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Green Car side tip

Green Car Depollution Side Tip Prep Stand

An Invaluable aid to the car dismantler, the Side Tip speeds the dismantling operation, greatly improving health and safety.By tipping the Vehicle sideways the underside is presented at waist height allowing for engines, cats, batteries, wheels and tyres to be removed easily and air bags detonated with minimum effort. The 5 Ton lifting Capacity will handle a small car to a large van and the unit can be stopped in any position.
Green Car depollution web site
Contact Green Car by email or telephone: 01684 298084
Address: Green Car Depollution Ltd, Basepoint Business Centre, Tewkesbury Business Park, Oakfield Close, Tewkesbury, Gloucs GL20 8SD

Iris-Mec tilting rig

Iris-Mec ELV Tilting Rig

The revolutionary ELV tilting dismantling rig, which automatically and positively clamps and rotates the vehicle through 90 degrees, into the vertical position, which then allows easy and safe removal of all mechanical parts, without the neccessity of the operator standing directly underneath the vehicle, ensuring operator safety.
Iris-Mec website
Contact Iris-Mec by email or telephone: 01604 642020
Address: CIS Ltd, 25 Hatton Close, Moulton Park Ind. Est., Northampton, NN3 6SU

SEDA TiltingLift TL-1 600/1800

SEDA TiltingLift TL-1 600/1800

The SEDA TiltingLift TL-1 600 and the SEDA TiltingLift TL-1 1800 are further developments of the SEDA TiltingRamp with a special lifting feature. This system moves the car, not the worker.
It is easy to place a car into the system. Secured by a hydraulic safety arm on the top, the car is ready to turn 70° in order to help a worker to stand upright and work on the car bottom easily.
Furthermore it is possible to lift the car up to 1750 mm.
This unit offers a safe and efficient dismantling of ELVs.
Once tried you will never want to work without it!
Especially for dismantling of engines and transmissions the SEDA TiltingLift TL-1 1800 is an ideal tool. E.g. if the car is in a titled position you can undo all relevant fixings, lift the car when done and remove the engine in an easy way.

SEDA TiltingLift TL-2 1800

SEDA TiltingLift TL-2 1800

The SEDA TiltingLift TL-2 1800 is a further development of the SEDA TL-1 with a special overfloor lifting feature.
It is possible to lift the car up to 1850 mm.
The TL-2 is an ideal tool especially for dismantling of engines and transmissions. With the car in a titled position you can undo all relevant connections, lift the car when done and remove the engine in an easy manner.
SEDA web site
Contact SEDA by email or telephone: 0750 2023859

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Latest stories

Who’s buying our salvage vehicles in Europe?
It seems that there are some questions surrounding the purchasing of vehicles by other European countries, in particular Cat B vehicles. One of our readers asked us the following:
Diesel and petrol car sales to be banned from 2040
In recent news and following on from France’s commitment to take polluting vehicles off the road by 2040, Britain has also followed suit by banning the sales of all new diesel and petrol cars and vans by 2040. The final plan is due by the end of July.
Palladium cost has increased, hitting a 16 year high
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There is a use for rusty old cars!
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The pressure’s on for tyres!
The Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) and National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA) warn of rising costs on tyre recycling due to regulatory changes and market conditions, factors that will affect used tyre collectors and re-processors.
Volvo to go electric by 2019
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We’re not a scrap yard, we’re a vehicle dismantlers
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Code of practice flawed, the opinion of the BVSF
One has to be concerned when the insurer’s new Code of Practice (CoP) that received its “soft launch” a week or so back isn’t supported by either the Motor Vehicle Dismantlers’ Association or the British Vehicle Salvage Federation, two of the main owners of the pre-existing code.