Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Controls & Controllers

V-ECO Shredder Controls Optimized For North America

January 29, 2016

Vecoplan LLC has reengineered the control panels on their V-ECO shredder series, optimizing them for the North American market. Dubbed REV 11C, the new panels incorporate features derived from customer feedback. According to Luke Peoples, Manager – Vecoplan Integrated Controls, "Our focus in the redesign was four-fold: to ensure safety, ease of use, performance, and upgradeability for our U.S.... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Machinery & Machining Tools, Waste Handling Equipment

Grinding Machine features high flow cutting chamber.

January 26, 2016

Equipped with 5 hp motor and drive, TASKMASTER TITAN TM20000 is available in single, tandem, and duplex versions in standard iron and steel as well as stainless steel construction. Machine utilizes twin-shaft, counter-rotating cutter design to rip, tear, and shred solids entrained in liquid flow to fine particles so they can be easily processed by pumps and other equipment. Standard units are 21 ½ in. wide x 67 in. tall, while Duplex versions are 34 in. wide x 67 in. tall. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Vecoplan, LLC Christens New Test Lab

January 20, 2016

Shredder Testing On Your Materials Vecoplan, the worldwide leader in size reduction technology, recently christened their new state-of-the-art test lab. An integral part of Vecoplan's continuing expansion, the lab serves two functions vital to Vecoplan's long-term goals. "First it provides a practical hands-on environment to test the feasibility and ensure the quality of our RD... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

TASKMASTER® TM 1600 Versatile Heavy Solids Shredder

December 18, 2015

The TASKMASTER® TM 1600 is a powerful twin-shaft shredder that reduces a wide variety of tough solids. Typical applications include containers, plastics, packaging, wood, paper, documents, electronic components, concession waste, rejects and returns, sewage screenings, in-channel raw sewage, and more. Bulk volume is reduced up to 80%, significantly eliminating storage or disposal costs and... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Shredders destroy hard drives and solid state devices.

November 11, 2015

Caster-mounted and vibration-free, Combination Shredders come in 2 low-volume models with 3 hp motor; 3 medium, high-volume shredders with 10 hp motor; and 3 extreme-duty, high-volume shredders with 20 hp motor. All feature separate feed slots for destruction of HDDs and SSDs via heavy-duty, saw tooth hooked cutters. Shredding rates reach up to 3,500 HDDs/hr and 1,000 SSDs/hr. While low-volume shredders have 2 internal collection bins, high-volume units integrate waste discharge conveyors. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Construction Equipment & Supplies

Chippers/Shredders offer discharge, self-feeding options.

October 13, 2015

In addition to respectively reducing up to 3, 4, and 5 in. dia branches into woodchip mulch, Chipper with Shredder models 9.5 , 11.5, and 21.0 separately shred up to .5, .75, and 1.5 in. dia yard/garden waste. Entry model (9.5) includes 2.5 bushel debris bag, and 21.0 model has self-feeding technology. Respectively, 11.5, 16.5, and 21.0 Self-Feeding Chippers consume up to 3.75, 4.75, and 5.75 in. dia branches. With PTO shaft, 3-Point Hitch self-feeding chipper has 4.75 in. dia branch capacity. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Machinery & Machining Tools

Choppers/Granulators process materials as thin as .00031 in.

March 27, 2015

With inlet openings from 3 in., AirTrim Granulators/Choppers are built for reduction of plastics, nonwovens, textiles, cardboard, tissue, and packaging materials. Systems have cast iron or fabricated stainless steel housings; single piece, center-axis rotor; and 3, 6, 9, or 12 blades. Design dispenses lubricant directly from cutter shaft, keeping blades free of debris. With processing speeds of 1,700 rpm at 60 Hz, granulators/choppers enable bed knife adjustments for fine tuning. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Waste Handling Equipment

Shredding Systems utilize VFD inverter drives.

January 15, 2015

With single or double rows of bed knives, V-ECO Series maximizes shredding surface area to produce small particle sizes. Shredders utilize VFD inverter drives which match rotor speeds and torque to load volume and material tenacity. Suited for flexible and fibrous or rigid and bulky materials, W Rotors deliver particle size consistency. Hydraulic lift-up cutting chamber floor provides safe access to cutting chamber, while drop down screen carriage with pneumatic assist facilitates screen changes. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Automatic Paper Shredders suit small and home offices.

