MSW Incinerator

​Howden recognizes that your ash handling applications require the most efficient, reliable systems 24/7. Our goal is to maximize plant flexibility, and increase plant uptime while minimizing operation costs. Howden has been providing dependable solutions to ash handling challenges for more than 35 years. As your partner in the power industry, Howden offers robust designs, strong project management and manufacturing experience, and a global network for aftermarket service and parts

Key Features

  • ​​​Our plunger ash extractors are specifically designed to handle anything discharged from the grate including oversized bulky/steel objects in the waste stream. In addition, they de-water ash to 15-20% moisture content, reducing transportation costs and landfill disposal fees. Highly reliable design and abrasion resistant construction results in reduced maintenance costs and improved unit availability.


  • Howden is a leading supplier of Plunger Ash Extractors, used exclusively on refuse fired boilers to collect, quench, and dewater ash discharged from burning grates.


  • ​​Municipal solid waste fired boilers.
  • ​​Refuse-derived fuel boilers.

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Nick 141 885 7500

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Parts & Service

Lifetime Support

Our lifelong aftercare service will supply original replacement parts, support you with maintenance and installation, and even train your own engineers in maintenance techniques. We keep detailed plant records almost indefinitely, and regularly supply spare parts for machinery over 50 years old.