plastic shredder Articles

  • Plastics Recycler Increases Capacity with WEIMA Shredder

    Aqua Plastics, Inc., a plastic recycler located in Hickory, North Carolina, integrated a WEIMA WL(K) 15 into their recycling line in 2006. Since then, they have experienced the benefits of a high-quality shredder that can process a wide variety of plastic scrap in large volumes. A WEIMA WL(K) 15 shredder was installed at the front of the recycling line from the beginning. It wasn’t until ...


  • Recycling Options for Mixed Plastics in Automotive Shredder Residues

    Waste production (ASR) from shredding of automobiles is a major global problem. The current method of disposal via landfilling is unacceptable due to environmental concerns and high cost. This project focuses on the evaluation of competing technologies for recycling automotive shredder residues and in helping solve this industrial problem by analyzing feasible solutions for implementation. The ...


  • Plastics recycler increases capacity with WEIMA shredder case study

    Aqua Plastics, Inc., a plastic recycler located in Hickory, North Carolina, integrated a WEIMA WL(K) 15 into their recycling line in 2006. Since then, they have experienced the benefits of a high-quality shredder that can process a wide variety of plastic scrap in large volumes. A WEIMA WL(K) 15 shredder was installed at the front of the recycling line from the beginning. It wasn’t until ...


    By WEIMA

  • Shredder Types - Single shaft shredder

    Shredder can be equipped with different types of cutting systems: single-shaft, two-shaft, three-shaft and four-shaft cutting systems. These shredders are all slow-speed systems, in contrast to hammer mills which are generally high-speed systems. ...


    By Harden Industries Ltd.

  • Shredder Types - Two shaft shredder

    Shredder can be equipped with different types of cutting systems: single-shaft, two-shaft, three-shaft and four-shaft cutting systems. These shredders are all slow-speed systems, in contrast to hammer mills which ...


    By Harden Industries Ltd.

  • Plastic Recycling Facts

    Plastic recycling is the process of recovering scrap or waste plastics and reprocessing the material into useful productsAccording to the Beverage Marketing Corp, the average American consumed 1.6 gallons of bottled water in 1976. In 2006, that number jumped to 28.3 gallons. Below list some ...


    By Harden Industries Ltd.

  • Plastic Recycling Process

    Plastic recycling is the process of recovering scrap or waste plastics and reprocessing the material into useful products, sometimes completely different in form from their ...


    By Harden Industries Ltd.

  • Plastics Separation In Compost

    Operators say their number one contamination problem is plastic small, large and in-between - in the compost feedstock and thus in the end product. New study and equipment offer some excellent solutions. An air separation unit from Hawker Corp. is attached to the outfeed conveyor of a screen. Plastic is collected in a tube sock (inset) attached to the fan assembly. PRESSURE in Europe to increase ...

  • Dual Shaft Shredder

    ¡Dual shaft shredder for plastics/rubber scrap or other solid waste recycling. Harden double shaft shredder are being used for the recycling of plastic film, woven sacks, plastic drums, used computer and office machines, as well as wooden pallets. Harden Industries also supplies custom made ...


    By Harden Industries Ltd.

  • Plastics Separation in Compost

    Untitled Document Operators say their number one contamination problem is plastic - small, large and in-between - in the compost ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • The WEIMA E-Rotor shredder

    WEIMA America has introduced the new “E-Rotor” WLK shredder.  The purpose of the new rotor is specifically for the recycling of film and fibrous materials.  This includes the historically tough to shred woven and non-woven fibers.  The design has also eliminated wrapping issues with thin gauge films & fibers which sometimes occurs with other rotor designs.  One of the ...


  • Separation of Nylon 66 (PA 66) From Automotive Shredder Residue (ASR) Plastics by Flotation

    Plastics are the most valuable component of the automotive shredder residue (ASR) waste material making up 30% of the total weight. One promising separation technique, which is able to selectively recover the plastics from ASR, is flotation. It has been demonstrated for a synthetic PA66/ABS/PC system that nylon 66 (PA 66) can be selectively separated by caustic treatment and addition of alcohol ...


  • Recycling of Pre-consumer Plastic Film

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    By Shred-Tech Corp.

  • Action Recycling-Milwaukee Plastic Sorting case study

    Customer Action Recyclers is a rapidly growing recycling company in Milwaukee which was founded in 2005. The company now employs    more than 30 employees and owns several recycling centres. Requirements PET and PE are to be recycled from a mixed fraction (60% PE/PET and 40% other materials such as other plastics, wood, paper, etc) with a grain size ...

  • Plastic Recycling in beautiful South Carolina case study

    Palmetto Synthetics currently manages multiple production lines at their Kingstree, South Carolina facility. With their in-house equipment, Palmetto Synthetics has the capability to produce specialty fibers from 1.5 to 2000 denier with greater efficiency and consistency. Having such specialized equipment enables Palmetto Synthetics the opportunity to custom design the right fiber type, right ...


    By WEIMA

  • UNTHA launches new Heavy-Duty Shredder

    UNTHA shredding technology expands its product portfolio and rolls out the new VR series, a heavy-duty shredder, specifically developed for tough requirements in the wood recycling, plastics and paper recycling industry. With this new series, the renowned reliability of UNTHA products takes on a new dimension and ensures trouble-free ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Tana’s shredder treatment doubled the value of recycled material

    The purpose of Tana’s customer’s business is to minimize the amount of waste deposited in landfills, help keeping the environment clean and save non-renewable natural resources. The customer was looking for a shredder that could shred most of the waste fractions they received: industrial and commercial waste, construction and demolition wood, pieces of furniture and different kinds of ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Shredder for solid and thick-walled profiles and pipes

    NEUE HERBOLD Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH, Sinsheim, (www.neue-herbold.com), extends their machinery range by a new 4-shaft shredder with force feeding system. The 4-shaft shredder type HZR 1300/4 is able to size-reduce solid chunks and start-up lumps, as well as thick-walled profiles and pipes up to a diameter of 1200 mm x 1200 mm and up to a length of 6000 mm. The size ...

  • Holcim: SRF production with UNTHA shredders in Vietnam

    Work is underway to commission a Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) manufacturing plant in Vietnam, for one of the world’s leading cement and aggregates specialists, Holcim. The plant will process solid footwear production waste from the country’s main shoe factory, to create a fossil fuel substitute that will power Holcim’s local cement kiln calciner. Following a global ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Getting to know the UNTHA VR series shredder

    After 40 years in the industry, many organisations would find it difficult to maintain an innovative edge. Yet renowned for pioneering developments within the shredding technology marketplace, UNTHA has managed to continuously design and manufacture new and exciting machinery throughout the decades. The key driving force behind the invention of all UNTHA shredders is, ‘what do clients ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

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