automotive shredder News

  • Volume reduction strategy reaps cost, space and environmental savings for automotive firm

    Sanoh UK Manufacturing has invested in new shredding technology that will pay for itself in less than 18 months, due to the cost savings it will achieve for the wider business. The company invested in an UNTHA RS40 shredder to tackle the surplus metal it generates during the production of brake and fuel pipes for the automotive industry. These component parts must be formed into specific shapes ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Automotive designers urged to consider ‘simpler’ materials for future vehicle recyclability

    Automotive engineers and manufacturers should consider ‘simpler’ materials over high-performance composites at the initial design stage so that new motor vehicles can be more readily recycled at the end of their lives, urges a leading UK-based plastics recycler. With no currently viable recycling routes for many of the recently developed materials used in modern lightweight vehicles, ...


    By Axion Group

  • F1315 reconditional industrial shredder available now!

    We have available a 2-shaft shredder F15HP series mod. F 1315 with shaft central supports. Equipped with a 11 kW electric motor, blades mix 1 hook high and radial hook, coupled, 24 mm thickness. Shredding chamber: 1,268 x 620 mm. Recommended for light applications such as wood, plastic panels, automotive components. Less for heavy applications for example paper or tyres. SatrindTech ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • Shredder specialist secures top safety accreditation

    Industrial shredder manufacturer UNTHA UK has been awarded a prestigious accreditation from SafeContractor, for its commitment to health and safety. The North Yorkshire team achieved the recognition following a rigorous audit of the company’s safety protocol. Supplying shredding technology that weighs up to 24 tonnes – and can process materials ranging from everyday household and ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Waste Plastic Shredder for plastic recycling and plastic remake

    Waste plastic can be classified and shredded to remake plastic, produce fuel for plant and generate electricity for power plant, etc. Waste plastic shredding is a critical step to manage various kinds of waste plastic, it helps to reduce the space of storing the bulky waste plastic, lower the transportation cost in the meantime, minor plastic granulates is good for the further ...

  • Plastic shredder supports new processing line at Indigo Environmental

    Plastic recycling specialist Indigo Environmental has invested in a new UNTHA RS40 shredder to boost its processing capabilities of this problematic waste. Handling four tonnes of material per day, the four-shaft machine with ram-assisted hopper is transforming bulky and oversize plastics – including 240 litre wheelie bins, 205 litre HDPE drums and LDPE buckets – into a Passionate ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • swissRTec America Announces Kubota Vertical Shredder Captures ASR Market

    swissRTec, a company specializing in recycling technology, has announced that one of its key products, the dynamic Kubota Vertical Shredder, is now available for ASR processing in the United States. Based in Kensington, NH, swissRTec America, Inc., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of swissRTec International of Switzerland. The company sells technology and mechanical systems to the recycling industry ...


    By swissRTec America, Inc.

  • Rössl & Duso launches its new line of shredders for Aluminium scrap

    Rössl & Duso S.p.a. has a long tradition on mechanical machining of large industrial parts in forged, cast or sheet steel, like turbine casings, naval shafts, rings, etc. for the power, oil/chemical, nuclear and naval industries. The works are carried out exclusively with CNC machines. The company was created in 1970 and is part of the medium-size manufacturing industries of the Veneto region ...


    By Rössl & Duso S.R.L.

  • WEIMA K 2013 Trade Show Highlights

    For this year’s K trade show in Düsseldorf, Germany, WEIMA will be presenting the all-new WLK 800 as part of its newest single-shaft shredder series for plastic applications. The current generation of the proven Spider 1500 shredder with an innovative drive concept will also be on display. Finally the time has come! The leading trade show for the plastic and rubber industry ...


    By WEIMA

  • SwissRTec to Attend E-Scrap 2016

    swissRTec America of Kensington, NH, a company specializing in recycling technology, will attend the E-Scrap 2016 Conference on September 20-22, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, LA . swissRTec America, Inc., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of swissRTec International of Switzerland. The company sells technology and mechanical systems to the recycling industry on an international scale, and ...


