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JMC launch oil filter crusher

baled oil filters
Baling your oil filters with JMC's Metallican HC.
JMC Vortex' latest development is the Metallican HC Oil Filter Crusher. The crusher is based on one of JMC’s successful Metallican baling machines but with increased maximum compression force and a sump and drainer added to collect the residual oil.


The Metallican HC can simultaneously drain, crush and bale oil filters of all shapes and sizes up to 416mm x 247mm dia. The oil filters can be loaded straight from a container to the hopper and can produce up to 500kg of baled oil filters per hour.

When fed with oil filters the Metallican HC crushes and locks the material together to produce 250mm x 250mm x 200mm cubes weighing approximately 11kg. Such dense bales mean that no strapping or tying is needed, the cubes are simply ejected from the machine and are ready for transportation.

The crushing force developed to produce a bale squeezes the residual oil out of the filters which is recovered and pumped from the machine for safe disposal or re-use. JMC tell us that the Metallican HC provides a clean, safe cost effective solution for automatic volume reduction of large quantities of oil filters for a medium or large scale dismantler and significantly improves productivity compared to traditional oil filter crushers.

JMC Vortex have completed extensive testing and field trials and their first three units are sold and in production. Full details are available on the JMC website or you can contact Mike Taylor on 0115 940 9630

November 2013

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