Wood Pallet is a widely used packing solution for cargo transportation due to its convenience and easiness of handling. This would be originated from 20th century 30’s, the US Army for the first time used pallet to improve cargo transporting and handling efficiency, ensuring the material supply. After that, pallet became widely used in countries around the world. Nowadays, in US, 80% of the merchandise trades are transported by pallet, in Europe, 0.28 billion pallets are in use and circulated among enterprises each year. In China, there are about 0.1 billion pallets in use. Among all these pallets, 90% of them are wood pallets. The recyclable plastic pallets only take up 8%. The use of this large proportion of wood pallet is because wood pallet is cheaper and stronger. How to recycle scrap wood pallet in a cost effective and efficient way? Wood recycling machines like wood pallet shredder can help.
Wood pallet shredder in scrap wood pallet recycling
Along with the wide use of wood pallet, everyday it generates a large volume of waste/broken wood pallets that needs to be disposed or recycled. Shredder is very necessary and important equipment in the recycling process of wood pallet. Wood pallet after shredding, grinding and drying process can be made into wood powder. No matter in our houses and offices, there are a lot of furniture, windows, and doors are made from wood powder. In some power station, wood powder is used as a green fuel to generate electricity. Waste wood pallets after shredding, drying and carbonizing process can also be made into smokeless charcoal. In paper-making industry, wood pallets after shredding and chipping process are made into wood pulp, and then made into new paper.