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shingle contaminantsYou may not expect to have non-woody contaminants mixed in with the wood and yardwaste you’re recycling, but if you don’t get any, you’ll be the exception. Experience has shown that there is always some percentage of non-woody items mixed with wood and yard waste in the municipal waste stream. 

b2ap3_thumbnail_seattlemetalobject.jpgAs many of you may have seen in the news the past week, ( Metal Object Crashes Through Roof ) tub grinders do pose a risk when not operated and maintained properly.

We can see in the photo how damaged the tip is. Normal operation of a grinder with minimal contaminants ( Common Contaminants ) would not cause bolts to break free and eject the hammer tip in such a way.

Stay ahead of repairs and maintenance on your Tub or Horizontal Grinder!  Repairs are expensive, but downtime and can be extremely costly; especially when the material starts to pile up and your grinder is still down.   Our advice is to keep an inventory of common wear parts that will keep you running.  Here is a brief list of the most common items we recommend you keep on hand to help minimize downtime. 

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