala encourages to use the best available recycling practices to minimize related environmental impacts.

Vaisala is committed to meeting the requirements of the EU Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive. This directive aims to minimize the impact of electrical and electronic goods on the environment, by increasing reuse and recycling, and reducing the amount of WEEE going to landfill. This symbol indicates that the product should be collected separately from other waste streams and treated appropriately.

HMT370EX series transmitters and probes have metal and plastic parts that can be removed for recycling. The gasket of the transmitter body is made of silicone. With the transmitter model with no display, the transmitter body can be recycled as metal after removing the detachable electronics. With the LCD display model, the transmitter body must be disposed of as electrical and electronic waste.

Recycling instructions for transmitters with no display

Figure 1. Recyclable and non-recyclable parts in transmitters with no display
  • Probe body and probe head: dispose of as electrical and electronic waste.
  • Transmitter component board, flat cable, and inside cover: remove metal screws and dispose of as electrical and electronic waste.
  • Transmitter body and screws: recycle as metal.
  • Service port and lead-through plugs: recycle as plastic.
  • Transmitter cover gasket: dispose of or recycle as silicone according to local regulations.
Figure 2. Recyclable and non-recyclable parts in transmitters with no display after disposing of electronics and probe
The transmitter body and screws can be recycled as metal after the electronics have been removed. Remove the wall pads on the bottom of the transmitter before recycling.

Recycling instructions for transmitters with display

Figure 3. Recyclable and non-recyclable parts in transmitters with display
  • Probe body and probe head: dispose of as electrical and electronic waste.
  • Transmitter body, component board, flat cable, and inside cover: remove metal screws and dispose of as electrical and electronic waste.
  • Service port and lead-through plugs: recycle as plastic.
  • Transmitter cover gasket: dispose of or recycle as silicone according to local regulations.
Figure 4. Recyclable and non-recyclable parts in transmitters with display after disposing of electrical and electronic waste