ELME Clamshell Grapple-Magnet Arrives In the States
Waste Recyclers Across North America Can Now Sort And Handle Ferrous And Mixed Waste With ELME’s Advanced Grapple-Magnet Technology.
Northbrook, IL – January 31, 2011
•Alan Ross Machinery Corp. today announced the arrival of the ELME Clamshell Grapple-Magnet at its Northbrook, IL facility (20 minutes north of Chicago’s O’Hare airport).
•This new technology helps waste handlers recover ferrous scrap from paper, plastics and other mixed wastes unlocking value in mixed waste, and protecting equipment from damage by ferrous scrap contaminants.
•With the ELME Grapple-Magnet, operators can alternate between the grapple and magnet without switching equipment, leaving the operator’s cab or sacrificing mobility. Magnet and grapple go where the waste is.
•The ELME Grapple-Magnet is hydraulically actuated, it rotates 180 degrees and the clamshell tines expand to 78” when fully extended.
•The approximate overall weight of the ELME Grapple-Magnet assembly is 4,000 lbs.
•“North American waste handlers are looking for new ways to increase revenue and protect capital equipment from excessive wear and damage,” says Rustin Ross, President of Alan Ross Machinery Corp. “The arrival of the ELME grapple magnet means US recyclers now have an innovative tool available for mobile recovery of ferrous scrap.”
•“One of the most useful machines that has come to our facility, combining the capability of a grapple and the lifting power of a magnet,“ says Katie Lechelt, Magnetics Product Manager for Alan Ross Machinery Corp.
•Alan Ross Machinery Corp. website: Recycling Equipment
•Alan Ross Machinery Corp. scrap magnets
About Alan Ross Machinery Corp: Alan Ross Machinery Corporation has North America's largest inventory of used and new scrap processing and recycling equipment. They offer low prices, new & used equipment sales, professional appraisals, plant-liquidations, auctions and surplus industrial asset management. Alan Ross Machinery also owns many of the equipment items they sell. Alan Ross market is global with clients in over 52 countries.
About Elme (Almhults El-Mek AB): ÄLMHULTS EL-MEK has been working at the forefront of the electro-mechanical industry since 1955, developing methods and manufacturing machines for environmental and recycling operations. By cooperating closely with customers and end-users they have been able to find technological solutions to a variety of challenges and problems - innovations which in many instances have resulted in patented products.