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Advice for Shredder Buyers

Published on June 20, 2017 by Rafael Reveles, President at Converge Engineering   I have had the opportunity to work with many great shredder manufacturers over my 18 year career in the recycling market and I reached out to four true titans of the industry who have seen it all to […]

How to Prep for a Shredder Cutter Change

Replacing cutters on a shear shredder regardless of number of shafts is a significant expense and affects most operation’s bottom line if not done timely. Whether using hours, shear gap, or tons processed, most businesses know over time what works best for them and these decisions are predictable. Thus, preparing […]

Size Reduction Done Right

Posted on  May 18, 2017 by Rafael Reveles This story originally appeared in the March 2017 issue of E-Scrap News.   The choices available in the shredding equipment market are diverse and numerous. Most manufacturers now have a solution for virtually every application. Understanding the types of shredders available is […]

E-Waste Recycling Facility Setup Tips: Designing for Future Success

  The planning and development of an E-scrap recycling plant investment can set the stage for future performance almost in stone. Developing the right line for the right price must be done to enable proper financial performance. There are many correct methods depending on your point of view, but I will attempt to comment from […]

E-Waste Shredding and Separation Tips: Screening for Value

  Nearly any organization shredding and separating E-scrap will have a screening step in their process for removal of certain size fractions. Often not the star of the show, the screener plays a key role in efficient recovery.   Types of screens: There are two main types of screens found […]

E-Recycling Technology Innovators: Dr. Hamid Karbasi – Part 2

In this second and final part of my interview with Dr. Karbasi, Chair of the Industrial Research program in Advanced Recycling Technologies for WEEE at Conestoga College in Ontario, Canada, we cover where he sees advancements occurring for sensors used on scrap sorting airjet separators. These separators are used in many […]