Case Study: My Experience With Shredders

Know about Various Applications and Selection of Industrial Shredders

Know that shredders play a very important role in various applications, and these are from manufacturing, to recycling, solid waste reduction, security, wastewater treatment, oil and gas production, transportation and production of biosolids and others.

Know that there are a multitude of benefits that shredding can offer, and the most obvious that you will learn is that it can offer size reduction. The other purposes that you will discover more from shredders are that these are utilized to process materials in order to produce fuel or product, to protect business intelligence by destroying documents or products that are confidential, to recycle product or waste, and to shred solids that will ensure running smoothly of equipment or process.

As you learn more about this equipment, you will see that the industrial applications in the reduction of solids through shredding will involve destroying foods, pharmaceuticals, rubber, pallets, steel and plastic drums, furniture, debris of construction, tires, containers, corrugated boxes, packaging, labels and materials that are bulky. The other uses of industrial shredders will also be for the destruction of documents, x-rays, and other media like hard drives, in order to protect an individual’s privacy or corporate information.

To reduce finer the wastewater in a treatment plant, smaller shredders with many cutting teeth are used in this municipal applications aside from the recycling centers. Where recycling is concern like recovery of rubber, shredders are used to shred tires to make recycled rubber that will be products applied for basketball courts, playgrounds and shoe products. To name other uses of shredding process are the recycling of scrap wood in order to manufacture paper and particle board, recycling of plastic bottles as plastic chips in order to produce new bottles, and to recycle other products that will reduce waste in the environment, and increase profitability of companies, and the reduction of carbon emissions.

The first consideration when you select what shredder to use is the type of material that you will process, and this is based on the fact that different kinds of shredders will function well depending on the kind of materials that will be shredded. To cite an example, it is fit to use a high speed chipper if you are going to shred tree branches. Another example is using a hammermill to shred cars.

Another factor in determining the kind of equipment that you will install is knowing what output size requirement you would need. Correct capacity is another factor in choosing a shredder so that your installation will be successful.