scrap handling Articles

  • Cresswood Engineers ‘ever-new’ technology to handle the rigors of pallet scrap

    Grinding pallet scrap is not for the faint of heart. It’s actually one of the toughest mixes of material to grind in the forest products industry. Keeping this unique challenge in mind, Cresswood Shredding Machinery has developed its EVER-NEW technology to tackle the demands of pallet scrap grinding along with reducing costs of machine ownership, and operational headaches. Jack Cress, CEO ...

  • Raw material cycle: from chip to briquette to product - Case Study

    Thanks to their briquetting system from RUF Frischhut can redeploy production scrap and melt it again Ludwig Frischhut GmbH and Co. KG have closed the circle on their raw material cycle by utilising a briquetting press from RUF: cast chips produced during the machining of parts for water supply and sewage disposal are pressed to solid briquettes and then melted in the in-house foundry and ...

  • Don’t Scrap It, Strip It!

    Do you sell the insulated wires to a salvage yard every time when you have them?If so, you are deserting money for the value of bright copper wire is 4-5 times of insulated wires. Therefore, why do not star your own business with wire stripping machine?  Wire stripping machine ...

  • Titanium Scrap Metal Processing

    Background A world-class processor of titanium scrap had a wash system whose cleaning solution was becoming contaminated with both free floating unemulsified tramp oil and emulsified water soluble oil that was being washed off of titanium turnings. As the level of oil contamination increased over time in the wash solution, cleaning effectiveness diminished. The processor uses a metric, ...

  • Municipal waste management & handling

    Several MSW management practices, such as source reduction, recycling, and composting, prevent or divert materials from the wastestream. Source reduction involves altering the design, manufacture, or use of products and materials to reduce the amount and toxicity of what gets thrown away. Recycling diverts items, such as paper, glass, plastic, and metals, from the wastestream. These materials are ...


    By Jindal power ltd.

  • Scrap old approaches to conveying material

    (From The Fabricator) Carefully designed scrap removal systems increase machine efficiency To get the most from high productivity equipment, manufacturers must move parts and Scrap efficiently and reliably. This makes conveyance equipment an essential consideration.  In fact, the right combination of conveyance and feeder equipment can mean the difference between breakdowns and ...


    By Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd

  • Compostable Products And Postconsumer Food Scraps

    “Death of Composting” read the title of a blog posted in June by Ayr Muir, founder and CEO of Clover Food Lab, a restaurant group in Boston, Massachusetts. Startling, to say the least, and certainly compelling to read. Muir’s blog described how Clover Food Lab, a Boston restaurant company, moved to 100 percent compostable products in 2010: “I’d spent 18 months trying ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Funding Innovative Uses For Scrap Tires

    Many States are cleaning up their stockpiles of scrap tires, but more roll in every day. According to the industry, each person in the United States generates one used tire annually. A number of states like North Carolina and Illinois are providing grants to stimulate markets for products made from scrap tire rubber, while states like Texas and New York are developing new civil engineering ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Waste paper handling – chuck the gaylord

    THE NICEST thing about Gaylord boxes...well, there are many. They cost next to nothing. Relative to the other beasts in your shop, they take up hardly any room. You don’t have to plug them in, so they don’t boost your electric bill. Yes, it’s high time the Gaylord got its due. Besides, in an economy like the one we’re still experiencing—and considering the George Washington hand-holding that’s ...


  • Car and e-scrap recycling: the Chinese experience

    In late November, more than 220 delegates met in China for the World Recycling - Shanghai congress organised by Switzerland-based ICM. Among other issues, the focus fell on latest trends in car and electronics scrap recycling within China itself. Several speakers emphasised that much remains to be done to bring the country into line with standards adopted in other parts of the world. Tighter ...


    By Recycling International

  • How to Start the Scrap Metal Recycling Business

    Are you looking for ways to start a scrap metal recycling business? Do you want to know what to prepare? With so many people becoming eco-conscious, it is quite profitable to open your own scrap metal business. So next let’s learn about the related know-how. 1. Learn about the market. The scrap business is viable in your geographical location, right? How many are ...

  • Zero landfill option for baling wire scrap

    Let’s face it, times are tough; and tough times call for a new way of thinking. The buzz of zero landfill is growing, but with the current state of the economy, it’s difficult to afford capital equipment that can help achieve a company’s recycling goals. As a result, Sweed looked for an option that would allow companies to recycle their scrap wire and get the best value for ...


    By Sweed Machinery, Inc.

  • Pre-shredders from Erdwich reduce efficient Electronic-scrap

    The handling of electrical appliances has changed drastically over the past 20 years: Nowadays, a defect appliance is replaced rather than repaired. According to United Nations' estimates, 40 million tonnes of electrical and electronic scrap is produced per year worldwide, which will be doubled by 2025. Valuable resources such as steel, nonferrous metals, plastic materials etc. can be recovered ...

  • Identification and control of safety and health hazards in metal scrap recycling

    The audience for this guide is anyone who works in the metal scrap recycling industry—employers, employees, safety professionals, and industrial hygienists—should read this publication. This guide can help you identify and manage the hazards associated with exposure to various metals and processing chemicals and with related processes and equipment used in metal scrap recycling operations. Why is ...

  • The true value of magnetic separators and metal detectors in bulk handling

    Introduction The purpose of a bulk material handling may be to transport material from one of several locations to an ultimate destination or to process material such as ore in concentrating and smelting or handling materials for manufacturing. The handling of dry materials in loose bulk form involved the extensive use of static machinery such as belt conveyors, screw conveyors, and various ...


    By Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd

  • The Daily Grind: Scrap from panel saws is conveyed under production floor to grinder

    Cabinet manufacturing giant KraftMaid Cabinetry, Inc. in Middlefield, Ohio, engineered a material handling solution that has not only resulted in labor savings, but has also increased production efficiency and proved to ...


  • Pre-shredders from Erdwich reduce up to eight tonnes of electrical and electronic scrap per hour using two drives, each with a power of 40,000 Nm

    The handling of electrical appliances has changed drastically over the past 20 years: Nowadays, a defect appliance is replaced rather than repaired. According to United Nations' estimates, 40 million tonnes of electrical and electronic scrap is produced per year worldwide, which will be doubled by 2025. Valuable resources such as steel, nonferrous metals, plastic materials etc. can be recovered ...

  • Recent Technical Advances in Recycling of Scrap Polyurethane Foam as Finely Ground Powder in Flexible Foam, presented to the Polyurethane Foam Association, May 2000.

    Although the feasibility of using finely ground foam as filler in new foam has been previously demonstrated, the economics of the process have been poor because of high grinding costs. Recently commercialized advances in noncryogenic grinding technology have provided a cost-effective method for producing fine powders from scrap polyurethane foam. Powder with a maximum particle size of 125 mm can ...


    By Mobius Technologies

  • Slitter trim chopper

    Sweed Quietly Making Slitter Line History Scrap winders, while requiring the lowest capital investment for a scrap handling system, have many disadvantages that impact the productivity of the slitting line and the safety of the line operators. Scrap winders also have limitations as to the scrap conditions they can handle. For instance, at the start of every coil processed, the scrap ...


    By Sweed Machinery, Inc.

  • Point of generation chopping

    Pressure to reduce costs and the ups and (recent) downs of the economy are forcing manufacturers in all industries to implement lean manufacturing principles, a process designed to reduce costs while delivering high quality products within a shorter lead-time. Lean manufacturing principles can also help reduce the waste that costs small and large companies thousands of dollars each year. Sweed ...


    By Sweed Machinery, Inc.

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