Preferred Recycling Equipment Inc.

Model 5503 XHD Scrap Chopper

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The Model 5503 XHD Scrap Chopper was designed to meet the needs of operations that generate large volumes of wider scrap metal, plastic, and fiberglass. This unit offers quality features: a fast efficient feed rate; an air cylinder-actuated feedworks with safety-detent foot switch; and heavy steel plate construction. The 5503 Series line of Choppers is designed to accommodate higher volume applications for years without serious maintenance.

Construction Features

  • Footswitch controlled feedworks release
  • Infeed funnel with “Anti-Kickback” flap
  • Knives can be rotated (4 times) for extended life
  • Lincoln TEFC motor
  • Full one year warranty

How it Works

Just introduce the material (linear scrap) into the infeed funnel. The feedworks (pinch rolls) will then grab the material and pull it into the rotating knife path. The feedworks will continue to pull at a rate of 90 fpm until the material is consumed or the operator releases the feedworks via the footswitch.


Performance Data

  • Electric Motor Power: 10 HP
  • Infeed Motor Power: 3 HP
  • Infeed Speed: 90 fpm
  • Cut Length: 3 3/4″
  • Infeed Opening: 6 5/8″ x 1 5/8″
  • 3-Phase 230/460 Volt – 60Hz
  • Weight: 3375 lbs.

Material Reference

  • Steel Banding with Clips
  • High Tensile Bale Wire
  • Solid Aluminum or Copper Bar
  • ACSR (Aluminum Cable Steel-Reinforced)
  • Slitter Trim
  • Tube and Pipe
  • OD and ID Tube Scarf

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