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Top 6 Mistakes Grinder Owners Make

Posted on: Mar 27, 2019 - 11:00 AM | Best Practices
1. NOT KNOWING THE REGULATIONS Be informed about regulatory issues such as environmental laws and permits for storage of biomass, noise restrictions, and storage space for the machinery and for the mulch product. 2. POOR OPERATOR TRAINING The best way to avoid accidents and keep equipment running at optimal levels is to create and use safe  standards. Employers should develop policies and require operators to follow them every time. 3. POOR START-UP PROCEDURES Don’t allow operators to become so comfortable with their machines that they skip established start-up proce... More


2019 US Composting Council

Posted on: Jan 29, 2019 - 09:13 AM | Tub & Horizontal Grinder Wear Parts
US Composting Council (USCC) in Phoenix - Booth 403    


Happy Holidays - Office Hours

Posted on: Dec 21, 2018 - 12:00 PM | General
        Happy Holidays From your friends at Apollo Equipment and Grinder Wear Parts ... More


Tub or Horizontal Grinder?

Posted on: Nov 28, 2018 - 10:00 AM | Buying Recycling Equipment
If you need a grinder, for processing wood waste, you will face two important questions: how big and what style? The size of your grinder will, of course, be determined by the volume of your incoming waste stream as well as your projected growth over the next two to five years.   There are two grinder style choices - tub or horizontal.  Tub grinders are popular because they are productive, easy to work on and maintain. If you are in a remote area or if you can position your grinding operation in a controlled environment area where bystanders are kept back at least 200 feet,... More


Happy Thanksgiving - Holiday Hours

Posted on: Nov 21, 2018 - 11:00 AM | General
The staff of Apollo Equipment wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving. Our Holiday Hours will be: Wednesday - November 21st  Closed at 1pm EST Thursday - November 22nd Closed Friday - November 23rd Closed If you need assistance during the holiday please call: 503-679-9900.