Material Handlers with Improved Cycles Times

Caterpillar brings two new material handlers onto the market. According to the manufacturer, the Cat MH3022 and MH3024 are built for reliable and efficient operation in waste and scrap metal applications. The design of the machines would provide superior performance, low operating costs and improved comfort. “Their advanced electrohydraulic system optimizes the balance of power […]

A new “Flagship” in the FineShred Family

Metso Outotec Waste Recycling has launched a new shredder “created from scratch”. “M&J F320” is the name of the company’s complement to its new FineShredder series targeting the production of alternative fuels like Refuse-derived fuel (RDF) or Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF). According to the manufacturer, the machine is equipped with an extra-long rotor and can […]

Changing Tools at the Push of a Button

The Likufix quick-change system from Liebherr is now available for large, medium and small wheel loaders. The fully automatic system is an in-house development by Liebherr and well established in the company’s hydraulic excavators. The system has also proven itself in the medium-sized series of wheel loaders in recent years. “A solution that truly comes […]

More Sorting Options in Scrap and Aluminum Recycling

In situations, for example, where recovered, recycled aluminum is being used to produce new products, manufacturers need their secondary raw materials to display consistently high levels of purity. According to the German machine producer Steinert, this is possible by employing sophisticated sorting technology, for example, the new STEINERT XSS T EVO 5.0 machines (XSS T […]

Converting Pulper Waste into Fuel Brings Profit

Turkish company KMK Paper becomes self-sufficient by converting its pulper waste from paper production into a fuel that provides energy for its own operations. KMK Paper, a leading corrugated paper manufacturer in Turkey, recycles the shredded residual materials as Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) to generate the energy required for paper and board production. In this […]

New Planetary Drive Series for Recycling Machines

Italian drive specialist Bonfiglioli has launched the new R3 planetary gearbox series, designed specifically for recycling machines such as shredders and others. According to the internationally active company, which operates worldwide in 80 countries with 20 branches, 13 production facilities and a wide distribution network, the R3 series is compact and powerful. “Their planetary gear […]

Navigating the Ins and Outs of Cleated Belting

You are undoubtedly looking for ways to improve your bottom line within your recycling process. Making the operation more effective by speeding up material movement is one way to achieve that goal. A cleated product solution can provide significant value if its role is evaluated carefully during the product development or refurbishment process. Multiple applications […]

(R) EVOLUTION: New generation of HAMMEL shredders – VB 750 DK L.V.

In 2021 Hammel Recyclingtechnik GmbH launches a new generation of shredders: the Hammel primary shredder type VB 750 DK “Long Version”, which is the successor of the bestseller shredder type VB 750 DK. The machine is characterized by the modified shredding unit with 2-meter-long shredding shafts. Bulky and large-volume material such as clamping plates and […]

Wanted: A Shredder for Hazardous Waste

For the processing of toxic, corrosive and sometimes flammable waste streams, the subsidiary of Vietnamese cement manufacturer Siam City Cement, INSEE Ecocycle in Hon Chong (Kien Giang Province, Vietnam), needed the right shredder. The company chose a solution from the German-based engineering firm Weima. According to the German provider, INSEE Ecocycle – formerly Geocycle Holcim […]

Flexible Shredder for Aluminum Recycling

Austrian company AMAG Ranshofen ordered a new XR3000C mobil-e shredder from UNTHA. AMAG Casting, the aluminum recycling branch of the AMAG Group, was looking for a flexible, robust single-shaft shredding solution to add to its existing machinery. The machine should be able to process a wide range of scrap aluminum. Furthermore, the new shredder would […]