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New and updated products and technology for the waste industry.

October 4, 2021

Prab Auto-Take Up conveyor enhancement

Prab Inc., Kalamazoo, Michigan, has released the Auto-Take Up system as a conveyor enhancement. Features of the Auto-Take Up include:

  • eliminates the need for manual belt adjustments for improved conveyor uptime
  • monitors tension using load cells on chain conveyors, including steel belt conveyors, drag conveyors and the Prab ScrapVeyor
  • wired to a PLC control panel, which monitors tension and automatically tightens the belt
  • can be added to new conveyors or retrofitted onto existing models
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    EverestLabs RecycleOS tracking technology

    Fremont, California-based EverestLabs has now made available RecycleOS, an artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled recovery-to-reuse operating system. Features of the system include:

    • helps material recovery facilities (MRFs) recover more recyclable objects and enables consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers and package manufacturers to use more recycled content
    • incorporates a robotic cell designed to deliver a 49 percent increase in recovery for MRFs compared with some robots of earlier vintage
    • gathers data on every conveyor line for proactively improving plant operations
    • allows companies and MRFs to measure and track goals across their operations

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    Untha America ZR preshredders

    Untha America, Hampton, New Hampshire, has released its ZR two-shaft shredder, which is engineered for multishift, continuous preshredding. Features of the ZR include:

    • independent, bidirectional shaft rotation to grab, shear and liberate material in forward and reverse
    • modular, quick-change cutting table design offers versatility
    • low-speed, high-torque drive can handle severe-duty applications with a high level of shredder and plant availability
    • supplied with the Untha Eco Power Drive with water-cooled synchronous motors

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    Sennebogen 835 G Hybrid material handler

    Germany-based material handling equipment maker Sennebogen has introduced the 835 G Hybrid material handler. Features of the 835 G include:

    • a 188-kilowatt Stage V diesel engine and what Sennebogen is calling its Green Hybrid energy recovery system
    • aimed at applications in scrap and timber handling as well as port operations
    • allows for additional working speed and increased handling performance while offering a reduction of around 30 percent in fuel costs
    • structured machine design and central maintenance points make components more accessible

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