Diogo Miguel Valeriano Oliveira
I am building a shredder and now I just have to attach the motor and start shredding plastic … I hope.
I found an electric motor from a washing machine and I want to make sure that it will work.
So, can anybody help me with some questions?
What’s the minimum torque? I will recycle mostly ABS but is preferable to be able to shred…[Read more]
Hello guys! I am Diogo from Lisbon, Portugal and I am developing a plastic recycling machine. By now I am building the shredder and to finish my task I need an extruder as well. However, it’s getting very complicated to find the needed materials for the extruder and then I am here asking if there is anyone able to sell me one. If you guys can do…[Read more]
Hello guys! I am developing my own machine and now I am starting with the shredder.
In order to determine the motor needed power I have to take in consideration the ultimate tensile strenght of the materials that I will shred. I thought about moddeling the process as if it was a blanking with a punch(blades) and a matrix. Happens that the…[Read more]
Hey guys! I am just starting my project, in order to create a polymer recycling machine so I am joining your community.
At first, I have a basic doubt which is: how does the drill compress the plastic? I understand that the industrial extrusion screw can do it because of its conical shape, but it doesn’t happen with the drill, I think.
Thank you…[Read more]