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Carpet Shredder 

September 4, 2021     News

Carpet shredder not only solves the tedious and volumous waste carpet and fabrics, but also boost the sustainability of the carpet fiber and fabrics. It is hazardous to discard carpets and rugs in landfills, since they contain many toxic chemicals, primarily in adhesives and stain protectants. On the other side, the fabrics and polymers contain a high BTU value, making it an ideal item for waste-to-fuel.

Benefits of Deploying a Carpet Shredder

Wiscon’s carpet recycling shredder can process carpet in rolls or bales or loose forms. The shredding capacity achieves from 500kg/hr to 3000kg/hr, depending the power and model of the shredder machine. The final shredded particles are smaller for recycling and or for alternative energy like RDF. The shredded fiber is a great source of RDF (refuse-derived fuel), because it contains a huge valoric value for the waste-to-energy market.

Another advantage for using a car shredder is reducing the cost of transportaion. It takes a big money to relocate the waste carpet from households or manufactueres. A shredding service company can downsize the carpets quickly.

In the case of polyester-based materials, carpet shredding results in polyester regrind. After pelletizing, the PE resin can be applicable to prdocue new fibers for use in new polyester fabrics.

Carpet Shredding

Textile Shredding

Carpet Shredder – Single Shaft Shredder

Carpets are thick and often made with polymers and fabrics in multiple laryers

Carpet shredder

Industrial Shredder for Textile Recycling

The carpet shredding is conduct in one machine (1-shaft shredder). A high-speed plus high torque rotor crushes carpets into 40mm by 40mm particles. A pusher forces carpets to get in touch with the rotor. The workload is monitored so the pusher can retract to adjust the workload. The overall process is fully automated, but feeding shall be carried out manually. The shredder is simple in construction, easing the service and operation.

We recommend to facilitate a vaccum suction, in order to keep the workplace air clean.


Carpets, rugs , old clothes, confidential unirforms, garments

All edge trim, remnants, offcuts, textile materials from the production process.

The following is 2 videos showcasing how a carpet is crushed and shredded into pieces.

For more videos.

Textile and Fabric Shredder 



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