PRAB > Shredder/Wringer Chip Processing System
Compliance
PRAB Shredder/Wringer Chip Processing System help meet Federal EPA and ISO 14001 regulations and strict environmental compliance.
Health & Safety
The Shredder/Wringer 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

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

The ideal solution for scrap metal consisting of flowable chips and loose turnings

A Typical Shredder/Wringer Chip Processing System Includes:

  • Infeed hopper with Screw Conveyor accepts chips and loose turnings and meter feeds the turnings into the shredder.
  • Turnings Shredder uses energy-saving dual shafts that operate by ripping, cutting and tearing turnings into manageable, shovel-grade chips for further processing.
  • Tramp Metal Separator effectively removes bar ends and other tramp metals from the chips, protecting the Wringer and other downstream equipment.
  • Diagonal Shaft Wringer (available with air discharge or gravity discharge) efficiently removes moisture from chips with over 600 G’s of centrifugal force.
  • Wringer Discharge Conveyor transfers processed chips to customer’s container (conveyor not shown in above photo).
  • Settling tank with re-circulating drag conveyor provides automatic re-circulation of settle fines back into the system. Package includes an air-diaphragm pump for transferring fluid to holding tank of filtration system.
  • Electrical control panel with HMI Panel controls all system functions.
  • Optional coolant recycling system can cut disposal costs up to 90%. Learn about our Guardian Coolant Recycling System and Paper Bed Filter
  • Optional 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.

 

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Product Brochures
Product Brochure: Wringer
Product Brochure: E-Series Chip System

White Paper
White Paper: Green Engineering

Other Downloadable Content
PRAB Chip Processing Systems All Product Brochure
PRAB Builds Equipment for the Toughest Jobs in Manufacturing and Metalworking

 

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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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Product Brochure: PRAB Builds Equipment for the Toughest Jobs in Manufacturing and Metalworking

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When market factors reduce profit margins, metalworking operations should consider shifting their capital expenditures to back-end process systems. By Mike Hook, Sales & Marketing Director, PRAB   Introduction In 2010, Modern Machine Shop magazine released its inaugural “Top Shops” benchmarking survey. Intended as an annual method for metalworking shops to compare their key performance indicators with […]

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