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How Do You Scrap an Electric Motor?

Posted on: March 25, 2022

Electric motors are found everywhere, from heavy equipment and household appliances to industrial facilities and electric vehicles. They contain significant amounts of materials like copper, brass, aluminum, and steel that have some scrap value, though harvesting these materials in an efficient and cost-effective manner can be a challenge. The basic steps for recycling an electric…

Guide to Recycling Precious Metals

Posted on: October 28, 2021

Every year, an unimaginable amount of precious metal goes to waste in landfills. This is because people don’t know they can recycle jewelry or electronics containing these metals and because there are few refineries up to the task. Solid Equipment Company aims to change the status quo by offering the equipment necessary to separate precious…

Understanding the Basics of Recycling Electric Vehicle Batteries

Posted on: September 21, 2021

The future is now. Electric vehicles are no longer a sci-fi fantasy or something only accessible to individuals with deep pockets. Responding to the global push to reduce carbon emissions, more major auto manufacturers are coming out with affordable, everyday models bringing electric cars to middle-class consumers. As the demand surge begins, experts are already…

Know the Difference Between Ferrous & Non-Ferrous Scrap

Posted on: June 22, 2021

Scrap metal recycling is a lucrative, environmentally friendly business. Before you can get started, it’s imperative to understand the difference between ferrous and non-ferrous metals. In short, ferrous metals contain iron, while non-ferrous metals do not. This defining characteristic determines which uses and applications these metals are best suited for and how they are recycled.…

The Basics of Industrial Recycling

Posted on: March 28, 2021

Every industry—from manufacturing and medicine to agriculture and energy products—generates reusable and recyclable materials. Much like household waste, including cardboard, paper, aluminum cans, and plastic containers, industrial waste is considered a valuable commodity. Using the correct processes and equipment, industrial waste can easily be reused or recycled. What is Industrial Recycling? Industrial recycling is the…

Industrial Recycling Equipment Guide

Posted on: December 23, 2020

Access to the proper industrial recycling equipment is the key to an efficient and profitable business. With so many machines available for different purposes, how do you know which ones are best suited for the application at hand? Use this industrial recycling equipment guide to help you answer that question. Wire Granulators The copper and…