K2 Castings

1 New Hampshire Ave #125
Portsmouth, NH
US, 03801

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The risks of not staying on top of shredder maintenance

Shredder has to be opened and inspected after every production shift for maintenance and adjustment.

Late 2015 continues as a tough time to be in the shredding business. Scrap prices continue to find new lows while the input side of the business tries to adjust to the change in value. It may be the sign of a fundamental reset in the value of scrap. How the volume adjusts to the new price is not yet clear, and obsolete scrap volumes may lag for some time until the economics of disposal and transport adjust.

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RecoveryGrates Increase Non-Ferrous Recovery for Metal Shredders

RecoveryGrates Increase Non-Ferrous Recovery for Metal Shredders

K2 Castings’ RecoveryGrates are engineered to provide a simple yet effective way for scrap metal shredders to improve non-ferrous liberation and throughput,resulting in increased metal recovery.These grates are specially designed to increase metal separation in the shredder box, allowing greater yields from downstream systems. According to K2, mills that have made the switch have increased non-ferrous recovery by five percent over that of standard grates.

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