The powerful granulator is specially designed with the unique ability to reduce whole bales of synthetic or natural rubber into small bits at one time, without significant heat rise. This unit can drastically reduce dissolving or processing time resulting in significant savings, according to the manufacturer. The unit features a unique cutting mechanism that cuts material to a size fine enough to pass through a special perforated sizing screen. The unit''s open design minimizes heat rise, reducing or eliminating the need for costly cooling devices. The granulator is built for heavy-duty operation. The entire unit is extremely-heavily constructed for long life and heavy service. A high level of precision is incorporated into every component. Access doors are provided for easy maintenance. Optional features include controls, in-feed and discharge conveying system and partitioning agent feeder. Units are available in carbon steel, stainless steel and clad construction.