December 1, 2007
The Accent 470 from Accent Wire, Tomball, Texas, is a wire tier system for balers. The knotter features a tilt-up and pivot-out mechanism that provides access with the bale in place, the company says. Operators can clean and inspect the system by removing two bolts and the spreader bar, which includes the twister pinion, bushings, cutter and gripper pivots. It does not require mechanical and hydraulic adjustments.
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Allegheny, Delmont, Pa., manufactures a line of horizontal closed-end balers and auto-tie open-end balers for disposal and recycling applications. They 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 applications.
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Harmony Enterprises, Harmony, Minn., manufactures the RotoPack for shredding, crushing and compacting bulky materials, such as packing cases, pallets, wood, glass and plastic. Available in stationary, mobile and traversing models, the unit features a motorized roller that is lowered into a waste container from a suspending crane arm. Powered by a 10-horsepower (hp.) motor, a heavy-duty shark tooth roller crushes and shreds materials. It weighs 2,600 lbs. and needs 23 feet (ft.) of overhead space. More than 11,000 lbs. of processed waste can be held in a 40-cubic yard (cu. yd.) container, the company says.
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IPS, Baxley, Ga., offers the Conquest auto-tie hinge-side baler with a 60- to 80-ton-per-hour production level. It includes a 72-inch (in.) by 72-in. charge box to eliminate bridging, the company says. Producing 43-in. by 43-in. bales, the unit can bale high grades without fluffing and having to precondition materials.
Marathon, Vernon, Ala., has introduced its GreenBuilt line, an environmentally friendly waste compaction system. The GreenBuilt solar-powered unit can be used on the company's Vert-I-Pack and self-contained compactors and its solar panels can provide up to 100 percent of the needed power for the compactors. the company says.
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The high-density compaction and baling systems from Sierra International, Keller, Texas, are designed for commercial and municipal solid waste. The company also offers the Macpresse model MAC 112, which produces municipal solid waste bales measuring 1,800 to 2,000 pounds per cubic yard. Bales can be wrapped to prevent litter and odor, and for transport on standard flatbed trailers and railcars.
SSI, Wilsonville, Ore., manufactures the Pre-Load compactor for compacting, loading and transferring 25 to 125 tons of waste per hour into lightweight transfer trailers. It features automated controls to maintain full-length density force throughout the payload. An ejection system can position loads for appropriate weight distribution. Operators can use lighter tare weight trailers and containers with the unit's free-standing compacted loads, the company says.
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