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Balcan brought the world the first commercial lamp and bulb crusher in 1980. We are now pleased to be able to offer you the Balcan Lamp Recycling Plant.
The advantage of the Balcan Lamp Recycling Plant is you have one system to process all types of lamps. A system which genuinely cares and is kinder to the environment. When looking to make an investment in a lamp recycling plant it is not only obvious to make certain it does what it says, but it is also important to assess the overall environmental impact on using the machine.
Balcan now have specific entry systems on their equipment to deal with crushed, straights, compacts and plastic sleeved lamps and the output in terms of all recovered materials is among the best that I have seen.
With most of the world moving towards CFL (compact fluorescent lamp) lighting in place of the incandescent light bulb, this means that there will be many millions more mercury lamps and mercury bulbs requiring recycling at their EOL (end of life).
Balcan lamp recycling gives those the opportunity to choose for themselves whether to opt for the whole lamp & bulb recycling methodology, or the lamp crusher, or bulb crusher systems, to help reduce volume prior to transport of the waste to a lamp & bulb recycling facility. It can be confusing trying to decide which system is best for you, best for the environment and equally best for being cost effective.
In 1980 Balcan manufactured the first commercial lamp crusher. Today, Balcan Lamp Crushers are used extensively throughout the world, both manually & electrically operated they are used in all climates to help reduce volume and control the mercury emissions generated during crushing. Without the use of this type of equipment we would have more mercury being emitted due to uncontrolled breakage.
Recycling plastic coated & sleeved lamps still involves crushing the glass. However, when you crush a plastic coated /shatterproof lamp the end result is usually crushed glass in a flattened tube. It is therefore necessary to remove this prior to putting the lamp & bulbs into the recycler and this usually involves a person, with a knife, cutting the sleeving away, prior to the lamp being processed normally. This method has a number of Health...