PRAB > Metal Scrap Processing Equipment > Turning & Chip Processing Systems
Compliance
PRAB Turning & Chip Processing Systems help meet Federal EPA and ISO 14001 regulations and strict environmental compliance.
Health & Safety
The turning & chip processing system 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.
Value
  • Decreased storage and transportation costs
  • Increase value of scrap and fluids
  • Reduced labor costs

Complete Metal Scrap Volume Reduction and Fluid Separation Systems.

Reduce small to medium volumes of turnings and bushy wads to flowable metal chips and separate chips from fluid for increased value of machining scrap and cutting fluid. PRAB’s turning & chip processing systems automate scrap removal- improving productivity, reducing the potential for injury and minimizing environmental and business risks. Typical scrap removal systems include the crusher/wringer, shredder/wringer, or compact, skid-mounted e-series systems.

Scrap metal recycling begins with volume reduction. The often tightly wound steel turnings and other types of metal turnings that are generated from various machining operations need to be safely and effectively crushed or shredded by scrap metal equipment. For optimal chip processing, the metal must be in flowable, thumbnail-size chips. To reach this point, long turnings produced from milling, screw machines, swiss machines, drilling, and other metalworking operations must be reduced to flowable chips. PRAB’s turning & chip processing systems automate this process and improve productivity, reduce the potential for injury, and minimize environmental and business risks.

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Crusher/Wringer Chip Processing System

Reduce volumes of large bundles and stringy turnings. This scrap metal equipment delivers dry, shovel-grade chips and reclaims up to 99% of valuable coolants and cutting oils.

Shredder/Wringer Chip Processing System

Process loose metal turnings into flowable chips. Our scrap metal recycling system couples volume reduction with fluid separation to produce dry chips and reclaim up to 99% of valuable coolants and cutting oils.

E-Series Chip Processing System

Compact, skid-mounted scrap metal equipment for turnings volume reduction and solid-liquid separation of small to medium volumes of flowable chips. Fluid reclamation and dry chip output make this scrap removal system ideal for smaller shops.

 

To discuss your custom application please contact us today. Or, if you know your options and would like a quote from a product specialist click here.

To discuss your custom application
If you know your options and would like a quote from a product specialist

Advantages of Using a PRAB Chip Processing System:

  • Automatic recovery of cutting oils and coolants
  • Volume reduction of scrap metal, steel turnings and other metal scrap
  • Reduced labor costs
  • Increased value of scrap and fluids
  • Improved housekeeping
  • Decreased storage and transportation costs related to scrap metal recycling
  • Compliance with EPA requirements
  • Performantee® performance warranty

To discuss your custom application please contact us today. Or, if you know your options and would like a quote from a product specialist click here.

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Before and After Chip Processing

PRAB Briquetter E-Series Chip Processing System 3D Operation

E-Series Turnings & Chip Processing System. Metal turnings are emptied from a cart into the inlet hopper screw conveyor moves material into the system. The conveyor-mounted metal turnings shredder reduces long, stringy turnings into flowable chips. Dual counter-rotating shafts with cast cutter disc and spacer combinations product shearing, ripping and tearing action. Model R separation uses a blower and rotary air lock to move chips into Wringer/Centrifuge. Tramp metal falls into the discharge hopper. The Wringer/Centrifuge operates at 600 G’s using centrifugal force to move chips along the outer edge of the bowl, discharging at a gravity feed at the bottom. Metalworking fluid fall through the screening into the bottom of the bowl and into a discharge pan. An integral Drag Conveyor recirculates fines back into the system for further processing. Spent fluids are captured inside the reservoir where they can be pumped to a PRAB Guardian Coolant Recycling System for recycle and reuse. Cabinet houses fully automated and integrated controls using customer-provided or industry standard PLC’s. System is skid-mounted with integral forklift pockets for easy mobility.

 

PRAB High Volume Aluminum Systems

Aluminum turnings are one of the most difficult types of material to process, especially in large volumes. PRAB delivers the reliable, durable, and dependable aluminum processing system your operations demand. The skid steer loader feeds wet, stringy material into the hopper of the 6” pitch steel belt conveyor. The PRAB Steel Belt Conveyor carries the material up and meters it into the crusher. The crusher reduces the stringy chips into smaller, flowable chips and discharges them onto the PRAB Drag Conveyor. The PRAB Drag Conveyor transports the material up and into two diagonal shaft chip wringers. The PRAB Chip Wringers separate the coolant from the chips using nearly 700 Gs of centrifugal force. The settling tank captures the coolant for recycling. An integral PRAB Drag Conveyor discharges the settled fines back into the material flow. The PRAB Chip Wringers internally generate air pressure to pneumatically discharge dry chips. The dry chips travel through the pneumatic piping and cyclones to the PRAB Magnetic Separator. The PRAB Magnetic Separator removes ferrous particles from the stream of material and discharges them into a container, while dry aluminum chips continue onto the weight belt. The weigh belt measures throughput of dry material in process and deposits it into a blower. The blower pneumatically transports the chips across the plant to one or more cyclones, which dissipate the air and deposit the chips into storage bunkers.

 

To discuss your custom application please contact us today. Or, if you know your options and would like a quote from a product specialist click here.

The PRAB Guardian™ Coolant Recycling System removes tramp oils and suspended solids from contaminated coolant, controls bacteria and can adjust fluid concentration for fluid recovery. Typical ROI is 6-9 months. Enter your details below to calculate system payback for your application:


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