Model 5703 XHD

Model 5703 XHD


The Model 5703 XHD Scrap Chopper is designed to meet the toughest linear recycling challenges and is especially suited for processing high volumes of ACSR and multi-strand communications cable.

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Unique front opening feedworks, taper-lock flywheel/shaft assemblies, and high-performance bearings make the 5703 XHD a remarkably tough chopper that is easy to service and maintain even when used in high-production environments. The 5703 XHD is widely recognized in the industry for pre-chopping reeled cable off the spool and can be tuned to virtually any linear scrap chopping application—delivering exceptional power and quick payback. The Model 5703 XHD 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 5703 XHD:

  • Up to 2” x .046” domestic steel banding with clip

  • Up to 2” x .046” band saw blades

  • Ferrous & non-ferrous wire

  • Copper and aluminum tube and pipe

  • Jacketed and non-jacketed wire and cable

Construction Features

  • CE approved

  • Magnetic starter

  • V4 knives to handle tough scrap metals

  • Footswitch controlled air-activated feedworks

  • Knives can be rotated (4 times) for extended life

  • Hinged front guard allows for easy routine maintenance

  • Made and supported in the USA

  • One-year warranty