Making the Cut

ACS Group

ACS Group, Wood Dale, Ill., offers single- and multiple-stage shredders available with four shaft configurations to shred municipal solid waste (MSW), plastics, tires, electronics, pallets, drums and medical waste. Features include through-tempered cutters, a self-cleaning cutting chamber to reduce material buildup and a hexagonal shaft design, the company says.
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Allegheny Paper Shredders

Allegheny Paper Shredders Corp., Delmont, Pa., has expanded its line of 1000 series shredders to offer four high-capacity shredders available from 50 horsepower (hp) to 300 hp for high-volume document destruction. The machines have shredding capacities of more than 15 tons per hour (tph), according to the company. Features include large feed tables and extra-wide feed openings.
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Ameri-Shred

Monroe, Pa.-based Ameri-Shred Corp. offers the Magnum line of industrial paper shredders, available in 125, 150 and 200 hp. All shredders are available with a paper metering system that shreds between 6 tons and 12 tons of paper per hour, according to the company. A double-shred system is optional.
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Andela Products

The gypsum board recycling system from Andela Products Ltd., Richfield Springs, N.Y., is powered by either a 70-hp or 75-hp unit. Scrap gypsum board is loaded onto an infeed hopper and carried through an infeed metering system, where a board reducer and separation equipment shred the product and move it to outfeed conveyors. Options include loading, unloading and stacking conveyors.
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Eurohansa

Eurohansa Inc., High Point, N.C., manufactures Zeno shredders, including the ZTLL series for wood, ZTLP series for plastic and rubber, and ZMZ series for municipal and industrial waste. Sizes are available from 24 inches to 200 inches with capacities ranging from 500 pounds per hour to 60 tons per hour.
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Fecon

The Bull Hog BH129H wood shredder from Fecon Inc., Cincinnati, weighs 4,900 pounds and features ¾-inch body end plates and ½-inch-thick belt housing covers that are fastened to the outside of the housing with nuts and bolts through heavy bar stock. Features include a round tube to reinforce the shredder body; heavy duty walled tubing to reinforce the full width of the door; and a deflection chain rod housed in a heavy channel with gussets and an angled plate to protect it from impact from larger wood, the company says. All Bull Hogs can be matched to vehicles such as excavators and tractors from 55 hp to 500 hp.
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Glass Aggregate Manufacturing & Engineering

Glass Aggregate Manufacturing and Engineering Inc. (GAME), Fairbault, Minn., offers one-pass glass recycling shredders to eliminate sorting, remove metal and plastic caps and labels, and eliminate pre-breaking, the company says.
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Granutech-Saturn Systems

Granutech-Saturn Systems Corp., Grand Prairie, Texas, offers Roto-Grind shredders available in eight models and sizes. Features include ram-feed technology and a single-shaft, single-rotor design. Models range from the 20-hp Model M 50, which uses a 10.5-inch-diameter rotor, to the 400-hp Model MX 300, which uses a 30-inch-diameter rotor. All models are available with an electric or hydraulic drive; various shape, size, quantity and material cutter options; and Intelli-Ram technology to automate and optimize the feeding operation. Shredders can process plastics, carpet and other fiber-based material, medical waste, pallets and paper, the company says.
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Harris Waste Management Group

Peachtree City, Ga.-based Harris Waste Management Group Inc. offers a line of ferrous shredders, including the HS6090, HS80115, HS98115 and HS125115 models. Features include 1,200-hp to 7,000-hp ranges and an outward-opening reject door that provides a direct path for unshreddable material to discharge before damage occurs, the company says. The HS6090 also can be used to process construction and demolition (C&D) debris, waste and landfill material, according to the company.
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Komar Industries

The Tiger 4 quad shear QR3030-50 shredder from Komar Industries Inc., Groveport, Ohio, features electromechanical operation; a counter-rotating, anti-jam drive; hexagonal steel alloy shafts; replaceable cutter and spacers; severe shock protection; and a quick-change screen system for different granulate sizes. The shredder is available in various sizes and capacities.
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MacKissic

MacKissic Inc., Parker Ford, Pa., offers the SC262-16E Chip N Shred, featuring 48 free-swinging hammers, a 4-inch rapid-feed chipping capability and load-free starting with overload protection. Chip N Shred is highway-towable with Flexride suspension and is powered by a 16-hp twin cylinder engine with electric start.
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Marathon Equipment

