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Know about Various Applications and Selection of Industrial Shredders

There are several applications that these shredders would play in an indispensable role, and these would include manufacturing, recycling, solid waste reduction, security, wastewater treatment, production of oil and gas, transport and production of biosolids, and others.

You will learn that aside from the many benefits that shredding would offer, there is one most obvious contribution, and this is size reduction. In this article, you will discover more advantages in the use of shredders, and these are for use in processing materials that will be used for the production of fuel or product, for the protection of business intelligence since it will destroy documents or product that are confidential, for the recycling of product or waste, and for shredding solids to make sure that equipment or processes are running smoothly.

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.

In case of municipal applications, smaller shredders with multiple cutting teeth that will reduce finer the wastewater in treatment plants are used together with the recycling centers. Shredders have found its use also in the recycling industry where shredders are used to shred tires in order to recover rubber, of which these recycled rubber will be applied and used in products like hot melt asphalt, 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.

Know that different kinds of shredders will function at its top depending on the specific material that will be shredded, so it is important to know the material that will be processed before selecting the right shredder to use. An example are tree branches which are generally shredded with the use of a high speed chipper. 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. A successful installation can also be achieved if you have the correct capacity that will lead in your choice of which shredder to use.