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Star Screen Table

A star screen table is an optional additional machine that a screen can feed into for additional separation. These machines are used when the size of the finished product is crucial to consumers.

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Air Separator

The air separator is an optional add-on to any screen, that helps to separate light fraction material like plastics or paper, from heavy fraction material including large wood and rock.

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Auxiliary Drive

The auxiliary drive is an additional connection used to hydraulically power ancillary equipment. It may be added to any of the trommel screens.

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Destoner Belt

A secondary conveyor belt that pivots from horizontal to vertical allowing stones to roll backwards while processed stock is transferred forward via conveyor belt. This feature may be added to any screening/separating machine.

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Drum Change

There are primarily two methods used to change a trommel drum. The first requires you to connect chains to both ends of the drum and lift it out of the trommel machine using an excavator. The second method requires the …

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Magnetic Head Pulley

The optional Magnetic Head Pulley is positioned at the top of the discharge belt and is designed to pull ferrous materials (such as nails) from the ground material. The ferrous metal then travels around the head pulley, is separated, and …

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Star Screen Attachment

A star screen attachment is an additional piece of equipment that can be added to a screen for additional separation, such as vacuum system to aide in removing light fraction material (plastic), destoner conveyor to aide in the removal of …

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Cold Weather Kit

A Cold Weather Kit is for customers that are operating in cold climates. There is a diesel and an electric option, but diesel is the most common as it can operate without needing a connection to a power source. Cold …

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Cold Weather Kit

A Cold Weather Kit is for customers that are operating in cold climates. There is a diesel and an electric option, but diesel is the most common as it can operate without needing a connection to a power source. Cold …

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Export Lifting Eyes

Export Lifting Eyes are durable steel plates with a hole drilled in them for a crane hook which aid in loading the machines onto a boat for export. The Lifting Eyes are an optional feature for some equipment which attach …

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Scrap Metal Chute

The Scrap Metal Chute is the large steel pan that hangs beneath the discharge belt. The magnetic head pulley at the top of the discharge belt holds tramp metal to the conveyor as it returns the loop. The metal releases from …

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Water Spray Bar

The optional Water Spray Bar sit above the compression roll and grinding chamber. It wets down feedstock materials to control dust and overheating during the grinding process. This is most common in asphalt shingle grinding, but can be used in …

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Metal Collection Box

Peterson’s optional metal collection box is a useful containment tool to collect scrap metal (ie. Nails and other ferrous fasteners) collected by the optional cross belt magnet. This box is designed to be attached to the machine allowing the grinder to …

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Feed Chain Return Pan

The optional feed chain return pan is used when the horizontal grinder is being used in an application when a perfect product is desired (when the slide gate is in the closed position) recirculating the unground material to be reduced …

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Feed Tailgate

The optional feed tailgate is used in a mulch regrind application to allow the ground material to recirculate back to the mill.  It can be lowered to allow the feed chains to clean out.

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R+ Grinder Package

For operations that have contaminated feedstock, Peterson's mid-speed R+ Grinder Package offers near the production of a high-speed grinder. The R+ package is available on Peterson 4700, 5700 and 6700 series horizontal grinders. For more information, visit the R+ product page.

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Magnetic Head Pulley

The optional Magnetic Head Pulley is positioned at the top of the discharge belt and is designed to pull ferrous materials (such as nails) from the ground material. The ferrous metal then travels around the head pulley and is separated …

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Grate Hanger

The optional grate hanger on the side of the infeed hopper are used to store one extra set of grates.

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Tow Dolly

Peterson’s optional Tow Dolly attaches to the rear of a horizontal grinder and allows for quick and easy transport of the machine without the need of a low-boy trailer.

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Air Compressor

Peterson machines offer an optional air compressor that provides air to clean the machine and/or power tools to service the grinder.

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Slow Speed

Slow Speed term used with or to describe shredders for the fact that the rotor(s) turn at low rpm (generally under 100rpm). The R+ horizontal grinder package offers a slow-speed rotor for heavy-duty applications.

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Tracks

A triple-grouser dozer-style steel Tracks are used to provide mobility across a wide range of surfaces and conditions on Peterson horizontal grinders and other equipment.

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Thrown Object Safety Guard

On a Peterson grinder, the Thrown Object Safety Guard is a removable component with a rubber flap that blocks any object thrown from the rotor directly toward the front of the machine.

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Shell Rotor

A Shell rotor is a style of rotor where the hammers are welded onto a smooth drum surface versus pinned as with a pinned rotor. Shell or Drum rotors are best for applications with low contamination feedstock for longer wear. …

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Pinned Rotor

A style of rotor where the hammers are secured by large pins. Pinned rotors are best for contaminated applications, allowing faster part replacement due to damage. It also prevents the replacement of a whole rotor in the case of contaminated materials.

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Crossbelt Magnet

The crossbelt magnet is an optional addition to Peterson horizontal grinders that is hung over the discharge belt to remove and recover metal, generally with a much higher recovery rate than a head pulley magnet. Crossbelt Magnets are used in …

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Graphics Package

Peterson offers a custom graphics package to make your blower truck or trailer stand out. Customized for your company’s brand and logo. Multiple designs to choose from, including fully customized options. Beat the competition by standing out in the crowd.

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Cab Warning Light

Optional safety lights located on top of the truck cab, giving nearby people and traffic awareness of work being performed. The cab warning light is a spinning orange warning signal.

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Slide Axle

The Slide Axle is the rear tandem axle on a trailer that can be slid forward (or backward) along the length of the trailer to adjust the weight on different axles. This allows drivers to put the axles where the weight …

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Seeder

The seeder allows pneumatic seeding by introducing seed into the material mix. Alternatively, the seeder can be used for adding fertilizer or a tackifier.

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Dust Control

Dust Control is the addition of water to the air stream in an adjustable manner to help dust issues that can be created by dry materials being blown.

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Overhead Tarp

A power operated overhead tarp provides access for easy loading. The motor keeps the cover pulled tight over the material during transportation. The overhead tarp is available as an upgrade feature on the Peterson blower trucks.

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Power Sweep

Peterson’s optional power sweep cleans the floor, acting as a mechanical broom, allowing for quick changes in material to different customers or job sites.

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