Stage 1 Processing

Shredding


The reduction of whole tires down to shreds or chips utilizing one of our CM Tire Shredders.
 

By Products: Clean cut shreds or chips.

 
 

TDF

 
 

TDA

 
 
 

Markets


 

TDF - Tire Derived Fuel

 

Used as an alternative to fossil fuels. Used primarily in cement kilns, steel mills power plants and pulp and paper mills. Size range 25 mm to 100 mm.

 

Benefits: Burns hotter and cleaner than coal or petcoke.

 

TDA - Tire Derived Aggregate

 

Used as a light weight fill material for civil engineering projects such as: back fill, slope stabilization, embankments, drainage and sound abatement. Size range, 100mm to 400mm.

 

Benefits: Very durable, excellent drainage, reduces vibrations, insulates and lasts a long time.

 

CM Equipment Used for Stage 1

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    CM Hybrid Primary Shredder - Used to make larger cuts or single pass
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    CM Standard Primary Shredder - Used to make larger cuts or single pass
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    CM Classic Tire Shredder - Used for TDF to make smaller cuts
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    CM Dual Drive Shredder - Used for TDF to make smaller cuts
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    Internal or External Classifier
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    Assorted conveyors
 

Primary Shredder

Used to make larger cuts

Secondary Chipping Shredder

Used to make clean cut TDF

External Classifier

Used to size material

STAGE 1

Shredder + Classifier = TDF or TDA