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Drum Crusher Portable Model DC8000-20 Diesel

The Model DC 8000 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

  • 20hp Diesel Motor
  • Crushing force up to 85,000 pounds at 3000 psi
  • Crush 55 gallon steel drum down to 2.5"
  • Piercing point on the crushing plate
  • 40 gallon hydraulic tank
  • Fluid collection reservoir 4.5 gallons under the chamber
  • Cycle time of 25 seconds
  • Directional Control Valve
  • Drum ring locator keep the drum aligned
  • Compacting inside of drums using a second plate and 15" clear chamber
  • Safety interlocks door, prevent operation while door is open
  • Emergency stop push button and motor starter
  • Portability with Fork Lift Truck
  • 12 Volt Battery (Included)
  • Safety features to comply with OSHA

Available Options

  • Chamber for 85 gallon drum: 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
  • Automatic drum ejection system: For ejecting the crushed drum out of the chamber
  • Automatic drum conveyor system: For moving the crushed drums to a dumpster or external container
  • 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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For over a quarter century, Drumbeaters of America has been designing and manufacturing systems that can wash, rinse, and crush drums, pack drums, remove residues from containers without increasing the waste stream, provide closed loop dispensing systems for viscous and air sensitive products, remove oil from soils, drill cuttings, and surfaces, and many more application solutions.

Drumbeaters of America Inc. specializes in engineering and manufacturing systems for industrial companies to reduce the volume of waste products generated in manufacturing, to transform the waste products so that the waste products can be recycled, and to preferably totally eliminate all wastes.

With Drumbeaters selection of equipment, all the necessary capabilities to properly remediate a wide range of waste products and to prevent the generation of waste are available. This is particularly important for companies wanting to achieve and maintain ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 certification.

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