Rapid Granulator, Inc.

Contact Information

Please visit: Rapid Granulator, Inc.

Mailing Address:
200 W Kensinger Dr.
Cranberry Twp, PA 16066 US

Phone: 724-584-5220
Fax: 724-584-5230

A Special Message from Rapid Granulator, Inc.

"The Most Trusted Name In Granulators".

The Rapid Multi-Cutter is the most advanced screenless granulator available to the market today. For injection molders who are serious about seeking the next generation in granualtion performance and technology. The Multi-Cutter series of machines will come in three sizes and deliver exceptional quality regrind, very low noise, easy maintenance, and wear resistance to engineered materials. MC-10 Cutting Chamber Size: 9" x 10", 2.5 HP MC-14 Cutting Chamber Size: 9" x 14", 2.5 HP MC-18 Cutting Chamber Size: 9" x 18", 2.5 HP Unsurpassed maintenance features and performance engineered designs only available from Rapid.

Product Categories of Rapid Granulator, Inc.

  • Granulators more (+)
  • Metal Detectors, Separators
  • Scrap-reclaim Systems
  • Scrap-reclaim Systems--Sorting/Fractionating Systems
  • Scrap-reclaim Systems--Washing Systems
  • Shredders, Guillotines more (+)

As seen in PT

  • Global Processors Establishing U.S. Footprint

    Two major international processors establish plants in central Pennsylvania to serve the U.S. market.

  • Rapid Granulator Sold to Swedish Company

    New owner Lifco is a diversified public firm with subsidiaries involved in recycling. Transaction includes no other IPEG company.

  • Energy-Efficient Granulating

    Granulators are notorious energy hogs, but motors and designs have improved energy efficiency over the years. Proper selection and maintenance can also do a lot to avoid wasted energy cost.

  • Recycling News at K 2013

    New developments combine recycling and compounding in one step. Plenty of news at K in size reduction and de-labeling.

  • Auxiliaries at K 2013: More Efficient, Flexible & User-Friendly

    It’s hard to generalize about auxiliary equipment, but a few trends stood out at K, including: greater energy efficiency, ease of maintenance and cleaning, controls that provide more real-time and historical process information and greater ease of use.

  • Conair & Rapid Parent Buys Thermal Care

    IPEG, Inc., Cranberry Township, Pa., has acquired Thermal Care Inc., a major manufacturer of mold-temperature controllers, chillers, cooling towers, and pump tanks.

  • Conair & Rapid Joined by Shredder Maker

    Move expands Rapid’s range of product offerings in size reduction.

  • Avoid Four Common Traps In Granulation

    Today, more than ever, granulation is an important step in the total production process.

  • Auxiliaries at NPE: News in Materials Handling, Cooling, Granulating, Welding, Testing, Decorating

    Auxiliary equipment takes in a broad range of functions, from materials preparation to post-mold finishing.

  • On-Site: An ‘Empire’ Built on Scientific Molding

    A U.S. custom injection molder that’s hiring?

  • Rapid Granulator to Move

    Rapid Granulator, Inc. will move from Rockford, Ill., to share the new Cranberry Township, Pa., headquarters of The Conair Group.

  • First Commercial Recycling Process For Electronics Waste

    A 23-year-old Dutch plastic recycling firm, Plastic Herverwerking Brabant (PHB) BV has become the first supplier in the world of a complete commercial altered-density-media system tailored to separate the plastics in waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). Since last October, PHB has operated a WEEE recycling system sized for 33 million lb/yr and averages about 4400 lb/hr of reclaimed material from 11,000 lb/hr of waste input.

  • More Choices for Grinding, Shredding

    Many granulators on display at the K 2007 show in Dusseldorf last October were big models—150 to 200 hp—to enable higher throughputs or reclaiming larger parts and chunks. For example, Rapid Granulator from Sweden brought out the 600 model, the largest in its “open-hearted” series, which allow fast access to all internal components. It has a 600-mm-diam. rotor, 100 mm more than the next largest size.

  • Rapid Acquires Moditec's Screenless Granulators

    WEB EXCLUSIVE Rapid Granulator AB of Sweden (U.S. office in Rockford, Ill.) has acquired Moditec of France, which specialized in low-speed, screenless granulators designed with staggered rows of multiple “chipper” teeth on the rotor.

  • NPE 2006 News Wrap-Up: Recycling and Scrap Reclaim

    NPE was full of new equipment and systems for recapturing valuable in-plant scrap and post-consumer/post-industrial plastic waste. Recovery of PET packaging and film or fiber waste were particular areas of emphasis, as were lots of new granulators, from the world’s biggest to micro-size and even ‘clean-room’ models.

  • K 2004 Wrap-Up on Recycling & Scrap Reclaim: Turn Trash to Cash with New Compactors, Shredders and Grinders

    Topping recycling news at the latest giant K Show in Dusseldorf, Germany, were new compactor technologies for films and foams that can densify plastic waste for recycling and even mold finished parts—not just save space in a landfill.

  • Granulators Close-Up

  • New Granulators Galore at NPE

    Processors with scrap to grind must have noticed the prominence of screenless granulators with distinctive hooked “S-rotor” blades at the NPE show in Chicago.

  • NPE Offered Extensive Line-Up Of New Granulators & Shredders

    While most of the new granulators shown at NPE 2000 last month were beside-the-press models, there was also an accent on larger units with an appetite for tough hunks of large-diameter PVC pipe, bundles of textile fibers, and wads of molten bottle flash. Many are configured for “difficult” resins from engineering types to soft TP elastomers.

  • Recycling & Scrap Reclaim

    A batch of new press-side and central granulators introduced at K'98 are designed to cut cleaner and faster. Also new are a washer/dryer for dirty waste and a repelletizer for tough films and fibers.

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