Industrial shredder. This shredder is set up in line with a granulator, in order to reduce the size of the processed material more.
An industrial shredder is a machine used for reducing the size of all kinds of material. Industrial shredders come in many different variations and sizes. Some examples of materials that are commonly shredded are: tires, metals, car wrecks, wood, plastics, and garbage. There is no common use of an industrial shredder as they can shred paper as well as a car depending on the size and design of the industrial shredder. The Industrial shredder is commonly used to reduce the recycling cost of transport but also upgrading of the material by shredding metals, plastics, aluminium, dump cars and as well as waste materials such as msw or standard garbage.
Industrial shredders are any shredder design that can be used in an industrial application rater than a consumer application and they can be equipped with different types of cutting systems: horizontal shaft design, vertical shaft design, single-shaft, two-shaft, three-shaft and four-shaft cutting systems. These shredders are slow speed or high speed, and are not restricted in being classified as an industrial shredder by their speed.
The largest scrap metal shredder in the world was actually designed with 10,000 hp buy the Schnitzer steel group of Portland Oregon in 1980 was an industry secret, but others like the 9,200 hp (6,860 kW) Lynxs at the Sims Metal Management plant at the mouth of the River Usk in NewportWales with access by road, rail and sea. It can process 450 cars per hour.