Metal briquetting press

Metal chip briquetting machines for a wide range of metals & alloys

The value of metal residues can be greatly increased with our metal press machine. The metal chip briquetting machine is a real all-rounder and is suitable for pressing aluminium, steel, cast iron, copper and countless other metals. On the basis of the particular experience we have gained in the field of metal chip recycling, we are able to offer briquetting solutions which are individually tailored to customer-specific requirements.

[Translate to Englisch:] RUF Spänepresse Metall
[Translate to Englisch:] RUF Briketts aus verschiedenen Metallen
[Translate to Englisch:] RUF Briketts aus Kupferspänen
[Translate to Englisch:] RUF Briketts aus Messingspäne
[Translate to Englisch:] RUF Briketts aus Stahlspänen

Advantages

  • Recovery of expensive cooling lubricants
  • Significant reduction in volume reduces transport costs
  • More efficient chip logistics within the company
  • Defined scrap quality
  • Increased revenues from briquettes
  • Reduced melting loss when re-melting
  • Low maintenance costs & long service life
  • Improved cleanliness at the workplace

Efficiently disposing of metal chips

Briquetting is a suitable treatment method for de-watering or de-oiling wet metal chips. During the briquetting process, our metal chip press recovers cooling lubricants that adhere to the damp metal chips. Consumption of these expensive cooling lubricants is thereby significantly reduced.
Depending on customer requirements, we offer metal chip presses for throughputs between 30 and 5,000 kg per hour. The required throughput and briquette density will have an influence on the choice of the briquette format.

Patrick Groth Foundry man­ager at HMT Höfer Met­all Tech­nik GmbH & Co. KG, Ger­many

“The RUF ma­chines have been work­ing very re­li­ably since their com­mis­sion­ing. They are well-en­gi­neered and highly rec­om­mend­able.”

Johann Dietl Head of CNC man­u­fac­tur­ing at Zoll­ner, Ger­many

"We are thor­oughly sat­is­fied with this equip­ment and are con­sid­er­ing an ex­pan­sion of its use."

David Kubis Order pro­cess­ing and pur­chas­ing at Al­cutec, Ger­many

"This is the per­fect so­lu­tion to our han­dling and space prob­lems. And the waste alu­minium in the com­pact bri­quette shape – largely cleaned of the cool­ing lu­bri­cant emul­sion – achieves a higher profit when sold on ." 

Markus Weber Pro­duc­tion Leader GFC Antrieb­sSys­teme GmbH, Ger­many

"The bri­quet­ting sys­tem works com­pletely with­out prob­lems and had al­ready amor­tised it­self after two years.”  

 

Stephan Diehl Ex­ec­u­tive SWG Met­al­lver­ar­beitung und Mon­tagetech­nik GmbH, Ger­many

“We are very sat­is­fied with the RUF Bri­quet­ting sys­tem.  The in­vest­ment has def­i­nitely paid off.” 

Georg Reuss Ex­ec­u­tive Georg Reuss, Ger­many

"First and fore­most I am im­pressed by the good price-per­for­mance ratio, the qual­ity and the re­li­a­bil­ity of the ma­chines. Be­sides I truly ap­pre­ci­ate the ex­cel­lent per­sonal re­la­tion­ship I have ex­pe­ri­enced with the fam­ily busi­ness and their Se­nior Di­rec­tor Hans Ruf from day one."

 

Rolf Peter Leuchtmann Mas­ter Crafts­man Final Ma­chin­ing De­part­ment, Georg Fis­cher Au­to­mo­tive Foundry, Ger­many

"The RUF bri­quet­ting press has been gen­er­at­ing prof­its since day one, thanks to its good price-per­for­mance ratio, an ap­pro­pri­ate fi­nanc­ing plan and the sav­ings it makes pos­si­ble."

Lena Kozmenkova Ex­ec­u­tive SIA RMP, Latvia

"Our col­lab­o­ra­tion with com­pany RUF has started in 2002 and has been suc­cess­ful through all these years. RUF is not just a world known ma­chin­ery pro­ducer name and the leader in bri­quet­ting tech­nolo­gies mar­ket. RUF is your trust­ful busi­ness part­ner as it has been a re­li­able and sup­port­ing part­ner for us dur­ing both – pe­ri­ods of the sales peaks and dur­ing mar­ket de­pres­sion. It’s our luck to have the same busi­ness phi­los­o­phy with our main busi­ness part­ner – the RUF com­pany. When both of you have the same aim, you achieve it faster!" 

