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Multipurpose Shredders employ 4-shaft cutting system.

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September 2, 2010 - Shredders RS30 and RS40 incorporate maintenance-free mechanical seals, wear plates, central lubrication system, electronic oil level monitoring, and screen quick change system to ensure reliability. Steel frame, featuring integrated mounting flange, facilitates integration into complete systems. While control panel attached directly to machine facilitates use, hopper design enables machine to be charged from all 4 sides.

UNTHA shredding technology

Moldanstraße 141, Kuchl, A-5431, Austria

Original Press Release

Unrivalled Innovations - The New UNTHA 4-Shaft Shredders

Press release date: July 20, 2010

Kuchl - UNTHA shredding technology, inventor of the UNTHA 4-shaft technology re-launches the most popular versions of the reliable RS series. The types RS30 and RS40 were completely re-engineered, thus offering operators even better process stability.

"Despite its technological maturity it was time to review the product design and to even better adapt it to our customers' requirements", says Christian Lanner, head of the UNTHA development department.

The new UNTHA 4-shaft shredders with notorious UNTHA quality were developed in only one year's time and now provide even more value to our customers. Innovations such as maintenance-free mechanical seals, wear plates as a standard, an integrated central lubrication system, electronic oil level monitoring and an integrated screen quick change system ensure even more reliability.

For increased user-friendliness, the control panel was attached directly to the machine. Due to a special hopper design, the machine can now be charged from all four sides. The compact and thus space-saving steel frame design with integrated mounting flange allows for easy integration into complete systems.

It was more than 25 years ago that company founder Anton Unterwurzacher invented the innovative 4-shaft shredding technology. Back then, a businessman had the requirement to shred wooden and cardboard boxes. Today, UNTHA 4-shaft shredders are used whenever a high degree of reliability is essential. By now, thousands of machines have been sold and are mainly employed for the shredding of problematic materials, documents and data, electronic equipment, metals, paper and cardboard, plastics and tyres. Numerous international customers such as VW, BMW, BASF, Canon, Coca-Cola, McDonald's, Sony, P+G, Sappi or Swarovski, to name but a few, speak for this unique technology.

The new UNTHA 4-shaft shredders will make their debut at the IFAT ENTSORGA 2010 in Munich. Here in hall C2 at stand 313 / 412, interested visitors have the opportunity to see for themselves the numerous quality features. UNTHA shredding technology is looking forward to seeing you!

UNTHA shredding technology: UNTHA shredding technology develops and produces innovative and exceptionally reliable shredding solutions for a vast number of applications. These range from the shredding of wood for thermal recycling to the processing of waste into secondary fuels. The company was founded by Anton Unterwurzacher in 1970 and is headquartered in Kuchl near Salzburg. UNTHA shredding technology has 100 qualified employees and a global distribution network with partners in more than 40 countries.

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