Shredders from Marathon Equipment Co., Vernon, Ala., use low-speed, high-torque hook shear blades mounted on hexagonal shafts. The number and reach of the hooks and the blade thicknesses depend on the material being reduced. Counter-rotating shafts turn at slightly different speeds to increase the cutting action efficiency, the company says. Marathon offers shredders with cutting chambers ranging in size from 17 inches by 14 inches to 60 inches by 28 inches, with motors ranging from 10 hp to 450 hp. Wood, cardboard, tires, rubber, plastic purgings, cartons, automobile parts, carpeting, vinyl and composites can be shredded, according to the company.
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Precision Husky

Precision Husky Corp., Leeds, Ala., manufactures the ProGrind H-3854 horizontal shredder with a double-cut hammermill. Powered by a 500-hp or 750-hp diesel engine at 2,100 revolutions per minute (rpm), the H-3854 can process materials up to 100 tph. Features include a 7-foot, 6-inch loading bed height and a 16-foot side loading length with an open end to accommodate logs.
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Quality Recycling Equipment

Quality Recycling Equipment, Hendersonville, N.C., manufactures the Wagner line of single-shaft shredders for plastics, foaming materials, textiles, paper, cardboard, electronic waste and wood waste. Shredders are used for recycling, volume reduction and thermal disposal, and include the small, medium, heavy and long-size crusher series.
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Royer Industries

Royer Industries, a Terex Co., Kingston, Pa., offers the Model 166 shredder with a 37-hp engine, hydraulic system and a fully reversing incline belt mechanism with a self-cleaning capability. Model 166 can process soil in landscaping and other earth-handling operations, the company says. All Royer shredders mix, shred, aerate and clean soil, peat and other organic material with up to 40 percent moisture content, the company says.
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SSI Shredding Systems

SSI Shredding Systems Inc., Wilsonville, Ore., has introduced the Primary Waste Reducer line of hydraulically driven shredders for high-capacity volume reduction. Shredders process materials such as C&D debris, carpeting, wood waste, yard debris, MSW and industrial waste up to 80 tph, and can achieve up to 70 percent volume reduction, the company says. The unit's open-grate design allows fines, such as rock and dirt, to fall through the cutting table without causing wear on the cutters, according to the company. The Primary Waste Reducer line is available in stationary and mobile configurations and with one or two shafts.
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SEM

Security Engineered Machinery, Westboro, Mass., offers the Model DS-22 industrial shredder featuring dual cutting mechanisms designed to reduce up to 1,800 pounds of waste per hour to particles as small as 3/32-inch. In the first stage of the system, the high-torque, low-rpm machine pre-shreds bulk material, which then enters the second stage where a rotary knife mill continues to reduce the waste to the operator-specified particle size. Once small enough, it passes through the screen and is discharged to a twin-bag collection system or bin.
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Shred-Tech

SDS Systems from Shred-Tech, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, are available in five models ranging from 2,000 tph of throughput to 18,000 tph and from 20 hp to 200 hp. Features include automatic reversal when encountering unshreddable material, and low noise and dust generation, according to the company. Models include the SDS-25, SDS-50, SDS-75, SDS-100 and SDS-150.
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Shredfast

Shredfast Inc., Spokane, Wash., offers the SF200-HM hammermill shredder with a 7,500-pound payload capacity and a 22-foot box; the SF300-PT20 pierce and tear shredder with a 7,000-pound payload capacity and a 16-foot box; and the CTT-I insert version shredder with a 10,400-pound payload capacity and a 16-foot box. The SF200-HM weighs 33,000 pounds, the SF300-PT20 weighs 26,000 pounds and the CTT-I weighs between 26,000 pounds and 33,000 pounds.
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Vecoplan

Vecoplan LLC, Archdale, N.C., offers the VNZ 300 low-speed double-shaft shredder with a 350-hp engine, 4-foot by 10-foot vertical infeed opening and 45,000 pounds per hour throughput. Features include solid cutting rotors with replaceable inserts and air- spring rotor impact protection, the company says. The VNZ 300 can be used as a portable or stationary unit.
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WEIMA America

The WLK 30 Super-Jumbo single-shaft shredder from WEIMA America Inc., Fort Mill, S.C., uses a gripping crane to feed recoverable components into a preliminary size reducer. Sand, dust and other fine particles then are separated into a star screen. In the downstream air separation, light material is separated and fed to the two one-shaft size reduction machines through a star wheel valve. After separation, the heavy material is conveyed into containers and transported.
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Williams Patent Crusher and Pulverizer

St. Louis-based Williams Patent Crusher and Pulverizer Co. Inc. offers the Nife Hog granulator to reduce tires, aluminum, wire and hazardous waste to various product sizes, depending on screen size. Features include a screen assembly with the proper opening for desired product size.
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