PRAB > Metal Scrap Processing Equipment > Metal Turnings Shredders
Health & Safety
The metal turnings shredder allows production to operate in safer work areas by reducing the volume of metal scrap which requires less storage space prior to recycling.
Low Maintenance
PRAB systems have the industry’s leading reputation as being dependable low-maintenance equipment with long service lives.
Heavy-Duty
PRAB systems have the industry’s leading reputation as being dependable low-maintenance equipment with long service lives.
Value
  • Reduced chip size increases the value of scrap to recycler
  • Cost effective way to reduce size of chips
  • Low speed/high torque reduces energy costs

Industrial metal shredders for reducing light to moderate wads of metal turnings to flowable chips.

Reduce volumes by shredding metal turnings into flowable chips for higher value in scrap metal recycling. PRAB’s industrial metal shredders are a safe and cost-effective way to process all types of steel turnings and other metalworking scrap. They use less space for storage prior to scrap metal recycling and provide safer work areas. Available as a system integrated unit for use with chip processing/scrap removal equipment or as a stand-alone unit for volume reduction at the source.

The development of automated scrap removal systems begins with reducing the volume of metal turnings. Milling, turning, screw machining, and swiss machining operations all produce waste that varies in size, length, hardness, and configuration depending on the tool, operation, and material characteristics. The first step in this operation is using industrial metal shredders to create flowable chips from metal turnings to facilitate scrap metal recycling.

Advantages of PRAB Metal Turnings Shredders Include:

  • Reduce turnings volume up to 4 times at the source
  • Improved housekeeping and metal scrap handling safety
  • Reduced scrap storage space
  • Creates small shovel-grade chips
  • Increase in metal scrap value to the recycler
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PRAB’s Industrial Metal Shredders are available as a system integrated unit for use with chip processing/scrap removal systems or as a stand-alone unit for volume reduction at the source (see options tab for more details). Some of the other features of this unit include:

  • Low-speed operation generates less heat and increases safety.
  • Low noise level for a quieter work environment.
  • Low speed/high torque reduces energy costs.
  • Friction clutch protects drivetrain components.
  • Dual counter-rotating shafts with cast cutter disc and spacer combinations produce shearing, ripping and tearing action.
  • Cutter discs and spacers are case-hardened steel.
  • Automatic reversing feature allows cutters to reverse.
  • Externally mounted, standard T-frame motor.
  • Shafts secured by double bearing housings.
  • Bearings are non-self-aligning to prevent shaft flexing.
  • Auto lube systems for automatic greasing of bearings.

 

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Auto lube systems are designed to automatically supply a small quantity of clean grease or oil to bearings on a regular basis-improving bearing performance and eliminating maintenance required for manual greasing.

PRAB’s Industrial Metal Shredders are available as a system integrated unit for use with chip processing/scrap removal systems or as a stand-alone unit for volume reduction at the source.

System-Integrated Shredder (SMD)

PRAB’s System-integrated (SMD) line of industrial metal shredders are efficient solutions for turnings volume reduction of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Units are integrated into complete chip processing/scrap metal recycling systems to provide size reduction of scrap prior to separating fluid from chips for sending to recycle. The quiet, energy-saving dual shafts operate by ripping and tearing turnings into manageable, shovel-grade chips for further processing. Available in 6 standard sizes.

SMD12: 12″ (20 cm)
SMD18: 18″ (46 cm)
SMD24: 24″ (61 cm)
SMD30: 30″ (76 cm)
SMD36: 36″ (122 cm)
SMD48: 48″ (122 cm)

Stand-Alone Horizontal Axis Shredder (HAS)

PRAB’s stand-alone Horizontal Axis Shredder (HAS) is a cost-effective solution for scrap metal recycling to reduce volumes of ferrous and non-ferrous metal turnings machine-side. The quiet, energy-saving dual shafts operate by ripping and tearing turnings into manageable, shovel-grade chips for further processing and scrap collection.

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PRAB Industrial Metal Shredder in Action

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