Drum Washer Crusher Model TRC-8000

The Portable Drum Washer Crusher model TRC-8000 is capable of washing and crushing 55 gallon steel drums in multiple or remote locations where the electrical supply is limited or unavailable.

The unit comes complete with a generator, hydraulic door safety switch, and an oil sight gauge with temperature indicator. This system uses a high speed rotary nozzle. Washing the drums with a high speed rotary nozzle will deliver wash fluid to 100% of the interior of the drums.

Tank Options

The TRC-8000 model includes an internal recirculation tank system with 120 gallons capacity and external tank 250 gallon capacity. You can increase the washing-crushing rate/performance by increasing the tank capacity (500 or 1000 gallon)

  • External recirculation tank 500 gal capacity.
  • External recirculation tank 1000 gal capacity.


Standard Features

  • Generator
  • Compaction force from 70,000 pounds to 85,000 lbs
  • Piercing point on the crushing plate
  • Washes upto 55 gallon drums (steel and plastic)
  • Washes close top and open top drums (interior)
  • Can use water, detergent or solvent
  • Internal 120 gallons reservoir
  • External Tank Recirculation System 250 gallons capacity
  • Stainless Steel Pressure Building Stack Pump
  • Fully Adjustable Wash Timer (1 sec. to 66 hours)
  • Push Button On/Off Controls
  • Mounted in a trailer
  • Safety features to comply with OSHA

Optional Features

  • Chamber for 85 gallon drum: Chamber enlarged for washing/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
  • External recirculation tank 500 gal capacity
  • Immersion heaters for the recirculation tank to provide hot water
  • Special cover to control fumes and/or retain heat if water is heated
  • Oil Recovery Skimmer System for the recirculation tank system
  • Multi Media Filtration System (MMF)

Drum Washer Crusher TRC-8000

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Material delivery time for all items has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Drumbeaters of America’s normal lead time has been disrupted by the most recent supply and demand changes. What normally was a 4-6 week lead time is now in some cases 18- 20 week lead time(s) and we expect this to remain true in the near-term future. Drumbeaters of America pledges to do everything we can to adapt to the new normal and meet and/or exceed the quality that our customers have become accustomed to. It is our mission to continue to provide quality products and services.

The Drum Washer Crushers are dual purpose systems that are engineered to wash and crush drums automatically in the same chamber

Our Drum Washer Crushers systems will wash & crush a 55 gallon drum down to 2.5" in height in the same chamber, greatly reducing storage space requirements and transport fees.

These systems include an internal recirculation tank system. External recirculation tanks can be added to the systems. Heavy duty construction, all structural components are made with steel.

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