Industries

Agricultural / Food

We have supplied pneumatic conveying equipment, vibratory feeders and Hammermills for conveying, feeding and or processing food/agricultural waste. Most food grade applications in this industry require stainless steel components, which we provide. Some of the customers using our equipment in this industry include Kroger Company, Kellogg’s, California Department of Corrections and S&W foods.

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Biofuels & Pellets

All the major paper mills use our Jeffrey Rader brand of equipment in the biofuel/biomass boiler feed systems. We have provided equipment for the production of wood chips to liquid biofuel to companies such as Kior, as well as to pellet manufacturers such as Drax, Dixie Pellets, Green Circle and Enviva. Overall, we have more than 1,000 pieces of equipment in biofuel systems and a combination of equipment in the pellet industry.

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Biomass Energy

Our Jeffrey Rader brand of equipment is used in the multiple stages of woody biomass processing, from storage and reclaim to screening, oversize processing and complete boiler feed systems (pneumatic or mechanical). Over the last 50 years we’ve supplied more than 1000 pieces of equipment and many boiler feed systems to companies like Babcock & Wilcox, Foster Wheeler, Metso, Louisiana Pacific, Georgia Pacific, International Paper, Weyerhaeuser, RockTenn, Domtar, Dominion Energy, GE Energy, Bechtel and Rio Bravo Power.

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Cement

All three of our brands of equipment are represented in the cement industry. Various crusher models are used for crushing raw materials such as limestone, gypsum and clay and both Posimetric® and Vibratory feeders are used for metering these materials to other mills made by the cement process OEMs. Jeffrey Rader brand equipment is used in alternative fuel feed systems for preparation and injection of waste wood and refuse into the pre-calciner or directly into the cement or lime kiln. Companies like Lafarge, Cemex, St. Lawrence Cement, Holcim, FLSmidth and Loesche are using our equipment successfully in this industry.

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Chemical

All three of our brands of equipment are used in this market but the specific makeup of the chemicals being processed need to be considered when determining the best machine for the job. Equipment in this industry might include hammermills, grinding mills, roll crushers, jaw crushers, Posimetric® feeders and/or vibratory feeders.

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Manufactured Products

TerraSource Global equipment is primarily used for processing manufacturing scrap in the manufacturing process. With a wide range of equipment and a willingness to custom engineer solutions to fit the requirements of manufacturers, we have successfully installed hundreds of specially designed hammermills and other crushers for well-known customers in this industry, such as Firestone Rubber, Reliance, Owens Corning, SGL Carbon, Certainteed, Kingsford Charcoal, Goodyear Tire & Rubber and John Deere.

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Mining, Aggregate, Sand & Gravel

For aggregates, sand and gravel markets, our Jeffrey Rader brand Vibratory Feeders are by far the most popular equipment we offer. However, we also have multiple Roll Crusher, Impactor and Jaw Crusher installations. Vulcan is a major player in this industry using our feeders and crushers.

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Mining, Coal

TerraSource Global equipment is ubiquitous at coal mines throughout the world. We have equipment at Chinese, South African, Canadian, Indian and Colombian mines. All three brands are represented in this market. We offer primary and secondary crushing solutions, as well as multiple feeder options. Our equipment can handle all types and grades of coals. All the major coal companies use our equipment, including Arch Coal, Peabody, Drummond, Consol and Teck, to name a few.

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Mining, Other Minerals

All three of our brands of equipment are used in this market. Since ‘other minerals’ encompasses so many different materials with varying degrees of hardness, abrasiveness, etc., it’s important to have experienced applications engineers to direct you to the proper solution for your specific application. Our equipment is preferred in this market because we have an extensive product line and the ability and willingness to custom engineer solutions to fit the requirements of our users.

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Mining, Potash

TerraSource Global equipment is installed both underground and on the surface at potash mines. Our crushers are involved in crushing the raw ore in the preparation end of the process, in crushing the various products in the compaction circuit and in finishing operations where the product sizing needs to be slightly altered before shipment. Each of our brands’ equipment is used in this market throughout the world. We have several hundred pieces of equipment installed in this industry. Our equipment is preferred because of rugged design and the ability to maximize the product yield desired while minimizing waste material.

