Can Crushers by Harmony
Harmony’s Can Crushers
Let’s face it, recyclables take up space. This is especially true with aluminum cans. Full aluminum cans take up over 23 cubic inches of space per can. But, a fully crushed can can be reduced to less than 5 cubic inches. If your business has any volume of cans to recycle, using a manual, hand-operated can crusher just won’t get the job done. You need equipment that provides efficiency, safety, and a return on your employee time and recycling investment.
Harmony manufacturers a wide variety of can crushers that are the industry standard in recycling balers. Knowing which can crusher is best suited for your operation depends largely on the volume of cans you have, the throughput you expect to have on an hourly or daily basis, the size and weight of aluminum bale you want to produce, and the space in which you have to run your can crusher baler.
Small Volume/Limited Space
For businesses that have smaller volumes of aluminum, desire smaller size or weight of bales, or have limited space to operate, Harmony’s M30HD the preferred choice. This affordable model is small enough to install in most workspaces and can easily fit through a normal door opening.
The M30HD is hand fed through a top loading door, has a fast 37 second cycle time, and uses an easy and safe front side ejection system. The aluminum bale sizes produced by the M30HD is 24″ x 30″ x ≤ 30″.
Harmony’s M48HD also provides powerful crushing power while using up limited operational space. This high density baler has a fast 45 second cycle time combined with a durable 6″ hydraulic cylinder. The heavy-duty 3.5″ rod provides confidence for extra long equipment life and longevity. The aluminum bale made by the M48 HD is 48W”x 30D”x≤ 48H”.
Mill-Sized Can Crushers
Harmony also has several models of mill-sized balers capable of making fast, consistently dense aluminum bales. The advantage of using a mill-sized, or 60″ baler is that the aluminum recycling bricks do not need to be broken down by the recyclers for transport or processing. This makes them even more valuable to the end user.
All of our balers, including our 60″ models, have strong, long-lasting steel construction, and durable hydraulic systems. They also feature front load manual feeding and front side ejection. The M60STD is the industry standard in a multi-material baler and is perfectly suited to handle aluminum cans.
The bale sizes produced by the M60STD is 30”x 60” ≤ 51”
Large Volume/Heavy Duty Can Crushers
Harmony also manufactures several vertical and horizontal balers that can handle the largest volume of cans, with highly efficient throughputs. Both our S60XDRC and T60XDRC series balers use large cylinders and can be configured with conveyor systems for automatic feeding and cycling.
Harmony’s horizontal balers provide flexibility with smart baler technology. The user friendly HMI on our horizontal balers allows you to predetermine the weight and size of bale you need to make. The advanced shear blade technology in each models allows for continuous, no-worry feeding of aluminum. Harmony’s HM-60 is respected as the innovative, long-lasting, closed end horizontal baler, capable of being fed by a multitude of manual, hopper, and conveyor set ups. See the HM-60 video here.
What If I Need a Can Crusher for Full Cans?
If you need a baler for cans that are full of out-of-spec product, we can help! Our full line of ExtractPack Liquid Extraction Balers punctures, drains, and bales aluminum at an efficiency rate unmatched in our industry.
Two of the models are vertical in orientation. The ExtractPack is ideal for smaller volumes that can be hand fed, while the ExtractPack Pro is a space-saving automatic vertical baler designed for larger volumes.
We also have two horizontal options for high volume applications, the ExtractPack Plus and the ExtractPack Max. The ExtractPack Max can hold up to 8,200 aluminum cans in its hopper and uses up to 25,000 cans to make just one bale!