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Green Car's new range is compact but very accessible.

New range of depollution equipment claims increased efficiency

Green Car have launched a new range of depollution equipment for the vehicle dismantler. Although a new company, Tewkesbury based Green-Car Depollution, comes with a long industrial heritage with over ten years in process engineering and thirty years involvement with fluid transfer. They also operate a highly successful ethical work wear clothing business which has won more than it’s share of prestigious awards. With this experience behind them they have produced a range of equipment that they believe will not only improve the throughput of elv’s through your site but will also keep costs under control.

That’s quite a claim and these are their reasons. Firstly, the market in depollution equipment is now over ten years old and requirements are much better understood. Secondly, they recognise that depollution is not the primary function of a vehicle dismantler; that’s selling used spares, vehicles and scrap metal. Taking this into account, their equipment has been developed to be easy to install, easy to maintain and easy to operate. Simple things such as purpose built cabinets with flip up lids make access easy and robust, free standing fuel and oil drainers that can take the sometimes harsh demands of our industry. This all comes with flexibility to suit the individual’s requirements which means the dismantler only pays for what he needs to process the volume of vehicles going through the site.

Because of the now maturing market in depollution equipment, a key driver behind Green Car’s range has been the growing need for dismantlers to replace and upgrade existing equipment. With many systems now wearing out or no longer up to the job, and changes to individual business requirements over the last decade, Green Car recognised the need for a modular approach. This allows for a tailored package that suits the individual needs of the dismantler.

So what’s on offer? Green Car’s system comes in three variations; you can have a system with two pumps in the cabinet, or three pumps in the cabinet, or both. This gives the following options:

The two pump cabinet, if supplied on its own will handle diesel and petrol.

The three pump cabinet will handle diesel, petrol and oil.

With both the two and three pump cabinets you can have diesel and petrol (as with the two pump system above) from the two pump cabinet with screen wash, coolant and oil handled by the three pump unit.

fuel mole
Green Car's fuel mole drills rather than punches.
What this means for the dismantler is that not only can these units replace any existing systems, but you can specify just what fluids you wish to handle so you are not buying facilities you don’t need. Added to this, if you need to upgrade in the future, then additional units are all designed to work together.

Another neat design point, apart from the cabinets being small and compact so they don’t take up much floor space, is that they can be fitted back to back. This is particularly useful if you operate two lifts, as the one set of equipment will service both facilities. Their compact dimensions also means you need less floor space for the same amount of depollution.

The quality doesn’t stop at the cabinet assemblies. The fuel tool for example has been designed from scratch to be up to the job. Known as the tank mole, it doesn’t punch, it drills which means much longer time period between servicing. Another plus point is their long history in manufacturing storage vessels and fluid transfer. This means they can supply units to meet the user’s particular needs. Another neat touch they offer is an electronic warning system to prevent any risk of tanks overflowing.

Naturally, they also supply a comprehensive range of ancillary equipment to handle air conditioning, filter, airbags, and cats etc.

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