Machine type:

Scrap Chopper

Model 450 DDX

Dual Driven Feedworks Increases Feeding Efficiency.

The Model 450 DDX boasts power alongside a dual-driven feedworks. Driving both feed rolls on the chopper allows the unit to process scrap quickly and efficiently.

The Model 450 DDX is SWEED’s chopper of choice for companies processing large volumes of scrap plastic or PET strapping. This chopper is extremely versatile and can be customized for inline automated production applications requiring tension control and custom scrap lengths. The Model 450 DDX is designed to fit on several SWEED stands that can accommodate a variety of scrap collection containers. Custom stands and additional safety upgrades are also available.

Material Reference

The recommended model of scrap chopper is determined by scrap size, scrap volume, and requested custom features. Please consult a SWEED representative to determine the appropriate scrap chopper for your application. The following are materials commonly processed through the 450 DDX:

Up to 1” x .031” steel banding with clip

Up to 1” band saw blades

Most sizes of plastic/PET strap


Construction Features

SWEED scrap choppers are well-known for their robust construction and ability to endure demanding environments. SWEED scrap choppers offer a reliable and efficient solution for processing linear scrap materials while prioritizing durability, safety, and user-friendly operation.

CE version available

Easy-to-reach “Feedworks Release” hand lever

Infeed restrictor plate for operator protection

Knives have 4 usable edges and can be rotated (3 times) for extended life

Made and supported in the USA

One year limited warranty

OVERVIEW: Sweed Scrap Choppers

Scrap Chopper Payback: Model 450 DDX

Sweed Model 450 DDX Demonstration

Sweed Model 450 DDX Plastic Tubing Demonstration

Sweed Model 450 DDX Window Trim Demonstration

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Our Commitment To Our Customers.

SWEED engineers work closely with customers on many levels – from customizing a scrap chopper to meet specific criteria or revolutionizing a veneer or panel handling solution to increase production and efficiency, SWEED strives to exceed every customer’s expectation in all they do.

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Since 1955

Our History

It all started with an imported gang saw. After WWII, three brothers from Germany migrated to the United States and built a sawmill on Galls Creek in Gold Hill, Oregon. Dissatisfied with the imported gang saw they were using, they decided they could make a better saw themselves.

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