Hammer Mill

These machines have many sorts of applications in many industries, including

  • Ethanol plants (grains).
  • A farm machine, which mills grain into coarse flour to be fed to livestock
  • Fluff pulp de-fiberizing.
  • Fruit juice production.
  • Grinding used shipping pallets for mulch.
  • Milling grain.
  • Sawmills, size reduction of trim scrap and planer shavings into boiler fuel or mulch.
  • Shredding paper.
  • Shredding scrap automobiles (see automotive shredder residue).
  • Shredding yard and garden waste for composting.
  • Crushing large rocks.
  • In waste management.

Many factors determine the overall capacity of hammer mills. These critical aspects include the following

  • Characteristics of materials to be crushed
  • Nature or type of the crushing hammers or knives
  • Number of rows of crushing hammers or knives
  • Feed size