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Hydraulic Drum Crusher

Crush 55 gallon steel drums to approximately 6" high every 25 seconds!  Safety features include a pressure relief valve prevents overload and door interlock system will not allow the motor to run while the door is open. Several models available!

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Hydraulic Drum Crusher

The Hydraulic Drum Crusher crushes 55 gallon steel drums to approximately 6" high. The full cycle time is 25 seconds (crush and retract). 

This unit is designed for a heavy duty cycle that will allow for crushing or compacting up to 250 drums per week in a typical non-hazardous, indoor room-temperature environment when operated on a three-phase power supply. Options and custom available!

Features 38,000 pounds of crushing force!

The included drum compacting feature allows you to compact contents inside the drum by simply removing the drum crushing platen. Crushing feature will work with any drum size up to 55-gallons. Compacting feature will only work with 55-gallon drums. This convenient design gives you two pieces of equipment in one!

Safety features include a pressure relief valve, which prevents overload, and a double door latch to secure the door when crushing. Plus an interlock system that will prevent the motor from running unless the door is closed. 6.5 hp motor is 460V, 3-phase, 60 hz.

This drum crusher meets OSHA 1910.212 and ANSI Z245.5 standards. Built-in fork pockets aid in transporting. An aluminum drip pan, for catching any excess liquid that may be expelled during the crushing operation, is also included. The pan holds 1 gallon and measures 31-1/2"W x 4-1/2"L x 1-5/8"H. Replacement and additional drip pans are available, model HDC-905-DPN. 

 Crating is recommended for international shipments, please contact us for crating costs.


 • 15 gallon oil reservoir  • Meets OSHA and JIC standards
 • Door interlock system with key  • 38,000 pounds of crushing power
 • Protective plastic cover on power unit  • Mushroom head emergency stop button
 • Built-in fork pockets to aid in transporting  • 6.5 Hp motor is 208-230/460V, 3-phase, 60 Hz
 • Drum head piercer to allow for drum venting  • Relief valve to prevent hydraulic system overload
 • 24V NEMA-4 push-button controls with key lockout  • Protective cover for indoor and outdoor applications
 • 3-position "COMPACT-OFF-CRUSH" key selector switch  • Dual speed hydraulic pump provides 25 second cycle time


Our Hydraulic Drum Crushers efficiently compress and reduce the volume of waste in order to facilitate transportation and recycling. Increase your facilities storage area by utilizing our 55 gallon drum crushers.

 **Measurements in the table below are represented in inches, pounds and $USD.

Hydraulic Drum Crusher/Compactor
Model# PDF Description Weight Price
HDC-905-IDC/460V  Crusher/Compactor (460V, 3 Phase) 1160 $9,647.00
HDC-905-HC/460V  Crusher/Compactor (460V,High Cycle Package) 1430 $14,284.00
HDC-905-IDC/230V  Crusher/Compactor (230V, 3 Phase) 1160 $9,745.00
HDC-905-HC/230V   Crusher/Compactor (230V,3 Phase,High Cycle Package) 1430 $14,429.00
HDC-905-IDC/208V  Crusher/Compactor (208V, 3 Phase) 1160 $9,745.00
HDC-905-HC/208V  Crusher/Compactor (208V, 3 Phase,High Cycle Package) 1430 $14,429.00
Hydraulic Drum Crusher/Compactor Options
Model # Description Weight Price
HDC-905-DPN  Extra Aluminum Drip Pan 5 $131.00
HDC9-1  Single phase, 3 HP power unit (option for HDC-905-IDC) At 220V, cycle time increases to 70 sec. and requires 50A supply circuit - $1,390.00
HDC-905-WD  Wash down Motor & NEMA 4 Enclosure 1500 $1,093.00


We also offer a Mobile Gasoline powered Drum Crusher Model!

Our drum crushers can be built to meet your unique safety requirements. We are experienced in meeting safety compliance worldwide. Contact us for a professional consultation with our sales technicians today.


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