shredder rotor Articles

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • Have you ever suffered from a jammed waste shredder?

    If you have, then you know how time-consuming and irritating it is to sort out the jam. Not to mention the money that goes to the drain for every minute your process is down. Jamming usually occurs when you shred long materials, such as packaging or construction waste. These waste fractions often include long pieces of plastic and fibre fabrics that really love getting wrapped around your rotor. ...


    By Tana Oy

  • New single-shaft waste shredder set to take UK by storm

    Riverside Waste Machinery – one of the country’s leading providers of waste balers and shredders – is set to take the waste management industry by storm this summer when it introduces a powerful new innovation in single-shaft engineering to the UK marketplace. Hot on the heels of the successful TR launch ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Innovation and Investment Key to Success for Yorwaste (Waste shredder case study)

    With the opening of its new Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) facility at the end of 2012, waste and recycling company Yorwaste is supporting a step-change within the UK waste industry with a shift in focus from waste processing to profitable fuel production. It is widely acknowledged that the UK must do more to reduce its landfill contributions and instead harness energy from waste – developing ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Energy from old carpets case study

    A leading recycler of old carpets and textiles has recently successfully commissioned a WEIMA Spider 1500 shredder in the United Kingdom. The through-put was increased 46 per cent compared with the previous shredding installation. The medium-sized family business in southern England can look back on 35 years of company history. It has always concentrated on the industrial recycling of fibres ...


    By WEIMA

  • Highly recommended case study

    Füllgraf GmbH & Co. Möbelwerkstätten und Küchenstudio KG with its registered office in Bad Arolsen is self sufficient – at least when it comes to heating its production hall and the adjacent exhibition rooms together with the administrative offices. The company with its over 60 years of history uses the WL 4 single-shaft shredder from WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH of ...


    By WEIMA

  • Cement production in the land of the Pharaohs case study

    LaFarge, worldwide-leading building materials producer with its head office in Paris has successfully installed a WEIMA PowerLine 3000 shredder in the cement works in El Sokna (Egypt) and commissioned this for processing secondary fuels. In the searing heat and surrounded by desert dust, the flexible and universal shredder shreds around 13 tons of material (mainly domestic and municipal waste ...


    By WEIMA

  • Tissue manufacturer uses WEIMA machinery to utilize waste and increase profits case study

    Nestled in the rolling hills of North Carolina (USA) is a tissue manufacturing plant that will take your breath away at first glance. This state-of-the-art facility is over one million square feet and operates around the clock producing large quantities of tissue and paper towels. This particular plant prides itself in being safe, profitable, and environmentally friendly. In order to reach these ...


    By WEIMA

  • Tissue Manufacturer Uses WEIMA Machinery to utilize waste and increase profits case study

    Nestled in the rolling hills of North Carolina (USA) is a tissue manufacturing plant that will take your breath away at first glance. This state-of-the-art facility is over one million square feet and operates around the clock producing large quantities of tissue and paper towels. This particular plant prides itself in being safe, profitable, and environmentally friendly. In order to reach these ...


    By WEIMA

  • Quality means money in shredding C&D and Industrial waste for RDF production

    A typical challenge in turning Construction and Demolition waste (C&D) and Industrial waste into high grade Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF) is that elastic and stringy materials wrap around the rotor of the shredder. This causes hours of maintenance downtime weekly and has immediate effect on productivity. When using TANA Shark this has not been an issue for our customer Ekokem-TSJ Yrityspalvelut ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Paper waste as far as the eye can reach - Case Study

    On the outskirts of Nashville, there’s a plant that’s making the most out of printing waste. Combined Resources is a paper recycler that encourages companies to “save money while reducing their carbon footprint.” For this reason, it makes a lot of sense that they own a WEIMA shredder. When you enter the plant, you’ll immediately see an enormous, red WEIMA WLK 18 ...


    By WEIMA

  • CANDI Plastic opts for new QR-class for material recycling

    First real-life application for the UNTHA QR-class: In July this year, CANDI Plastic Recycling began using a QR1700 shredder for ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Waste shredding protects resources in Indonesia - Case Study

    Cement production is among the core activities of building materials supplier Holcim. Holcim Ltd. can boast the most expansive geographical action radius in the global cements industry thanks to its subsidiaries in over 70 countries on all five continents. Recently, the company successfully inaugurated a modern recycling center in collaboration with its environmental technology partner Geocycle ...


    By WEIMA

  • IBC container shredding in Manchester case study

    The Manchester (England)-based company Reckon Packaging Limited is a leading manufacturer of HDPE synthetic containers in the United Kingdom. A WLK 15 shredder from WEIMA was recently commissioned there. The aim was to efficiently shred and recycle IBCs that could not be reused. Industrial Bulk Containers (IBCs) are used mainly in the chemical, food and pharmaceutics industries. Recon Packaging ...


    By WEIMA

  • Automatic waste wood processing in the production of kitchen worktops case study

    Nolte Küchen GmbH & Co.KG, an established kitchen manufacturer with its registered office in Löhne has commissioned a new production plant for the manufacture of kitchen worktops at their location in Melle early in 2008.The company uses shredders from WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH in Ilsfeld for processing waste wood accumulating from the manufacturing process in the highly-automated ...


    By WEIMA

  • Paper resizing for baling

    The Wesendrup-AVU-Recycling GmbH & Co., Wetter/Germany, operate a processing plant for waste paper where residual substances from newspaper facilities and companies in the paper-converting industry are pressed into uniform bales and conditioned for the further processing. The heart and essential item of this ultra-modern processing plant is the single-rotor shredder type WLK 18 Super-Jumbo of ...


  • Shredding at sea case study

    The 'Solitaire'of theAllseas Group is the world’s largest and most modern offshore pipe-laying ship. It helps to lay an average of five kilometres of underwater pipeline every day. Synthetic end caps accumulating as waste will be shredded by a WLK 10 shredder from WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH while still on the ship in order to sell the valuable raw material once on land. The 368 m long and 40 ...


    By WEIMA

  • `A real blockbuster`

    Recycling experts among themselves. Whenever UNTHA distributes invites to a live demonstration of one of its product innovations, industry experts are eager to accept. Most recently, attendees were bravely encouraged to: "Test the best!" The location: .A.S.A. Abfall Service AG in Himberg/Lower Austria; the focal point: The revolutionary new UNTHA Shredder ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

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