A slow-speed high-torque shredder made within the United States is taking part in a vital position in a Japanese firm’s effort to receive power recovery worth from difficult-to-recycle materials.
According to U.S.-based SSI Shredding Systems Inc., the set up at a Kayama Kogyo Co. Ltd. facility in Toyokawa, Japan, was undertaken to accomplish a number of waste and recycling-related objectives.
SSI describes Kayama, which was established in 1961, as specializing in waste assortment, transportation, disposal and recycling. The firm conducts its personal analysis into disposal and recycling applied sciences with the target of making a sustainable and wholesome atmosphere, says the gear maker.
“We very a lot take pleasure in working with Kayama,” says Rich Ellis, Asia market gross sales supervisor for SSI. “Kayama is a progressive firm working to make the world a greater place.”
An SSI Quad Q100SD on the Toyokawa Plant is “one in all many SSI shredder installations that Kayama owns and operates,” in accordance to SSI.
At Toyokawa, the SSI four-shaft shredder serves as each a main shredder and a “measurement decreasing powerhouse,” says the gear supplier.
A video posted by SSI to its web site says supplies fed into the Q100SD embody combined waste, fish web and tremendous sacks.
In Toyokawa, the QuadQ100SD blades are spaced 2.5-inches (65 millimeters, or mm) aside whereas the display measurement for outbound materials is ready at 4 inches (100 mm). The shredding setup has been designed to course of quite a lot of supplies and produce a small, constant particle measurement, says SSI, to “create an environmentally pleasant gasoline materials.”
A magnet positioned between the four-shaft shredder and the outbound materials additionally recovers ferrous scrap for recycling. A hand picker working the outbound materials line is available for extra high quality management measures.
On its web site, SSI describes the Q100 as being “referred to as multi-purpose shredders as a result of they’re designed to work like a two-shaft shredder when the interior display is eliminated, or as a sizing shredder that’s in a position to shred, liberate and scale back a variety of commingled supplies with out overly thick metals, in a single cross.”
It lists aluminum extrusions, digital scrap, out of date home equipment, materials recovery facility (MRF) residuals, plastic scrap, carpet and paper mill ragger wire as supplies efficiently dealt with by put in Q11 fashions.
Kayama president and CEO Junichiro Kayama says the shredding system has been essential towards its predominant aim of landfill diversion of supplies that don’t generally have mechanical recycling outcomes. He is also complimentary of SSI gear.
“We at present have three SSI shredders in operation,” says the CEO. “They are able to processing extraordinarily troublesome supplies, which makes them very helpful. Also, the customer support has been wonderful, which has given us peace of thoughts.”