A variety of used shredders for sale at Foeth
A shredder reduces material sizes using various cutting equipment to achieve a desirable size. The most common shredding machines are paper shredders, but used shredders at Foeth are also useful in industrial applications like recycling plastic, scrap metal, or tire shredding. The primary objective of shredding materials is to prepare them for manufacturing. For instance, plastics are shredded to reduce their sizes and make them easy to feed into the manufacturing plant. Foeth supplies a range of second-hand shredders for various industrial processes. The used shredding machines perform optimally and produce the same product quality as new equipment since they are mechanically tested. Hence, you can save money without skimping on quality.
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How does a shredding machine for sale work?
Industrial shredder machines come in various designs depending on the function. However, they perform similar functions since they have the same components. For instance, a shredder has a feed zone for placing the materials before they move to the crushing chamber with slicing blades. Most shredder machines also have a motor for spinning the blades and a chute for moving the materials to a conveyor or container. The shredders also have screens to prevent large-sized particles from escaping with the finished products. You can put the large-sized particles through the shredders several times until you achieve the desired size. In the crushing chamber, the shredder reduces the size of the materials by shearing, tearing, or fracturing the raw materials. Shearing is ideal for materials that require actual cutting to achieve clean cuts, while tearing involves pulling apart the materials with a substantial force, so they come apart. Fracturing materials is useful when the materials are brittle and need to be shattered or broken in the shredding machine.
Factors to consider when choosing an industrial shredder machine
If you are looking for a used shredder, you should consider some factors to help you select the ideal shredding machine. The uses of shredding machines differ depending on the type of material to be shredded. For instance, when you reduce the sizes of plastics, you should put them through a granulator with spinning knives. A twin-shaft shredding machine is ideal if you shred waste products with a lot of dust. Different materials have unique properties that react uniquely to the shredding process. You should also consider the desired output when choosing a shredder for your production process. For instance, a single-pass shredder may not be ideal if you want the materials to be shredded to a minuscule size.
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