Machine type:

Scrap Chopper

Model 513

Reliable & Affordable Production.

The Model 513 is a reliable performer for larger volumes of tough scrap materials. The thick, durable steel plate housing prepares this unit for an abusive scrap chopping environment.

The wide infeed makes this unit operationally friendly; allowing for easy feeding of material. The Model 513 scrap chopper can be customized for inline automated production applications, and also has a variety of customizable options to meet specific scrap processing needs. The Model 513 is designed to fit on a SWEED stand that will accommodate a SWEED EZ Dump Hopper. 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 513:

Up to 1 ¼” x .046” domestic steel banding with clip

Up to 1 ¼” x .046” band saw blades

Various round and flat, mild steel, aluminum, brass, and copper


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

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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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