Williams Ripshear® Shredders feature a slow speed, high torque, disc cutting action that reduces solid wastes quietly, cleanly, and economically with minimum vibration. These shear slow-speed shredders can be used to reduce a wide variety of materials including tires, wood waste, wallboard, municipal solid waste, batteries, corrugated papers, 55 gallon drums, fabric, industrial plant and hospital waste, furniture, light metal scrap, and much more. For reject wallboard processing, for example, the Williams Ripshear® Shredder can quickly and efficiently reduce large bundles of reject wallboard to minus 6” (150mm).
There are multiple ways to shred material, such as tearing and fracturing. The Ripshear Slow-Speed Shredders offered by Williams involve shearing, which is actually cutting the material like scissors. Williams has created a patented technology that is versatile across multiple applications.
Williams offer two types of Ripshear® slow-speed shredders: Hydraulic Shredders and Electric Shredders. See more about our slow-speed shredders below.