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Spearing

Spearing is an undesirable, odd sized material that pass through the grates with minimal size reduction. Terra Select screens help reduce the amount of spears by screening material based on size.

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Top Soil

Topsoil is the upper, outermost layer of soil, usually the top 2 inches (5.1 cm) to 8 inches (20 cm). It has the highest concentration of organic matter and microorganisms and is where most of the Earth's biological soil activity …

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Compost

Compost is organic matter that has been decomposed and may be made from single source material or blended for specific application performance. Green waste materials uses include: garden debris, kitchen scraps, manure, or yard and lawn waste. Nutrient rich in composition, …

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Coloring

Coloring is sometimes done to mulch to give the product a richer, longer-lasting color. It is an after market add-on and the most common colors include gold, rich browns, reds or blacks. Customizable colors are sometimes available depending on your …

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Mulch

Mulch is a protective layer of material applied to the surface soil, and may be used for a variety of applications. conserve moisture provide weed control regulate soil temperature promote soil fertility boost landscape appearance prevent soil erosion Often made from bark, low …

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Screen Size

Screen size refers to the hole size in a trommel drum. Common screen hole sizes range from 1/4" to 3". The material fraction size needed will determine the screen hole size.

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Recycled Asphalt Shingles (RAS)

Sometimes referred to as Reclaimed Asphalt Shingles (RAS); Recycled Asphalt Shingles are the byproduct of Asphalt Shingle Grinding. This is done by processing asphalt roofing shingles down to a smaller spec, usually 3/8”, in an effort to use recycled asphalt …

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Recycled Asphalt Shingles (RAS)

Sometimes referred to as Reclaimed Asphalt Shingles (RAS); Recycled Asphalt Shingles are the byproduct of Asphalt Shingle Grinding. This is done by processing asphalt roofing shingles down to a smaller spec, usually 3/8”, in an effort to use recycled asphalt …

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Biomass

Biomass is fuel that is developed from organic materials, a renewable and sustainable source of energy used to create electricity or other forms of power. Biomass can be created from sources such as forest residuals, waste wood (scrap wood), crops …

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Colored Mulch

Colored Mulch has been dyed a chosen color, often red or black. It is mainly for aesthetics to give your garden or landscape a fresh and different look.

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Spearing

An undesirable, odd sized material that pass through the grates with minimal size reduction. Peterson machines are less likely to have spearing occurrences due to the up-turn rotor and three-stage grinding process.

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Biomass

Biomass is fuel that is developed from organic materials, a renewable and sustainable source of energy used to create electricity or other forms of power. Biomass can be created from sources such as forest residuals, waste wood (scrap wood), crops …

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Metal Recovery

The ground material that is produced by Peterson horizontal grinders can offer more value if it is free of metal debris such as nails, bolts, and other ferrous hardware. Metal Recovery is pulling scrap metal from the debris stream with an …

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Poultry Litter

Poultry Litter is made from spilled feed, feathers, bedding and other ground materials using a horizontal grinder. The specifications for Poultry Bedding are very tight in moisture content, and size, and no metal is ever allowed. Peterson horizontal grinders with bedding grates …

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Hog Fuel

Hog Fuel is a material that has been processed through a grinder or shredder and used for boiler fuel. It derives its name as fuel made from a hammer hog.

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Mulch

Mulch is a protective layer of material applied to the surface soil, and may be used for a variety of applications. conserve moisture provide weed control regulate soil temperature promote soil fertility boost landscape appearance prevent soil erosion Often made from bark, low …

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Compost

Compost is organic matter that has been decomposed and may be made from single source material or blended for specific application performance. Green waste materials used include: garden debris, kitchen scraps, manure, or yard and lawn waste. Nutrient rich in composition, compost …

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