scrap handling equipment 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Size Reduction Equipment Review

    Untitled Document LAST YEAR, BioCycle was approached by CalRecovery, Inc. - a ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Easy upgrade of cable recycling equipment

    The family-owned company Metallurgica Vigevanese S.R.L. is one of the largest and most important recyclers of cable in Italy. In 2003, the Azzini family acquired their first Eldan Recycling plant. Since then business has been very good, and they found themselves facing a pleasant problem; they needed to upgrade their plant - in both quality and capacity. At the end of 2010 they took the decision ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • An equipment leasing option that works for you

    The economic climate of the last several years has caused many business owners and municipalities to pay closer attention to how they fund needed equipment acquisitions. Matching payments to cash flows has become critical and the concept of using equipment financing or leasing to allow equipment to “pay for itself” has gained widespread acceptance. The tools available to a business ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • Sweed machinery attends ISRI

    Sweed Machinery is attending the annual ISRI convention at the Mandalay Bay Casino and Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada this year! The ISRI convention provides professionals in the scrap industry an opportunity to network and gather the latest news and trends available for scrap recyclers. With their line of scrap choppers, shears, and wire and cable separation systems, Sweed helps scrap recyclers ...


    By Sweed Machinery, Inc.

  • Three way partnership

    Scrap Producers—Scrap Dealers—Sweed Machinery 1. Scrap Producers Storing unwanted scrap for even a short time takes up valuable manufacturing space that could be used for production. For example, loose banding that customarily fills up a 30-yard dump box needing 160 square feet of plant space can normally fit into two 55-gallon drums after its chopped. ...


    By Sweed Machinery, Inc.

  • WEIMA America introduces the TH seris briquette press to the paper market

    WEIMA America is a leader in size reduction technologies which includes both shredding and briquetting equipment. The briquette press has become increasingly popular to compact shredded paper as well as paper dust. In a printing operation a lot of dust is generated from trim scrap and sheeters which is often messy and hard to handle. The press has the ability to compact this dust into briquettes ...


  • In a down economy

    Look to Recycling and Safety to Save Sweed Choppers can turn scrap bands into profits. For nearly 50 years, Sweed Machinery has been designing and manufacturing recycling equipment to help companies control their scrap problems. “We design machinery to meet existing needs and develop custom modifications for individual customers” said Cory Graper, Sweed’s sales manager. ...


    By Sweed Machinery, Inc.

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