Please visit: Republic Machine
4104 Bishop Lane
Louisville, KY 40218 US
Designs and manufactures single-shaft rotary shredders for rigid and flexible materials, and also two- and three-cut systems with shredder shafts in series for higher throughput of large parts and film/fiber waste.
Serves plastic, wood, film, fiber, carpet, rubber, solid waste, and medical waste markets.
New developments combine recycling and compounding in one step. Plenty of news at K in size reduction and de-labeling.
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.
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.