October 22, 2014

With proprietary AccuFeed System™, deskside AutoMax™ Shredders provide automatic cross-cut shredding. AutoMax™ 200C can shred up to 200 sheets of paper simultaneously, while AutoMax™ 130C can shred up to 130 sheets. Equipped with Sleep Mode, Auto Reverse, and pull-out bins for material disposal, systems are designed to shred common stacks of paper, including glossy paper, double sided color printed paper, and crumpled paper, along with staples and paper clips. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Coperion K-Tron, Hosokawa, and Sly to Present Complimentary Technical Seminar and In-house Product Demonstrations on Milling and Material Handling - October 14 & 15, 2014 at Hosokawa Facility, Summit, NJ

September 8, 2014

Coperion K-Tron, together with Hosokawa Powder Micron Systems and Sly, Inc. will host a complimentary in-house demonstration on milling and material handling for chemical, food, pharmaceutical, and mineral applications. The event will be held on October 14 and October 15 (offered twice for convenience) at Hosokawa's Summit, New Jersey facility.  Coperion K-Tron will present on key topics... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Machinery & Machining Tools

Arlington Plastics Machinery Enters the New Biomass Reduction Market

June 19, 2014

Arlington Plastics Machinery, a seller of plastic processing equipment for over 25 years, is branching out to sell the Crushmaster line of equipment for the size reduction and processing of Biomass. Crushmaster features a German engineered line of granulators, shredders and briquetting presses designed for biomass.  "There are quite a few similarities between the equipment for plastics and... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Waste Handling Equipment

NewGen Shredders from Vecoplan

May 27, 2014

Vecoplan, the world leader in recycling technologies, offers their NewGen series of shredders. Shredders, in the series, feature direct drives to their cutting rotors. This not only increases torque but also eliminates drive belts. With no drive belts to tighten or replace, maintenance time and costs are decreased proportionately. Swing-up screens, on NewGen shredders, provide a huge access... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Waste Handling Equipment, Green & Clean

Solid Waste Shredder is built for optimal operational efficiency.

April 25, 2014

Used in recycling of household, commercial, and bulk waste, XR shredders employ UNTHA Eco Drive. Water-cooled drive motors do not require fresh air supply and ensure safety in case of thermal outages. Shredders can be equipped with either ripper or cutter system, in combination with XR strainer bar system, to ensure specified fraction size of 50–400 mm. Along with synchronous motors, features include resqueezing feeder, self-contained design, and 7 in. color touchscreen monitor. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Material Handling & Storage, Waste Handling Equipment

VECOPLAN Shred-Trucks at Jaycees' SHREDFEST Event

April 8, 2014

Shred-Trucks from Vecoplan will be starring in the Greensboro Jaycees' "SHREDFEST" fundraiser on Saturday April 26. The event will be held at 123 Lewis Street – the Rail Yard Parking Lot, across from The Worx Restaurant. SHREDFEST will provide secure document destruction to individuals and small businesses for .50 cents a pound with a $5 minimum. Funds raised at the event will be used... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments, Waste Handling Equipment

Metso Wins Three Prestigious iF Design Awards

March 20, 2014

Metso's mobile crushing plant, biomass moisture analyzer and scrap shear and shredder concept have received prestigious iF design 2014 awards. The jury in one of the world's top product design competitions recognized Metso's products for their design quality, degree of innovation, environmental impact, functionality, safety and branding, among others. This year's iF design competition had... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Waste Handling Equipment

WEIMA and Gamma Meccanica Join Forces in Plastics Recycling

January 15, 2014

WEIMA America has collaborated over the years with many manufacturers of plastics recycling machinery in order to perfect the perfect system for our customers. One of those manufacturers is Gamma Meccanica. WEIMA and Gamma Meccanica have more than 50 years of combined innovation, experience, and success in the plastics industry worldwide. There are many cases of collaboration between the two... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Plastics Recycler Increases Capacity with WEIMA Shredder

October 15, 2013

Aqua Plastics, Inc., a plastic recycler located in Hickory, North Carolina, integrated a WEIMA WL(K) 15 into their recycling line in 2006. Since then, they have experienced the benefits of a high-quality shredder that can process a wide variety of plastic scrap in large volumes. A WEIMA WL(K) 15 shredder was installed at the front of the recycling line from the beginning. It wasn't until they... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Single-Shaft Shredder processes variety of plastics.

October 11, 2013

Suitable for processing all kinds of plastics such as purge, pipes, automotive parts, and blow-molding materials, Model WLK 800 features pipe spacer hopper design, which prevents material from bridging inside hopper. Feed motion of ram is load-dependent, ensuring that shredder will not become overloaded. System also features swivel-screen basket that makes rotor more accessible for preventative maintenance. For extended life, counter knives may be rotated. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Machinery & Machining Tools

Shredder handles industrial and medical waste.

September 4, 2013

Titan 20, constructed of stainless or carbon steel in chamber lengths of 28, 42, and 60 in. with respective 20, 50, and 100 hp motors, reduces volume of industrial, medical, and manufacturing waste products by up to 80%. Constructed of 4140 material, sharpenable cutter blades mounted along 2 parallel shafts are hexagonal in cross section. Dual rotors with extended cutter teeth chop and shred while self-cleaning without binding, plugging, or increasing material temperature. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

VTH 45/12/2 VU Horizontal Shredder from Vecoplan

August 12, 2013

Vecoplan's VTH 45/12/2 VU is one of the company's comprehensive line of continuous feed, horizontal shredders for lineal scrap. The VTH 45/12/2 VU features an 18" wide x 5" high in feed opening, a continuous feed 16' vibratory feed conveyor and is designed specifically for shredding strips, moldings, siding, profiles, composite lumber, pipe, or any long waste. The VTH 45/12/2 VU's high... Read More