The Industrial Hammer Mill: A Versatile Workhorse

One Design,  Many Applications The basic design of the industrial hammer mill is really quite simple: A steel chamber containing a shaft to which rectangular steel hammers are affixed. Replaceable plates lining the mill’s interior to reduce wear caused from grinding abrasive materials. Steel screens or bar grates cover the mill’s discharge opening. Material is… Read more »

How to Convert Waste Wood to Biofuel Feedstock

Size reduction solutions to two of the biggest challenges when converting waste wood to biofuels Throughout our 80+ year history, wood processing has been one of our cornerstone industries. Among our largest customers are forest products companies, lumber yards, makers and recyclers of pallets, furniture manufacturers, truss plants and more. Each with unique products, but… Read more »

Hammer Mills Bring Spice(s) to our Lives

Why a hammer mill? Hammer mills can be used to process a seemingly infinite list of materials.  For spices it is the best tool for the job because of the operational flexibility, and the ability to control finished particle size. With the exception of high oil content spices such as nutmeg and mace (unless cryogenically… Read more »

How Do You Grind Pallets for Recycling?

Pallets, Pallets Everywhere… We all have them. Whether you buy, sell, ship or warehouse, just about any business that handles merchandise in large quantities has pallets. They are the ideal tool for storing and moving myriad materials. But what happens when the pallets become broken, or are just no longer needed? All too often they… Read more »