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Cutting Carpet Rolls for Recycling


October 2015

Recycling of rolled materials presents a problem in that the rolls cannot be directly fed into the shredder, but must first be cut into smaller sheets for processing.

Carpet is particularly difficult - it is heavy, tough and fibrous.

Echidna dealer ARVI recommended the Echidna D4HS with a 17 tonne wheeled excavator at Entsorgung-Lober GmbH recycling plant in Germany, for cutting disapproved and damaged rolls of carpet into manageable pieces. The job had previously been performed using using a hand tool (angle grinder) or a 600kW shredder. The shredder uses 600l of diesel fuel per day.

what used to take 1 week in the shredder was done in 1/2 day.

Apart from higher productivity, it also has the advantage that there is no manual labour, so there is less risk of accident and injury.

Equipment Used

D4HS High Speed Diamond Rocksaws 2x

D4HS High Speed Diamond Rocksaws

Specification and technical information

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