Portable Drum Crusher Model DC8000-20 Diesel

The Portable Drum Crusher Model DC8000-20 Diesel is for use in multiple or remote location where the electrical supply is limited or unavailable. The trailer and machine weigh 5,000 pounds and is capable of being pulled by a standard pick up truck with a Class 3 hitch. The trailer is supplied with electrical brakes.

The power for the crushing mechanism comes from a 20 HP cast iron diesel engine. The engine runs at 3600 rpm. The machine develops 85,000 pounds (38,555 Kg) of force and will crush a standard 55 gallon steel drum down to 2.5 inches. It is designed for heavy-duty continuous use.


Standard Features

  • 20 hp Diesel Motor
  • Portable model, mounted in a trailer
  • Crushing force 70,000 pounds at 2500 psi
  • Crushing force 85,000 pounds at 3000 psi
  • Crush 55 gallon steel drum down to 2.5"
  • Cycle time of 25 seconds
  • 40 gallon hydraulic tank
  • Compacting inside of drums using a second plate and 15" clear chamber
  • Drip Pan for Liquid Containment
  • Directional Control Valve
  • Drum ring locator, keep the drum aligned
  • Emergency stop push button and motor starter
  • 12 Volt Battery (Included)
  • Safety features to comply with OSHA
  • Heavy Duty Steel construction

Available Options

  • Chamber enlarged for crushing 85 gallon drum
  • Dutch Door: This is a door that can open from the top and remain closed on the bottom for packing purposes
  • Fluid collection reservoir 30 gallons: Under the crushing chamber to collect any fluids inadvertently not removed prior to crushing the drum
  • Vent Fan: Heavy-duty Vents Fan. Custom & Std. sizes available
  • Hepa Filter: This type of air filter can remove at least 99.97% of airborne particles 0.3 micrometers (µm) in diameter
  • Galvanized Finish: Protective coating of zinc to provide corrosion resistance

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