Amalgam capture and recycling are critical in dentistry to prevent environmental contamination by mercury, a toxic substance that can harm human health and the ecosystem.

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NXT® Hg5 Amalgam Separator

Featuring top-tier technology, the NXT Hg5 represents the gold standard in amalgam separation for your office. Our signature separator—the NXT Hg5—comes in several sizes to fit the needs of your practice.


Accommodates up to 10 operatories

Functional with all wet and dry vacuums

Simple mail-back recycling program

Collection Container
NXT Hg5 Recycle Kit

Collection container is replaced when solids reach the full line, or every 12 months, whichever occurs first

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PWS Amalgam Bucket
Amalgam Buckets

Meets all requirements of the EPA Dental Rule

DOT/EPA-approved for storage and shipping

"Solmetex is the only company that provides turnkey amalgam collection, disposal and recycling - all included in the price, with superior support to keep our DSO in Compliance."

Kathleen Bell Szabo, RDH
Waltham, MA

Solmetex understands that a dental practice is more than the sum of its parts.

At the heart of this system lies water, the vital element that connects nearly every aspect of your practice.

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