Every year in the United States there is about 2.5 million tons of carpet waste that goes into the landfill. That's about three percent of all the available landfill area.
A great way to help reduce and recycle carpets with a carpet shredder. Carpet Shredders are designed and made specifically for shredding large and hefty carpet scraps. A hopper component is set in-line to allow for easier loading of large size carpet scraps that then goes into a rugged and tough cutting slot or chamber. This type of shredding is very powerful. Most carpet shredders also have an automatic reversal feature to help prevent overfeeding and damage of the machine. Most are built to run at a low speed and very high torque. also promise powerful. With these techniques the carpet shredder is very reliable and has a low maintenance responsibility. In the end that would save huge cost and time spent repairing the machine.
Carpet shredders can have a single rotor shredder that allows the carpet to be shredded into a specific size or piece. This is determined with a sizing screen. Most sizing screens range from half and inch to four inches. Carpet Shredder rotors usually feature exchangeable steel cutters with four reusable sides, hydraulic ram, cutting inserts, adjustable durable circular roller bearing, and a fluid coupling. Carpet Shredder also can have optional accessories. These could consist of chutes and in-feed hoppers, cutter chamber and a ram. Carpet shredder electric drives usually rate around 25 horsepower to 60 horsepower.