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The primary reason for using industrial compactors is to reduce waste management costs by compacting non-recyclable materials for disposal. Compactors are able to reduce the volume of waste materials by up to 75% which not only reduces transportation and storage costs, but also saves space in landfills. Read More…

Industrial Compactors Industrial compactors are used in compressing waste materials for the purposes of improved handling, transportation, storage and recycling.
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South Holland, IL  |  800-875-1038

Since 1962, Maren has led the industry, building powerful and reliable manual tie, automatic tie and two ram balers, shredders and conveyors. That’s why many of the most successful paper & box plants, distribution centers, post consumer recyclers, and printers rely on Maren Balers to bolster their bottom line. Maren’s reputation for great customer service has carried from generation to generation of operators, service technicians and equipment buyers worldwide.

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Maren Balers & Shredders $$$

Jacksonville, FL  |  800-231-9286

If you are currently paying for the disposal of cardboard, paper, plastic or non-ferrous metals; than consider International Baler Corporation & our range of balers and related equipment.

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International Baler Corporation $$$

Souderton, PA  |  800-572-9998

Advanced Equipment Sales is your source for innovative, economical and sustainable recycling equipment and systems for waste paper, plastics, metals, glass, films and dusts, and most any other material that can be recycled. From concept to design, through equipment selection, installation and commissioning, and service after the sale, AES is your one stop resource for integrated recycling solutions. We have over 3 decades of experience across multiple industries and disciplines, and hundreds of successful installations throughout North America.

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Advanced Equipment Sales $$$

Springdale, AR  |  800-678-7320

Cram-A-Lot®, an industry leader, is a manufacturer of extra-heavy-duty industrial balers, refuse balers, trash compactors, yard and garbage compactors, as well as solid-waste and recycling equipment. Since our founding in 1978, we have provided high quality and excellent service to the industry.

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Cram-A-Lot® $$$

Antigo, WI  |  715-627-2400

Established in 1997, ACE Equipment Company is a leading manufacturer of quality industrial balers and related equipment. We are always creating new products using state-of-the-art technology and the highest standards. With excellent customer service and competitive pricing, satisfaction is guaranteed.

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ACE Equipment Company $$$

St. Louis, MO  |  314-292-8181

From our foundation in recycling and repairing machinery, we have generated a vast knowledge base in building balers, shredders, conveyors, and recycling equipment. We’ve been working in the industry since the early 1970’s, with customer service and top of the line quality always in mind. Having a large inventory of new and reconditioned reliable equipment allows us to serve you efficiently.

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DeHart Recycling Equipment $$$

Wilsonville, OR  |  503-682-3633

SSI Shredding Systems provides a wide range of waste management products, including industrial shredders, industrial balers, industrial reducers and industrial compactors.

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SSI Shredding Systems, Inc. $$$
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The use of industrial compactors reduces the bulk volume of waste materials, reduces the money and effort required to dispose of them and leads to savings over time. Compactors tend to be smaller units than industrial balers and form more compact bundles of waste material. Industrial compactors are used by marine, food waste processing, aerospace, medical and industrial manufacturing.

Materials that can be processed by industrial compactors include: textiles, food products, drums, rubber waste, metal scraps, plastic and fibrous metals and almost any type of waste. However, aerosol cans, batteries, flammable or explosive materials and poisonous materials should be disposed of in approved ways. Compactors can be fitted with extraction capabilities which are able to remove any liquids or moisture residue in the waste material.

Styles of compactors include: stationary, self-contained, vertical or horizontal, as well as designs for material-specific or industry-specific applications. Industrial compactors are composed of three main components: a large metal chamber, an electric motor and a hydraulically or pneumatically powered press. The compactor is loaded manually or automatically through an input area and the waste material is fed into a chamber where it is pounded, smashed and flattened unto a compact size.

The electric motor powers the press which is required to exert a great amount of force upon the waste materials. Using a hydraulic system helps to reduce the amount of heat produced by the process, and to minimize energy loss. When the press reaches a set pressure point and the waste material can be no further compressed, the machine reverts to its original position and the compressed waste can be removed. Commercial compactors, such as trash compactors, usually use bins or bags to store the freshly compressed materials, but industrial compactors typically produce bales of waste material.

Compactors play an important role in helping manufacturers to be environmentally responsible in terms of waste management and disposal and in reducing the carbon footprint of industrial activity. They reduce the frequency of waste removal, minimize the potential for overflowing waste and contaminants, provide more hygienic environments and improve facility maintenance.

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