Wayne Carracher Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor Re­cy­cling Tech­nolo­gies Group Pty Ltd Aus­tralia

"We do not have one un­sat­is­fied cus­tomer with a RUF ma­chine – and we have sold some 40 sys­tems here in Aus­tralia and New Zealand. That in it­self speaks vol­umes for the RUF com­pany and its equip­ment. In our opin­ion the RUF bri­quette press can­not be matched from a per­for­mance basis. Al­though it is more ex­pen­sive than most com­pet­ing ma­chines from a cap­i­tal cost point of view, the on­go­ing trou­ble free per­for­mance and main­te­nance of the RUF ma­chines put them well ahead of the op­po­si­tion."

Overview metal briquetting press

PerformanceRAPRUF 4-11RUF 11-22RUF 18,5-55RUF 75-90
Max. throughput rate (kg/h) Aluminium30-5060-300130-700300-1.600900-2.400
Max. throughput rate (kg/h) Brass, bronze, cooper50-100100-220150-1.150450-2.7003.000-5.000
Max. throughput rate (kg/h) Magnesium2040-5060-155100-550730-950
Max. throughput rate (kg/h) Steel & Castings30-80100-200200-850350-2.8002.300-3.000
Max. throughput rate (kg/h) Titan20-5065-130140-550300-1.000800-1.600
Power (kW)44, 5,5, 1111, 15, 2218,5, 30, 5575, 90
spec. Pressure, max. (kg/cm²)1.600-3.800600 - 3.7001.700 - 5.0001.700 - 5.0002.500 - 3.900
briquette formats (mm)60x40, 60x60, 80x4060x40, 60x60, Ø60, Ø80150x60, 150x75, 150x120, Ø60, Ø70, Ø80, Ø100150x75, 150x120, Ø80, Ø100, Ø120Ø120, Ø150
Size (m) Lenght x Width x Hightca. 1,3x1,0x1,61,3 x 1,5 x 1,9 bis 1,6 x 1,6 x 1,95ca. 2,7 x 2 x 2,2ca. 2,9 x 2,4 x 2,2ca. 3,8 x 3,8 x 2,5
ca. weight (t)11,4 - 1,8 t3,3 x 3,9 t4,6 - 6,5 t12 t
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Reserve technical changes - Throughput rates depend on the source material

Your contacts

Roland Ruf Managing Director

More than 15 years in the company, managing director for more than 10 years

Wolfgang Ruf Managing Director

More than 30 years in the company, managing director for more than 10 years

Andreas Jessberger Sales management

More than 15 years experience in briquetting at RUF

Bernd Ellenrieder Sales Management

More than 15 years experience in briquetting at RUF

Berthold Golsner Sales & IT

More than 20 years experience in briquetting at RUF

Jens Wöllenweber Sales force

15 years sales experience, more than 5 years at RUF

Manuel Schmid Sales & project management

More than 8 years experience in briquetting at RUF

Witali Helmut Technical manager & sales

More than 25 years experience in briquetting at RUF

 

Rita Behringer Sales & logistic

More than 15 years experience in briquetting at RUF

Stefan Schulz Sales & project management

15 years sales experience, more than 2 years at RUF

 

Tanja Miller Rental & pressing tests

More than 12 years experience in briquetting at RUF

Carina Gebler Marketing & technical documentation

5 years professional experience in marketing

Nico Nuscheler Marketing & technical documentation

3 years professional experience in marketing

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an “all-rounder” press for all possible materials?

We always try to find the best possible briquetting solution. Our range has therefore been specifically developed for certain materials, production conditions or marketing purposes of the briquettes. Our experts will be happy to advise you with respect to processing several different materials with one briquetting machine.

What is the smallest amount of chips that makes briquetting worthwhile?

Briquetting can be worthwhile even with very small quantities of chips. Briquette presses with a lower throughput should be considered here. Depending on the material, our systems can make economic sense in these cases too. Our specialists will be happy to advise you!