Herbold Meckesheim USA EWS 60/210 single-shaft shredder
North Smithfield, Rhode Island-based Herbold Meckesheim USA has introduced the EWS 60/210 single-shaft shredder for preshredding baled, bulky or other hard-to-process plastics, including film, agricultural film, mixed plastics and die drool. The shredder is designed for high-volume applications and features:
- a 3-ton-per-hour throughput capacity
- wet or dry shredding capability
- a 23.5-inch diameter rotor with bolted armor plating to eliminate the need for frequent rewelding
- an integrated clutch mechanism designed to protect the rotor and other key components if unshreddable material enters the chamber
- easy access to all components to facilitate routine maintenance
Visit www.herboldusa.com. for more information.
Green Eye optical sorter
Hampstead, New Hampshire-based Green Machine LLC says its Green Eye optical sorter automatically identifies and sorts most recyclables, offering clean commodity recovery and decreased labor costs. The Green Eye:
- uses an optical scanner to collect three-dimensional information about each piece of material on a molecular level
- can see through wrappers and other packaging
- uses a high-speed conveyor belt that can operate at speeds of up to 900 feet per minute
- can sort wanted and unwanted items simultaneously with 95 percent or more accuracy
- removes or blocks undesired materials from the air ejector
Visit https://greenmachine.com for more information.
Protector-HD-Ultra Metal Detector
Advanced Detection Systems, Milwaukee, offers the Protector-HD-Ultra to keep plastics shredding, granulating and downstream processing equipment safe from damage caused by metal contaminants and lithium-ion batteries in the recycling stream. Sized specifically for your application, the detector:
- has an electronic control enclosure with PLC outputs used to actuate an automatic reject device or to stop the conveyor
- features AccuLearn technology that can automatically adjust the sensitivity of the detector based on the product characteristics and plant environment
- comes with nationwide service to assist with startup and training
Visit www.adsdetection.com/index.html for additional information.