    By swissRTec America, Inc.

  • Axion Polymers launches Axpoly PP51 from ELV

    Axion Polymers has added Axpoly PP51, derived from end-of-life vehicles (ELV), to its range of 100% recycled polymer materials after months of detailed research and significant investment. The Salford-based recycling specialist claims its new high performance grade of black polypropylene (PP) has great potential for closed-loop applications in new automotive-related ...


    By Axion Group

  • New roles at Axion Polymers’ ELV recycling plant

    Axion Polymers has made two new senior appointments at its advanced automotive shredder waste processing plant (SWAPP) in Trafford Park. Mike Bennett is promoted to Technical Manager with wider responsibility for longer-term large-scale development projects at Axion. The SWAPP facility already delivers the 2015 EU ELV 95% recycling and ...


    By Axion Group

  • How to drive the Circular Economy in the auto sector

    A new set of legislative drivers which use ‘more carrots, less sticks’ is needed if the automotive sector is to deliver greater sustainability within the Circular Economy for recycled plastic content in new vehicles, suggests a leading plastics recycler. Fresh strategies are required, such as rewarding ‘desirable’ behaviours and encouraging individual producer ...


    By Axion Group

  • Axion Polymers' pioneering ELV recycling plant wins Resource Revolution Award

    Axion Polymers has won the Technology Trailblazer Materials Recovery category of the Resource Revolution Awards 2013 for its pioneering work in recycling materials from end-of-life vehicles for re-use in new and closed-loop applications, such as automotive components. Designed, built and now operated by Axion’s in-house engineering team, the multi-million pound Shredder Waste Advanced ...


    By Axion Group

  • 15th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2015

    The 15th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2015 organised by ICM AG will be held from March 25 – 27, 2015 in the Hotel Palace in Berlin, Germany. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and end-of-life vehicle (ELV) business. The conference will bring together the various links in ...


    By ICM AG

  • Further £1 million investment optimises Axion Polymers’ ELV plant

    Plastics recycler Axion Polymers has invested a further £1 million this year to optimise materials recovery from end-of-life vehicles at its purpose-built plant at Trafford Park, Manchester, UK – one of the most advanced of its type in Europe. Axion’s in-house engineering team designed, built and now operates the highly-specialised, multi-million pound Shredder Waste Advanced ...


    By Axion Group

  • Axion Polymers invests in lab facilities to boost SRF quality

    Axion Polymers has invested significantly in new laboratory and testing facilities to ensure consistent quality of its Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) products and to satisfy the stringent standards of its technical end markets. It has installed a laboratory-scale furnace unit at its large-scale processing facility, Shredder Waste Advanced Processing Plant (SWAPP), in Trafford Park, Manchester to ...


    By Axion Group

  • Custom recycled polymer blends are new focus for Axion Polymers

    Plastics recycler Axion Polymers has recruited a dedicated polymer technologist to its technical sales team with a specific focus on expanding its range of Axpoly and Axplas high-grade 100% recycled polymers for new markets and specific end user requirements. Shaun Phizacklea, a Manchester University chemistry graduate with extensive experience in rigid plastic recycling, joins Commercial ...


    By Axion Group

  • European Presidential candidate officially opens Axion Polymers’ SWAPP ELV laboratory

    New laboratory testing facilities at Axion Polymers’ Manchester-based end-of-life (ELV) vehicle recycling facility have been officially opened by the Liberal candidate for European Commission President and former Prime Minister of Belgium Guy Verhofstadt MEP. Mr Verhofstadt praised Axion’s progress at its advanced multi-million pound Shredder Waste Advanced Processing Plant ...


    By Axion Group

  • Axion highlights technologies for new waste streams at Interplas 2011

    New approaches and innovative technologies for recovering the wide variety of co-mingled plastics from household and commercial waste streams will be explained by resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting at Interplas 2011. Challenges faced by materials recovery facilities (MRFs) in processing rising volumes of previously difficult-to recycle plastic materials - ...


    By Axion Group

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