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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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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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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 $$$

Rockford, MN  |  800-328-3398

Ver-tech is an industrial baler and baling system supplier since 1970. As recycling specialists we offer vertical balers, metal balers, cardboard balers, baling presses, scrap metal balers, horizontal balers, automatic balers & trash recycling compactors. We also provide parts and supplies. Check out our website for more information or call us for used balers and reconditioned equipment.

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Ver-tech, Inc. $$$

Norwalk, CT  |  203-967-1100

Van Dyk Recycling Solutions is the exclusive North American distributor of Bollegraaf Recycling Machinery. Van Dyk Recycling Solutions is the sales and service organization for all of Bollegraaf's products consisting of balers, sorting systems, shredders, conveyors, screens, packing presses, roll cutters and more.

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Van Dyk Recycling Solutions $$$

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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