Lybover AIR installs new shredder extractor at Scholz Rohstoffhandel GmbH
Geplaatst op 20-05-2021
Scholz Rohstoffhandel GmbH operates from four sites and is active in the recycling of iron and metal scrap. At the site in Laxenburg, just outside Vienna, Scholz runs one of a total of five shredder plants in Austria. With 2,000 HP, it is the largest shredder in the country. Around 90,000 tons of scrap metal are processed annually on 23,000 m², including 11,000 tons of end-of-life vehicles. Last year, the company invested substantially in order to increase the processing capacity on this site and to be able to work more efficiently and sustainably. With the expansion of this modern shredder installation, the company is making a valuable contribution to the efficient recovery of raw materials and thus to a sustainable future.
Lybover AIR played a crucial role in this with the installation of a new shredder extractor from Keller. After two years of planning and preparation, the new installation was installed in a record time of just five weeks. The dedusting installation has been converted from a wet system to a wet-dry system. From now on, new filter systems and two fans with 135 KW and 200 KW respectively will ensure clean air," explains Managing Director Manfred Födinger enthusiastically. Previously, fans of 2 x 250 KW were used.
For the construction of the various components, the expertise of sister company Lybover METAL was called upon, among other things. Two facets were important here. For example, the extraction components that extract the shredder must be able to cope with explosions and fires both in and around the shredder. In addition, the wear resistance of the sifter and the extraction components is important. The use of materials such as Hardox is no superfluous luxury here. The cyclones, wet filter, sifter and all kinds of pipework were produced in-house in Waregem. In order to minimise production downtime during conversion, a 3D scan was used during preparation.
By performing a 3D scan, the new installation could be perfectly drawn and visualised with a significant impact on efficiency and safety. Faster and more accurate measurements meant shorter lead times. More preparation off-site meant less time on-site. A lead time of 5 weeks would have been impossible without detailed engineering based on 3D scanning.
With these investments, Scholz Rohstoffhandel wants to contribute to the most important climate objective on the European level, i.e. the reduction of emissions. The current exhaust system does not only meet the current emission standards. It is also ready for future stricter emission regulations. "Thanks to good preparation based on 3D scanning and the exceptional project planning of Lybover AIR, this important project could be carried out in record time," concludes Managing Director Födinger.