Car Bumper Recycling

The background of car bumper recycling
On modern automobiles, the bumper consists of a plastic cover over a reinforcement metal bar. It is attached to vehicles’ front-most and rear-most ends, and designed to protect the car’s body in collision by absorbing the impact. With the rapid development of the economy, more and more people can afford cars, and this results in an increasing number of cars being produced, used and thrown away. Vehicle bumper recycling is a good solution. Some recycling machines like car bumper shredders can help to make the whole process much easier.

Why should car bumper shredder is needed in car bumper recycling?

Crushing and capacity reduction: The car bumper shredder can efficiently crush large plastic components such as bumpers into small pieces or fragments, making it easier for subsequent recycling and processing. The broken bumper not only facilitates transportation, but also reduces storage space, improves resource recycling efficiency and convenience.
Handling multiple materials: The car bumper shredder has strong crushing ability and can handle bumpers made of various materials, such as metal, plastic, etc. Both metal waste and plastic pipes can be crushed through shredders, laying the foundation for subsequent separation and recycling work.
Improving recycling efficiency: Through the shredding process of the shredder, different material components in the bumper are more easily separated, such as metal and plastic. This separation helps with subsequent recycling work, allowing different materials to be more effectively reused and improving the efficiency of resource recovery.

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What is a Car Bumper Shredder(car bumper shredding)?
On each automobile, there is a plastic fence installed over a metal reinforcing bar. It is placed at the front and rear of vehicles and is designed to protect the car body in case of collision by absorbing the impact. With the rapid development of the economy, an increasing number of people can afford to buy cars, resulting in more and more cars being produced, used and discarded.

Vehicle bumper recycling is a good solution for the environment because it saves plastic materials. Also, it is a profitable business to turn waste bumpers into valuable plastic granules.

How does a Car Bumper Shredder work?
Car bumper shredder is an ideal recycling machine to crush plastic bumpers over 1-meter in the first place. In the auto bumper recycling process, unwanted materials such as metal fittings are manually first removed. Next, bumpers are transported into a shredder by an infeed conveyor and then the bumper is shredded into small pieces(40mm). An industrial shredder’s slow-rotating rotor shears and cuts car bumpers into pieces. With the help of a hydraulic pusher, a load of car bumpers is broken down.

The shredder can integrate with other recycling machines such as scrap plastic washing lines to produce clean, dry and small granules. The granules are ready for injection molding and blow molding.

Car bumpers recycling process:

car bumpers recycling process

Car Bumper Shredder Video:

Car Bumper Before and After:

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Conventionally, scrap vehicle bumpers are incinerated to recover thermal energy (thermal recycling). With the growing awareness of environmental protection and improved technology, end-of-life vehicle (ELV) bumpers are now collected and recycled into raw plastic resin for use in the production of new plastic products such as green mesh, geogrids, building materials, waterproofing materials, etc.

Shredders for bumpers are designed to work as a complete and functional system with reduced investment costs and minimal labour involved. Simply consisting of conveyors, shredder, and granulator, a shredding system can turn waste into wealth. This solution was obtained without compromises through the automatic management of all components by means of a dedicated PLC.

Commercial Values of Car Bumper Recycling
The recycled raw material from scrap vehicle bumpers can also be converted into new vehicle bumpers by mixing the raw material with 7% fiberglass as well as a certain percentage of PBT material. This environmentally-friendly business not only improves the material recycling rate (MRR) but also contributes significantly to the more efficient use of resources.

A car bumper shredder is an indispensable piece of equipment for vehicle bumper recycling and car bumper shredding. In Wanrooetech’s product range, we offer various shredding solutions to meet your specific need. Please contact us to tailor an optimal vehicle bumper size reduction solution for your project.

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