Centralsjukhuset Karlstad

Centralsjukhuset Karlstad
Project executed by
Envac Scandinavia AB
Similar projects
Gävle Sjukhus
Project status
Sweden / Hospital

Centralsjukhuset Karlstad and Automated waste and linen collection

  • First system start up 1978
  • Automation system updated in 2000
  • System expanded with new hospital building 1 and 2 in 2010
  • Waste collection station upgraded in 2011


Note regarding inlets and pipes

The number of inlets is 14 for the general waste and 14 for linen. The total lenght of the transportation pipes is 1200 m for the general waste and 1200 m for the linen.

Basic project information
In operation since1978
Project completed1978
Basic system data
Type of systemStationary Vacuum System
System subtypeSVS 500
Application areaHospital
Design capacity560 beds
Area size145 000 m2
Number of fractions2
Number of inlets14
Total metres of pipe1200
Type of wasteGeneral waste / Rest, Linen