Metal briquettes done with a briquetter or briquetting press.

Metal briquetters

Briquetting presses to compress loose metal chips

Briquetters, or briquetting presses as they are also called, are metal recycling machines that compress loose metal chips into compact briquettes that are easy to handle and efficiently to be melted. Metso's briquetters offering consists of two ranges, Lindemann™ EtaBriq™ briquetters and N-Series™ NSP briquetters.

Better logistics

Reduced volume resulting in lower storage and transportation costs.

Simpler processing

Easier handling and better metering when remelting.

Higher efficiency

Less burn-off loss during melting, hence higher metal yield.

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Lindemann™ EtaBriq® briquetter 3D image.
Lindemann™ EtaBriq™ briquetters

Lindemann™ EtaBriq™ briquetters are high-performance briquetting presses, designed to process large quantities of chips, both in the metal processing and the recycling industries.

Featuring a unique double-sided pressing technology, Lindemann™ EtaBriq™ is often used with steel, copper, aluminium and brass, but it can also be utilized when briquetting grinding sludge, mixed with chips.

Briquette sizes: 140 - 220 mm (5.5 - 8.7 in)

Capacities: Up to 9800 kg/h​

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N-Series™ NSP briquetter 3D image.
N-Series™ NSP briquetters

N-Series™ NSP briquetters are compact, reliable, low-maintenance and efficient single ram briquetting presses, suitable for operation in scrapyards or in any other metal-processing applications.

They can process a wide range of swarf, chips and turnings from machining of steel, aluminum, cast iron, brass and other metals.

Briquette sizes: 70 - 160 mm (2.8 - 6.3 in)

Capacities: Up to 5000 kg/h​

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Parts and services for briquetters

Metso offers a wide range of spare and wear parts for Lindemann™ and N-Series™ briquetting presses.

  • Lindemann™ EtaBriq™ briquetter parts
  • N-Series™​ NSP briquetter parts

Field services

Over the years, wear and ageing causes risks resulting in possible machine failures. With Metso’s inspections and maintenance planning services you can avoid unpleasant surprises and keep the machines in top shape. In addition to inspections, we also offer repair, refurbishment, and troubleshooting services.

Performance services

Metso is your partner in enhancing equipment performance through the best practices. The performance services offering covers for example equipment upgrades to improve availability, performance, and operations.

Project and engineering services

We assist with professional support right from the beginning of the plant life-cycle, during improvement investments, and in modernization or relocation projects.

Training services

A knowledgeable and well-trained workforce is vital to ensure optimum equipment operational skills. Training brings enhanced employee motivation and higher productivity through better utilization of all Metso metal recycling equipment features. This supports proper installation, start-up, operation, and maintenance of equipment, as well as improved knowledge of product-related safety and environmental issues.

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