Please visit: Republic Machine
4215 Produce Road
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.
Facilitates cleaning and maintenance.
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.