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Petrochemical

We’ve been providing proven solutions to the petrochemical industry for the primary plastic resin manufacturing process since the late 1980s, with nearly 200 installations in that time. Specifically the Jeffrey Rader EDK Feeder/De-Lumper is preferred where accurate metering and de-lumping in a difficult environment is required for production reliability. Union Carbide, Dow, Reliance Industries, Sinopec, Exxon Mobile, Nova Chemical, Mitsubishi, Lukoil, Equate Petrochemical, and Ineos are just a few of the names using our equipment in this industry.

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Petroleum/Coke

Our crushers are installed at the refineries and at power plants that burn this fuel in Fluid Bed Boilers. At the refineries, our equipment crushes the coke as it is cut out of the coking drums. Petroleum coke is a waste material from the refining process but has favor as a fuel. All of the major suppliers of coking technology use TerraSource Global crushers, including Foster Wheeler, Conoco Phillips and more.

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Power

TerraSource Global equipment is used worldwide throughout the coal-fired Electric Utility Industry. Common applications include preparation of coal for feeding to a pulverizer in Pulverized coal fired plants, preparation of the fuel to correct size necessary for feeding a fluid bed boiler or a cyclone boiler, as well as feeders for feeding pulverizers and crushers. We also have crushers preparing the sorbent at plants where limestone or lime is added to remove sulfur from the coal as it is burned. We estimate having more than a thousand installations worldwide. Our crushers are able to handle all types and grades of coals and a wide variety of fuel in addition to coal, including petroleum coke and waste coals.

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Power, Renewable

Jeffrey Rader equipment is designed for the difficult to handle fuels and applications associated with biomass energy and co-generation plants. Over the last 25 years we’ve supplied more than 100 pieces of equipment and several systems to boiler companies like Babcock & Wilcox and Austrian Energy, as well as to power producers like GE Energy, Bechtel and Rio Bravo Power.

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Pulp & Paper

We have installed more than 10,000 pieces of equipment and hundreds of systems under our Jeffrey Rader brand at pulp & paper applications throughout the world over five decades. We provide a multitude of solutions for chip and bark processing and handling. Jeffrey Rader has always been known as an innovator of equipment and processes that help the customer to improve productivity and production at their plants. Georgia Pacific, International Paper, Weyerhaeuser, RockTenn, Irving, Kruger, Stone, CMPC, Arauco and Tembeck are among our satisfied customers in this industry.

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Recycling / Metals

For the recycling of metals, both our Jeffrey Rader and Pennsylvania Crusher brand lines are found in operation around the world. Some equipment used in this industry includes our Metal Turnings Crushers and other Hammermills, Sizers, Breakers, Grinders, Feeders and more.

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Sawmills

For the sawmill markets, we supply Pneumatic Conveyance, Wood Hogs and Chip Sizers. There has been a market for sawmills to provide pulp chip material to the paper mills utilizing our Chip Sizer machine. There is an increasing market for sawmills to provide materials to the pellet manufacturers utilizing our wood hogs and pneumatic systems. Customers such as Hood Industry, Chester Wood Products, Roseburg Forest Products, Hampton Lumber and Swanson Superior Lumber enjoy the versatility and reliability of our Jeffrey Rader brand equipment.

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Steel

Our equipment is used to prepare the coals received at the steel mills for making coke used in the steel making process. All of the major steel producers use TerraSource Global equipment, including US Steel, Mittal, Sun Coke and others. Our equipment has the flexibility and reliability needed by steel producers. We have equipment from the 1940s and 1950s still in daily service at steel mills.

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Waste Management

TerraSource Global equipment has been used for recycling plastics and Municipal Solid Waste for many years. Some of our equipment utilized in this industry includes our Crushers and Shredders, the Rader Disc Screen (RDS) and Air Density Separator (ADS). You can find our equipment in waste tires, rail road ties, plastics, paper, glass, C&D, MSW and many other resource recovery applications at various municipalities, as well as at Covanta, Palm Beach Resource Recovery, Excel Energy, NSP, NRG, Wellman, Astec, Alcoa and more.

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Wood Products / Furniture

Our Jeffrey Rader line of equipment, including Wood/Bark Hogs, Chain Conveyors and Reclaimers, Chip Sizers and Conditioners, Vibratory Feeders, Storage & Reclaim Systems, Chip Thickness Screening Systems and more can be found in sawmills, veneer and plywood manufacturing, millwork, wood window and door manufacturing, resawing lumber, wood container and pallet manufacturing and other wood product manufacturing.

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