Drum Crusher DC5000-5 Electric

The Drum Crusher Model DC5000-5 will crush a 55 gallon drum down to less than 4" in height, greatly reducing storage space requirements and transport fees. Heavy duty construction, all structural components are made with heavy steel plates.

The unit comes complete with motor starter, hydraulic door safety switch, and an oil sight gauge with temperature indicator. Take control of your drum disposal with this affordable model.


Standard Features

  • 5 hp Electric Motor
  • Crushing force 60,000 pounds at 3000 psi
  • Crush 55 gallon steel drum down to less than 4"
  • Cycle time of 45 seconds
  • 40 gallon hydraulic tank
  • Drip Pan for Liquid Containment
  • Directional Control Valve
  • Drum ring locator, keep the drum aligned
  • Emergency stop push button and motor starter
  • Portability with Fork Lift Truck
  • Electrical control box NEMA-1
  • Safety features to comply with OSHA
  • Heavy Duty Steel construction

Available Options

  • Explosion Proof System
  • Hydraulic Push Button Controls

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We provide the largest selection of drum crusher compactors in order to meet any special project requirements.

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Drumbeaters of America specializes in the engineering and manufacturing of systems for industrial companies to reduce the volume of waste products generated in manufacturing and to transform the waste products so they can be recycled.

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Drumbeaters is staffed with mechanical and electrical engineers with international standards experience. Our final assembly is performed at the Drumbeaters of America facility located in Elburn, Illinois, USA.

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Our clients include Fortune 500 manufacturers, U.S. military installations, governmental agencies, global companies and waste remediation contractors. Our equipment and systems have been shipped worldwide.

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