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  • Shredding of Polyethylene

    During last month of April SatrindTech S.r.l. has supplied in Poland, one of its more versatile shredder: model 2R 20/150, for shredding polyethylene. ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • 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

  • UNTHA – specialists in RDF and SRF shredding

    Prevention of waste at source is obviously the preferable scenario, but for as long as households continue to fill their bins with rubbish, for as long as companies dismiss the duty they have to reduce the waste they produce, and for as long as countries continue to burn fossil fuels for energy, nations must look at smarter ways to utilise their waste. Companies involved in the engineering and ...

  • SSI Shredding Systems: A Global Leader

    SSI recently won the “Mayor’s Global Leader” award during World Trade Week hosted by the Oregon Consular Corps. The annual event recognizes companies that make significant contributions to Oregon’s economy through involvement in international trade. The “Global Leader” award recognizes SSI’s growing international business, effective approach to ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • Recycling copper requires torque and shredding teeth

    Copper has been recycled ever since ancient times. It is said that the Colossus of Rhodes was made of copper, but unfortunately it was recycled and used to make other copper objects. However, it was easier for the ancient recyclers to re-use copper– you could just melt it. These days, recycling copper is much more complicated, as the precious metal is often encased in plastics or other ...


    By Tana Oy

  • 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

  • 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

  • Determination of the thermal conductivity of shredded tyres by utilising a hot plate apparatus

    This paper presents the study of thermal conductivity of shredded tyre at varying temperature gradient. To accomplish this objective, laboratory tests have been conducted to determine the heat transfer properties of the materials that compose tyres (i.e., tyre rubber and wires) by using a hot-plate apparatus. A hot plate was adopted by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) as a ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Get better tire shred quality with less expenses - Case Study

    Rubber waste originated from car and truck tyres is almost equal in heat value as gasoil and even 25% more effective than coal. There are extremely high quality requirements for the rubber waste used in the burning process at power plants. The particle size needs to be homogenous and no remnants of metal wires are tolerated in the furnace. Quality issues in particle size as well as ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Customised shredding solution in Poland’s West Pomeranian Voivodeship waste-to-energy plant

    Industrial shredder for MSW and bulky waste meets recent European regulations on recycling and waste-to-energy. Waste management is one of society’s major issues. The issue is complex. The way in which it is tackled depends on our mentality as ordinary citizens and the political approach, which has not always proved strong enough to deal with the problem.  SatrindTech does not deal ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • Lindner-Recyclingtech’s Micromat 2000 Shreds confidential information beyond recognition - Case Study

    To destroy confidential documents, most of them containing personal, medical or financial data, Russell Richardson, a leading UK company in the field of secure document management, has been operating a Lindner Micromat 2000 single-shaft shredder since 2015, which complies with the specifications for the destruction of confidential and secret data (security level 3 – 5, DIN 66399-2). Because ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • Tire Shredders: An Introduction

    How Does a Tire Shredding Machine Work? Tire shredding is a very common way of preparing scrap tires for disposal or recycle. In order to dispose of tires in a landfill, they must be shredded to various sized chips. The size required depends on the state or area you live in. Tire shredding is also used for recycling tires; crumb tire or tire mulch can be reused to create surfaces on ...


    By ECO Green Equipment

  • AXO Shredders Case Studies - USA

    Like many Mobile Shredding business owners Mike Brechtelsauer of Absolute Shreds, Michigan, was interested in achieving greater throughput, which would ultimately contribute to a more efficient Mobile Shredding service. The machinery alternatives presented were numerous however; the AXO WM 608 model surpassed the rest in terms of quality, reliability and its overall effect on throughput. Mr. ...


    By AXO Shredders Ltd

  • Case Study: USA

    Like many Mobile Shredding business owners Mike Brechtelsauer of Absolute Shreds, Michigan, was interested in achieving greater throughput, which would ultimately contribute to a more efficient Mobile Shredding service. The machinery alternatives presented were numerous however; the AXO WM 608 model surpassed the rest in terms of quality, reliability and its overall effect on throughput. Mr. ...


    By Alpine Shredders Limited

  • Transportable Waste Reduction Technology

    Several recent technological innovations have found their way onto Transportable Shredding Systems manufactured by Shred-Tech Inc. Reduction engineers have worked for years to find the right combination of knife material toughness, resistance to abrasive wear and shock load deformation. Shred-Tech’s engineers have found the right combination, which employs state of the art alloy plate and ...


    By Shred-Tech Corp.

  • Things to know about shredder sizing

    The right sized shredder is important. As shredder sales, they will, as a rule, recommend a shredder that ...

  • Puzzled by problematic waste such as tires, mattresses or ragger wire?

    From left to right: Shredded ragger wire, end-of-life tires, mattresses As waste management professionals, we are constantly facing the challenge of how to process problematic waste types. Tana Oy has a cost-efficient solution to offer for turning such waste streams into value. Shredding materials both minimizes ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Material pollution in waste paper recycling

    A special shredding plant works in continuous operation and can be serviced without long downtimes Who removes the plastic rings from the empty writing pad or tears the plastic off the chocolate Advent calendar before disposing of it? Certainly not all of us. In this way, foreign materials and impurities find their way into the waste paper and these have to be removed during the recycling ...

  • Mobile shredder to take centre stage at IFAT 2016

    The pioneering new UNTHA XR mobil-e hit the headlines in February when it was launched by the Austrian-owned shredding specialists. With the same design features as the internationally acclaimed static XR, which ...

  • 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

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