Products: Balers/Compactors

Accent Wire

Accent Wire, Tomball, Texas, manufactures the Envirobale, a containment system for solid waste baling applications. Bales are ejected from the baler into an Envirobale bag in one stroke. The unit is intended to increase baler productivity, eliminate wire tier and material fall-out from bales, the company says.
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Allegheny

Allegheny, Delmont, Pa., manufactures a line of horizontal closed-end balers and auto-tie open-end balers for disposal and recycling applications. The balers can compress and bale shredded materials such as paper, plastic and trim, corrugated boxes and other materials, the company says. Horizontal closed-end balers are available in three models with bale weights ranging from 175 pounds (lbs.) to 1,500 lbs. The company's auto-tie open-end balers are manufactured for high-volume baling applications.
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Balemaster

Balemaster, Crown Point, Ind., offers the 6200 series “Fat-Boy” baler with a 461,580 lb. compaction force. Featuring a 54 inch (in.) clear width opening and a 75 in.-long oversized feed hopper, the unit produces 43 in. by 58 in. bales with a weight between 3,700 lbs. and 4,000 lbs. The unit also features a 14 in. diameter main cylinder and up to three, 75 horsepower (hp.) motor/pumps. Additional features include double chains and double sprockets, an energy efficient hydraulic system and hardened, adjustable dual acting shear blades, the company says.
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IPS

IPS, Baxley, Ga., offers the 2-ram Bale-Tie 1388 baler to handle a variety of materials including waste paper, non-ferrous materials and all grades of plastic. The unit is entirely automated and bales while it ties to increase throughput, the company says. The baler produces dense, plastic bales and can bale up to 8 to 12 tph of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) and high-density Polyethylene (HDPE), 20 to 28 tph of old corrugated containers (OCC), 30 to 45 tph of old newspapers (ONP) and hi-grades, and 18-20 tph of used beverage containers (UBC) and aluminum cans.
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Marathon

Marathon, Vernon, Ala., manufactures the Nexgen TIEger auto-tie balers for waste processing and recycling operations. The balers feature adjustable nylatron needle positioners that provide a clean grab of wires, while hydraulic wire positioners offer precise twister alignment without any wire pickups, the company says. The wire tensioning device is adjustable for the gauge wire used. The balers' pivoting twister features an open design for easy access and maintenance, the company says.
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SSI

SSI, Wilsonville, Ore., offers the wireless bale system for transporting recyclable materials including old newsprint, mixed waste paper and old corrugated cardboard. The system features an oversized, automatic in-feed hopper that enables operators to work non-stop and is intended to eliminate bale wire, as well as bale handling, stacking, storage and reloading, the company says.
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Wastequip

The WQ-265-OS2 self contained compactor from Wastequip, Cleveland, is a twin cylinder unit that is available with a 40-in. by 60-in. or 72-in. by 60-in clear top opening. The unit features a compaction force of up to 60,000 lb. A tri-volt, multi-cycle timer and full container light are standard.
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K&K Environmental

K&K Environmental, Broomfield, Colo., offers the FAES twin-ram plastic-tie balers that are manufactured for municipal solid waste applications. The balers produce large, heavy bales up to 4.2 cubic yards (cu. yds.). The balers also feature a telescoping tunnel, which enables tying while creating the next bale.
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Harris Waste

The TransPak Pre-Compaction System from Harris Waste, Peachtree City, Ga., pre-loads and pre-weighs transport waste within its compression chamber to create a log, which can be ejected by the packing ram into a transfer trailer or shipping container, according to the company. The system features a throughput capacity of up to 150 tons per hour (tph). According to the company, the compactor can build a load without a trailer in place.
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PRODUCTS

Trailer

Travis Body & Trailer

Travis Body & Trailer, Houston, offers the Aerolite smooth sided live floor and tipper trailer. According to the company, the trailer's one-piece aluminum walls are set out 4 in. wider than a post-sided trailer and are intended to increase carrying capacity. The smooth sides also are aerodynamic to increase fuel economy, the company says. The trailer is also available with a wedged side option that is 103 in. at the front to 111 in. at the rear.
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Truck

American LaFrance

The Condor vocational chassis from American LaFrance, Ladson, S.C., features an all-aluminum cab that provides a lighter truck weight and protects against rust and corrosion, the company says. The chassis also features a wrap-around windshield and optional side and rear windows to provide operators up to 273 degrees of visibility; an adjustable steering column and seating designed to accommodate drivers of all sizes; and an optional third-man seating arrangement.

American LaFrance originally designed the Condor. Produced under the Sterling and Freightliner names for six years beginning in 1999, the chassis returned to the American LaFrance product line in late 2005, following the Freightliner sale of American LaFrance to Patriarch Partners.
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Lifting Arm

Labrie

Labrie, St. Nicolas, Quebec, Canada, offers the Automizer Versa Hand manufactured to automate refuse and recyclable collection. The arm can grab a variety of wheeled carts ranging in size from 32 to 300 gal. and can also be used for standard cart collection, the company says. The unit extends telescopically up to 108 in. for cart pick-up, and its swing-out capability enables operators to grab and dump carts that are placed alongside fences and walls. According to the company, the arm averages 140 stops per hour. A smooth cushioning at the end of the unit's cycle decreases any rocking motion, the company says.
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Software

Norwesco Computing

Norwesco Computing, Seattle, offers the ScaleBoss Touch, software that is manufactured for public and private waste disposal companies, and recycling facilities for point of sale and transaction reporting management. The software uses touch screen technology and features easy-to-find buttons that enable users to quickly scroll through customer, truck and other lists, the company says.
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