Scrap metal shredder

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A scrap metal shredder, also sometimes referred to as a metal scrap shredder, is a machine used for reducing the size of scrap metal. Scrap metal shredders come in many different variations and sizes.

Scrap Metal Shredder Applications[edit]

Some examples of scrap metal materials that are commonly shredded are:

Scrap Metal Shredder Types[edit]

Scrap metal shredder can be equipped with different types of cutting systems: single-shaft, two-shaft, three-shaft and four-shaft cutting systems. These shredders are all slow-speed systems, in contrast to hammer mills which are generally high-speed systems.

The largest scrap metal shredder in the world is the 9,200 hp (6,860 kW) Lynxs at the Sims plant at the mouth of the River Usk in Newport Wales with access by road, rail and sea. It can process 450 cars per hour

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