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August 20, 2009

Franklin Miller Taskmaster TM8516i

The TM8516i shredder from Franklin Miller, Livingston, N.J., features low-speed, high-torque, counter-rotating cutters that shear and shred a variety of material, from wood to plastics to documents. Other features include:

Capable of reprocessing scrap, reducing waste and pre-conditioning materials for further processing

Suitable for wet, dry, gravity or pressurized environments

Equipped with a stand, hopper and control as standard

Supplied with a variety of cutter configurations for fine or coarse output and a mechanical seal system

Visit www.franklinmiller.com for more information.

 CS T500 Plastics Granulators

Available in three sizes, the T500 granulator series from ACS Group, New Berlin, Wis., is designed to process large containers and blow-molded objects. Features include:

A 20-inch cutting circle designed to provide enhanced
part ingestion

Available with three- and five-knife rotors and with high-shear or steep-angle rotors

Rotational end discs designed to provide clean, dust-free granulation without the "angel" hair or smearing

Visit www.acscorporate.com for more information.

AS Plastics Washing, Drying System.

The DRD drying and cleaning system from MAS was introduced during the NPE 2009 event in Chicago in June. MAS (Maschinen- und Anlagenbau Schulz GmbH of Austria) says its system "is a well-proven alternative to water washing plants for plastic recycling." Features include:

Cleaning that is carried out by the DRD (Double Rotor Disc) technology

Suitable for LLDPE stretch film, bale-wrap film, PP-non-woven, PP-big bags and fishing net

Operates at approximately 50 percent of the cost of a conventional washing system

Can be installed behind a conventional washing process as a dryer

Visit www.mas-austria.com/en/ or www.efactor3.com for more information.