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Posted on Wed 04/22/09 in Recycling
Gold Hill, OR, USA— Sweed Machinery is attending the annual ISRI convention at the Mandalay Bay Casino and Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada this year! The ISRI convention provides professionals in the scrap industry an opportunity to network and gather the latest news and trends available for scrap recyclers.
With their line of scrap choppers, shears, and wire and cable separation systems, Sweed helps scrap recyclers dispose of all types of ferrous...
Posted on Fri 03/27/09 in Model 525
Posted on Sat 01/31/09 in Choppers
Look to Recycling and Safety to Save
Sweed Choppers can turn scrap bands into profits. For nearly 50 years, Sweed Machinery has been designing and manufacturing recycling equipment to help companies control their scrap problems. “We design machinery to meet existing needs and develop custom modifications for individual customers” said Cory Graper, Sweed’s sales manager. Companies are beginning to realize the importance of practical recycling, efficient use of space, employee safety and profit recovery through scrap conversion....
Posted on Fri 06/27/08 in Recycling
Many companies are often confronted with the challenge of disposing harsh baling wire. Sweed Choppers will chop your scrap wire into small cut lengths making it easier, safer and more economical to handle your business’ by-product. One series of choppers designed specifically for scrap wire reduction is Sweed’s Model 5503; a series of heavyweight performers for plants converting substantial quantities of linear material. The 5503 series offers a fast efficient feed rate, an...
Posted on Thu 01/31/08 in Payback
Storing unwanted scrap for even a short time takes up valuable manufacturing space that could be used for production. For example, loose banding that customarily fills up a 30-yard dump box needing 160 square feet of plant space can normally fit into two 55-gallon drums after its chopped. Few companies object to converting wasted space to productive use.
Posted on Thu 12/13/07 in Recycling
Sweed has taken the design of their standard Model 450 Scrap Chopper and improved it to be faster and more powerful. This chopper is becoming a staple for companies processing large amounts of plastic or PET banding; many of them have the Turbo located at each receiving area (or other places in the plant where the plastic banding is generated).