Tire shredding solutions

Tire Shredder Processing for a Variety of Tire Types:

  • Passenger car tires
  • Semi truck tires
  • OTR tires
  • Agricultural equipment tires
  • And more...

Primary and secondary tire processing

Komar tire shredders offer primary and secondary processing of both passenger car tires and truck tires from low volume (10 tires/hr.) to high volume (2500 tires/hr.). The two-shaft shear tire shredder creates a strip product which can be landfilled or re-circulated for further processing to create tire derived fuel (TDF). The Tiger 4 Quad shredder can be utilized as a secondary tire shredder for processing strips into chips or can be used as a primary, low volume, stand alone, single step processing unit.

Process and sell old tires

Using Komar tire shredders, you can safely and efficiently process tires into profitable outputs such as:
  • High Energy Fuel
  • Playground Cover
  • Rock Substitute
  • Roadway Filler

Steps for starting a tire shredding business

1. Find a market for your output

With some planning, a tire shredder will find that the fees charged for accepting tires barely cover operating costs. A tire shredding business is sustainable only if you find a profitable output, such as high efficiency fuels, mulch etc. You may want to do some research into various outputs that can be sold in your area - http://www.rma.org/ is a good place to start.

2. Find a good hauling location

As a tire shredder, finding a buyer is very dependent on how accessible / close you are. It is very important to choose a location that will be in range of multiple potential buyers, as hauling costs will limit their interest to a defined radius.

3. Make a budget

Be honest with your projected revenues and all other operating costs when you put together a tire shredder business budget. This will allow you to see if you can afford the right product for your needs before making a significant financial commitment. You will have to spend at least $100,000 for a basic tire shredder with prices going up significantly for the more processed outputs. Depending on what equipment you currently have, you will most likely need to purchase conveyors, dumpers or other materials handling equipment.

4. Start shopping for tire shredding solutions

You have a business plan, a budget and a good idea of what your tire shredder needs to do. Give us a call and let us show you a few options of how we can help you maximize the return on investment.

Shred & Process

  • Reduce labor costs
  • Primary and secondary shredding
  • Manage outputs

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