Tire shredders play a very large role in tire recycling. Usually the first step to converting whole tires into a usable product or landfill material is to shred them. Tires are incredibly durable and resilient to destruction. For this reason, tire shredders tend to have more torque than garbage shredders or wood shredders. The most popular type of tire shredder is called a shear shredder. These are typically slow speed with two shafts of knives. Most of these machines are equipped with built in safeties so that if a foreign object falls into the machine the machine will reverse before serious damage is done to the knives or shafts. Any of these machines may be stationary units that are set in one place and hooked to three phase power or portable machines with engines or generators. Portables are always more expensive than stationary because of the extras needed to make them move and provide power.
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BCA makes a good medium duty shredder for processing car and light truck tires at a rate of about 300 tires an hour. This shredder actually comes with two screens, a 1 inch and a 2 ½ to 3 inch screen. It also comes with an extra conveyor belt for the outfeed conveyor. It is powered by a 100 hp Kubota deisel engine and can be pulled by ¾ ton pickup. This machine is in almost new condition with under 1000 hours and is ready to go to work.
The Granutech/Saturn Model 50 Grizzly is the premier machine for taking 2 inch tire chips down to a 1 inch or ¾ inch minus mulch. This heavy duty machine is powered by a 200 H.P. electric motor that in turn goes through a large heavy duty Falk drive that produces a rotor speed shaft of 150 RPM. This machine will have a brand new rotor installed along with a new set of fly and bed knives. And we will furnish you with a screen size of your choice depending on what size material you need to produce. This system has —-> Read the Rest
Barclay is the leader in high volume low cost to run technology, and this Barclay 6P is the powerhouse of their line. With a 6 ft cutting chamber it can handle the bigger tires like tractor and backhoe tires. It has brand new blades installed so the machine will be ready to go, as well as having a new motor, new infeed chain and new paint job. This portable shredder is on a trailer and comes with an infeed conveyor and an outfeed conveyor. This machine will do over 1000 car tires or 300 truck tires an hour down to —-> Read the Rest
Columbus McKinnon has been a leader in the tire shredder industry for years. This 1992 Portable Shredder with a classifier will take whole tires and make a 2 inch chip for a great TDF product. It comes with both the infeed and outfeed conveyor for a complete 2 inch chip system on one trailer. It is on a 2006 Globe trailer, and is powered by a 3408 Cat diesel engine. They just replaced a bearing in the machine so it is ready to go to work, and can be demonstrated.
The MacSaturn 62x40HT is the machine to use for mobile tire cleanups. It will shred 400 car tires an hour down to a 2” chip. This machine has a new pump and a new pillow block on the classifier. There has been quite a bit of work done on both the daisy wheels and the electrical system. This unit is hydraulic and is powered by a 360 hp Cummins diesel engine, and comes mounted on a triple axle trailer for easy moving from site to site. This system is set up with a 2 inch disc screen classifier and all —-> Read the Rest
This portable shredder is ideal for tire pile clean ups. It is a primary shredder powered by a Cat 3408 diesel engine, and will do 1000 PTE per hour. It has an infeed and outfeed conveyor and mounts on a dual axle trailer for easy movement with a tractor trailer. It has just been painted and has had good maintenance so it is ready to go to work.
SSI makes a great shredder, and this portable SSI 1800 is a nice 125 hp shredder that does a nice job of car and light truck tires. This machine has been recently painted, with new belts installed. It also has a newly rebuilt electric motor and the planetary drive was replaced less than a year ago, and new fingers and rails. There is a spare set of knives that need to be rebuilt that go with the machine, as well as 2 spare shafts.
The MacSaturn 62x40HT is the machine to use for mobile tire cleanups. It will shred 400 car tires an hour down to a 2” chip. This unit is hydraulic and is powered by a 360 hp Cummins diesel engine, and comes mounted on a triple axle trailer for easy moving from site to site. This system is set up with a 2 inch trommel screen and all re-circulating conveyors to make a complete 2” minus chip system. This Saturn 62x40HT is a clean machine that was rebuilt and has not been used but a few hours since the rebuild.
This SSI shredder is a hydraulic machine with 2 100 hp electric motors. It has an opening of 52 inches by 32 inches. The 2 inch knives will produce a primary shred out of car and passenger tires. This machine has just had a bearing replaced so it’s running real smooth. It is a clean machine that comes complete with the infeed and outfeed conveyors, stand, hopper, hydraulic power pak, and electric motor and controls. This shredder is ready to go to work and can be demonstrated on request.
The Eidal 62×41 Shredder is a powerhouse of a shredder. This shredder is powered with 2 150hp hydraulic drives that will do a wide variety of materials including tires, wood, pallets, and e-waste. The machine has 1.2 inch 2 hook double stacked knives and it comes with an infeed and outfeed conveyor. This is a no frills shredder that gets the job done, and parts are readily available. This machine is ready to go to work, and there is a video of the machine in operation at your request.