Ask The Grinder Wear Parts Experts

How to Determine How Much Carbide you Need on Your Tips/Inserts and Swing Hammers

Posted on: Jun 09, 2016 - 10:00 AM | Wear Part Products
Author: Darrin Martin
Sonja Zehr is the Sales Manager for Grinder Wear Parts and has a lifetime’s worth of knowledge about the wood grinding/wear parts industry having grown up in the family business. For this post she offered some tips on application of carbide, an extremely hard material that is applied to the parts of the tip/insert that wear out fastest, to various wear parts to extend their usage. According to Sonja, the best way to determine how much carbide you need is to check your worn parts. Most of the time too much carbide is used. If that is the case you end up paying too much because of ... More

Market Trends for the Tub and Horizontal Grinder Industry

Posted on: Jun 09, 2016 - 09:15 AM | Market Trends
Author: Darrin Martin
A market trend is the general tendency or direction in which something tends to move. The overall direction in wood waste recycling is towards growth and expansion. Many separate, but related, industries such as logging, construction, and agribusiness are heading toward recovery—which leads to greater opportunity in wood grinding. According to the IBIS World Industry Reports, which provide insight and analysis on U.S. industries, many wood-related enterprises have already begun to make a comeback. Chipping and Grinding Equipment Manufacturing is predicted to g... More

Alternate Uses for Tub Grinders, Horizontal Grinders, and Trommel Screens

Posted on: Jun 07, 2016 - 01:15 PM | Market Trends
Author: Darrin Martin
Most grinders are used for processing large woody material, such as trees from land-clearing projects or storm debris, into a smaller product, such as mulch or compost, that can be resold. Wood grinding is also excellent for decreasing construction and demolition (C&D) wood waste, which makes up 40-50% of the construction waste stream headed to landfills.1   In addition to wood grinding, there are other materials that are able to be recycled/ground which offer an opportunity for grinder owners to diversify and expand their business beyond wood grinding. Two of these materials are... More

Top 5 Factors in Pricing Used Heavy Equipment

Posted on: Jun 06, 2016 - 08:00 AM | General
Author: Darrin Martin
Infographic: Top 5 Factors in Pricing Used Heavy Equipment A knowledgeable and experienced heavy equipment broker can help guide buyers and sellers through the process of listing and buying used equipment to arrive at the most fair and accurate price for everyone. To learn more about this subject or other matters regarding wood waste, tub and horizontal grinding equipment and parts, please contact the wear parts specialists at Grinder Wear Parts, or call 800-827-0401.

Custom screen/grate fabrication for your wood waste Tub or Horizontal grinder can make all the difference!

Posted on: Jun 03, 2016 - 01:00 PM | Wear Part Products
Author: Wayne Brown
With the growth of the wood waste processing industry serving such diverse markets as land clearing, landfill waste reduction, mulch, landscaping, composting and even asphalt shingle recycling, a lot of operations are paying close attention to screen/grate design in many ways to achieve a great finished product and increase their profits!  The photos below represent an example of this kind of custom design for a CBI 4000 fabricated on T-1 material with a 1.5” x 3” rectangular hole cut on a bias with ¼" backing. The result for this client is a more uniform finish... More

RSS Links Subscribe in NewsGator Online Subscribe in Bloglines