New TANA 440DTeco Shredder – unique versatility

TANA was established in 1971 and has been at the forefront of designing and manufacturing robust machinery for the purposes of solid waste management ever since. With decades of experience on the needs and requirements of landfill and waste management operators, TANA launched its UK distributor TANA Recycling Machinery UK, with an aim to bring a touch of Nordic expertise and engineering know-how to the UK. TANA Oy is based in Finland, but TANA Recycling Machinery UK operates out of its South Yorkshire headquarters in Doncaster.

In just under 50 years of trading, TANA has grown to be a global name and since May 2016 TANA Recycling Machinery UK has been at the forefront of delivering unmatched versatility to the UK recycling industry.

TANA Recycling Machinery UK has a mission to provide customers with simply more money on the bottom-line with cutting-edge technology in solid waste management. TANA machines are designed with skill and experience using the best components available. All products are manufactured and designed from the TANA headquarters in Finland.

The popular TANA 440 shredders have been further improved in response to feedback from customers and dealers. First new model of the 440 series is the TANA 440DTeco shredder which is even more versatile, more productive, and easier to use.

The versatility, productivity and ease-of-use of TANA 440 shredders have all been taken to a new level, following improvements suggested by customers and dealers. The TANA 440 has traditionally been the company’s most popular shredder. It is used especially for processing challenging waste fractions, such as mattresses, tires, plastics, cables, textiles, wood and general waste. Versatility was already a major advantage of the TANA shredders, and the new 440DTeco now has even more applications.

The biggest change externally in the TANA 440DTeco shredder is the new higher machine frame, which allows over 200mm more space between the conveyor and the rotor on track models. The new frame structure allows more space for material flow underneath the rotor, helping especially with the pre-shredding of bulky materials, such as plastics and mattresses. Similarly, the new hopper design features a raised wall to prevent unshredded materials from falling onto the discharge conveyor.

In addition to the traditional 33-knife rotor, there is also the new option of 44 knives for added shredding performance. For example, the 44-knife rotor increases capacity / output in tire shredding by 25 %. The extended rotor also includes options for heavy duty use for optimizing operating costs. In addition, with the updated labyrinth seal, the rotor end structure has improved to protect the gearbox from external objects and disturbances.

Clean and efficient flow of materials

The flow of materials through the shredder has been improved in many ways in the new 440 series. These further increases productivity and improves the quality of the end product.

The cleaning combs are now bolted on instead of welded. Enabling a quicker fix when needed. Different cleaning combs are available for different purposes. Shorter combs are for tougher materials and coarse shredding to ensure the best durability and wear resistance. Longer combs are for easier materials and fine shredding to ensure the best output quality in terms of homogeneous particle size. Bolt-on cleaning combs also make maintenance easier because it is easier to replace damaged ones.

The conveyor system has been completely redesigned. The new structure features two separate conveyors: a transfer conveyor underneath the rotor and a discharge conveyor in the end of the machine. The speed of both conveyors can be adjusted separately. The frame of the discharge conveyor is now self-supporting enabling effortless angle adjustment, even during operation. Also, the scale system calibrates itself automatically depending on the discharge conveyor angle. The optional over-band magnet also features many updates: the magnet has been repositioned higher

allowing larger metal piles, the space between the magnet conveyor and the discharge conveyor can be adjusted hydraulically during operation, and the discharge side can be changed.

Global services keeps the wheels spinning at all times

The new TANA 440 series combines 15 years of user experience with TANA Shark shredders with the latest technical innovations. TANA’s customers and dealers have played a key role in the development of the new shredder series.

TANA 440 shredders are available as track, trailer and electric models. The TANA ProTrack® information management system Tana service kits and a global sales and service network help maximize productivity at all times, anywhere in the world.

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