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Product Spotlight

October 1, 2014

1. Franklin Miller Taskmaster Titan. Franklin Miller, Livingston, New Jersey, has introduced the Taskmaster Titan TM14000 shredder. The company says the patented, twin-shaft shredder features:

  • a counter-rotating cutter design that uses two cutting stacks
  • the capability of more expensive shredders employing two to three times the power
  • suitable for paper, old corrugated containers (OCC), electronic components, packaging, plastics, biosolids, bulky items and more
  • a 5-horsepower motor and gear drive with cutting chambers ranging from 14 inches by 16 inches to 14 inches by 32 inches
  • constructed of ductile iron, steel and alloy steel and available with single and dual drives

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2. General Kinematics SXS trommel screen. General Kinematics, based in Crystal Lake, Illinois, has introduced the SXS trommel screen, which it describes as first trommel screen of its kind in the industry. It offers these features:

  • a side-by-side screen engineered for less dense, soft materials
  • developed for municipal solid waste, single-stream and commercial and industrial materials but also suitable for other streams
  • high stroke transmits more energy into materials for faster travel speed and better separation
  • lower operating costs than standard machines

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3. Hammermills International ICW 6648 shredder. Hammermills International, Tulsa, Oklahoma, has introduced the ICW 6648 shredder, which is skid-mounted and features a 600-horsepower driveshaft. Additional features include:

  • a retractable infeed hopper
  • a discharge hopper
  • a spider rotor designed to assure cutting across the feed opening
  • hammers, pin-puller and guard
  • an hydraulic maintenance package

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4. Steinert fines induction sorting system with Argos C technology. New from Steinert, with U.S. offices in Walton, Kentucky, is the Fines ISS (induction sorting system) with Argos C induction technology, offering these features:

  • combines two technologies to separate metal fines
  • designed to extract metals smaller than 9.5 millimeters
  • an inductive sensor to recover metal pieces as small as 1 millimeter
  • a fully digital sensor provides conductive imaging to enhance separation accuracy via more detailed information on each detected particle
  • a bullet-type integrated valve bar designed to minimize compressed air consumption and increase product purity
  • available in working widths of 40 inches and 80 inches

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