1988 - Volume #12, Issue #4, Page #31[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Motorized Can CrusherYou can crush aluminum cans at the rate of 600 per hour with the new motorized can crusher introduced by Fox Distributing, Langdon, N. Dak.
It reduces pop and beer cans to a 3/4 in. thick slab of aluminum. Power is provided by a 1 amp gear reduction electric motor (110 V) that rotates at 37 rpm. Bolts directly to the edge of a counter top, or to the-edge of a metal garbage can. Sells for right at $300.
"We're encouraging civic groups and organizations to buy them as part of a community-wide effort to reduce litter along roads and hiways," says the manufacturer. "Or, a private entrepreneur could probaly pay for a motorized crusher in a short time by custom crushing cans collected by groups, cafes, bars, individuals, families and so forth.
For more information, contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Fox Distributing, 207 Third St., Langdon, N. Dak. 58249 (701 256-3144).
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