Computer hard disks are one of the electrical and electronic equipment waste largest category, commonly called WEEE. Several regulations govern the disposal of this type of waste, which contains several rare metals that can be recovered and recycled.
The first phase of the recycling process starts with the hard disks shredding, through the shredding process. Hard disks are challenging components to treat because they are compact and rigid and contain high amounts of aluminium. After the shredding phase, the processing can continue with the materials’ pulverisation and subsequent separation.
SatrindTech catalogue includes various hard disk 2 and 3-shaft shredders with power from 10 to 80 HP.