Tire shredding machines have high torque dual shaft shredders that rotate at fairly low pace . Some tire shredders have a capacity of 11,000 pounds an hour in two inch chip sizes. They can also handle lightweight truck tires and standard car tires. Other machines can handle larger tires.
The tough and rugged design of the tire shredder with its strong knives allows an entire tire to be shredded in a single pass. The removal of the bead is not required in large tire shredding machines, but some smaller machines do require to remove the bead.
A detachable varied size screen is used in the tire shredding machine to decide the final chip size. Some chips are as small as one inch. Better output rates can be attained with bigger screen openings and produce larger chips.
Tires chips that run through these tire shredding machines can be used for many industrial applications. Many times the recycled tires can be used as fuel that can burn in a furnace, alternative fuels, derived fuels and other appropriate fuels. Some other uses for the recycled shredded tire are rubber sheets, many industrial goods. Recycled tires can even be used for tire mulch in landscaping and drain fills.
To get a smaller tire chip size that’s called crumb rubber. It is crumbled through high speed rubber grinders that come from the main tire shredder. It's made using a high speed cylinder body and a very fine screen to get the preferred size. It can also separate wire from the tire rubber.