MACHINE FOR OBTAINING RUBBER PELETS FROM USED TIRES

  • US 20110192925A1
  • Filed: 07/15/2008
  • Published: 08/11/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/15/2008
  • Status: Abandoned Application
First Claim
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1. A machine for obtaining rubber pellets from used tires, comprising:

  • a) a frame;

    b) a first pair of cutting rollers including a pivoting axis to be rotationally mounted on the frame such that one roller is spaced apart from the other and rotating in opposite directions, wherein at least one roller includes cutting discs, each cutting disc being spaced apart from the other at a predetermined distance to cut a tire segment being fed between both rollers in the form of strips;

    c) a plurality of elongated guides, each one having a fixed end attached to the frame and a free end which goes between both cutting discs causing the strips being cut to be moved away from the first pair of cutting rollers;

    d) feeding means receiving the strips coming from the first pair of cutting rollers and which align them one following the other; and

    e) a second pair of cutting rollers including a pivoting axis to be rotationally mounted on the frame such that one roller is spaced apart from the other and rotating in opposite directions, the second pair of rollers receive the strips coming from said feeding means, wherein at least one of the rollers of the second pair includes cutting discs, each disc being spaced apart from the other at a predetermined distance to cut the strips width-wise, obtaining rubber pellets.

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