KENT, OH, April 25, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Reduction Engineering Scheer, the leading manufacturer of plastic pulverizers, has released a new product in its line of disposable pulverizer disks made with a high-carbon, high-chromium alloy steel.
"The addition of this new product gives a terrific option to companies facing the toughest applications," said Richard A. D'Angelo, chief operating officer for Reduction Engineering Scheer. "Our newest disks provide enhanced wear performance when processing abrasive plastics without using a heavy standard disk.
"The savings from shipping costs to sharpen standard disks alone makes this a great option, but the additional performance is game-changing."
The new steel in this disk is particularly well-suited for applications requiring long runs and close tolerances, because of its high:
- Wear resistance
- Compressive strength
- Stability in hardening
When Reduction Engineering Scheer launched the plastics industry's first disposable cutting disk
two years ago, the product represented a major innovation in pulverizing technology. Its advantages included:
- Reduced shipping cost
- Lower mill temperatures
- Increased rates
- Construction that's 75% thinner and lighter
- Larger cutting diameter
At the time, the company said the lightweight disks doubled the service life of standard disks at half the cost.
"Now, with the introduction of disposable disks made of this new material, we've forged yet another important advancement that will only further benefit our customers," D'Angelo said.
For more information, call 800.844.2927 or visit http://www.reductionengineering.com
Located in Kent, Ohio, Reduction Engineering Scheer is a worldwide supplier of pulverizers, pelletizers, and rotational molding equipment, and it also engineers and commissions turnkey production systems. Founded in 1994 as a builder of pulverizers for converting pellets to powders, the company began machining rotor knives for Conair pelletizers in 2000, took over assembly of the pelletizers in 2002, and purchased the line from Conair in 2006. In late 2008, the company also purchased the pelletizer business of C.F. Scheer & Cie GmbH, the world's largest manufacturer of strand pelletizers. The production of rotational molding equipment is carried out by a Brazilian affiliate, Rotoline Industrial Equipment Ltda., for which Reduction Engineering operates a sales and service center in Kent.