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55LR Drum Compactor

For lightweight waste compaction into 55-gallon drums that demands medium-duty construction.

55LR Drum CompactorWhile the Model 55LR produces less force than any other RAM FLAT at 20,000 pounds, this 55-gallon drum compactor is still a medium-duty machine with similar features to the heavier 55ER.   This model is perfect for laboratories that have large volumes of lightweight materials like paper and plastic.   The stainless steel compaction head makes it ideal for decontamination of low-level radioactive waste or chemical waste that would take paint off of carbon steel.

  • 20,000 lbs. hydraulic force for inside drum compaction
  • Ideal for handling Low-Level radioactive waste
  • 55LR has large drum clearance for material overfill
  • Exhaust Collar for chamber ventilation
  • 3.25″ NFPA cylinder with 2″chrome rod
  • .179 Steel Plate Crushing Chamber with 1″ thick base plate
  • .5″ Stainless Steel Compaction Head with tapered top cone
  • Regenerative Hydraulic Circuit for fast cycle

Models Available

Model 55LR
7.5-HP TEFC pump motor
115V Electrical Control Circuit automatic pushbutton cycle
115V Electric Door Interlock

Model 55LR-P
7.5-HP Class 1, Division 1, Group D explosion-proof pump motor
Non-sparking pneumatic Control Circuit with Automatic Pushbutton Cycle
Pneumatic Door Interlock

Model 55LR-HY
7.5-HP Class 1, Division 1, Group D explosion-proof pump motor
Non-sparking hydraulic Control Circuit with Automatic Pushbutton Cycle
Hydraulic Door Interlock

Available Accessories

  • Drum Handling : Move drums to and from the compactor
  • Alternate Compaction Head – (CH) : Crush empty drums with the same machine
  • NEMA 4 Water Tight Enclosures : A must for outside installations
  • RAM BOTTOM LOCK Control : Control material springback
  • PAK-MORE Hold-down Disk : Improve volume reduction
  • Air Filtration and Ventilation : Control dust & vapors
  • Liquid Containment : Control spills or leftover residue
  • Special Custom Options
Model55LR
Drum/Container Crushing*
Inside Drum Compaction*
Compaction Chamber Height48.0" / 121.9 cm
Compaction Stroke Length35.0" / 88.9 cm
Compaction Chamber Width32.5" / 82.5 cm
Door Opening Width27" / 68.6 cm
Full Cycle Time40 sec.
Machine Depth39" / 99.1 cm
Machine Width36" / 91.4 cm
Overall Machine Height99.75" / 235.4 cm
Electric Motor7.5 HP / 5.6 kW
Ship Weight Including Oil2160 Lb. / 980 kg