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DP16 Drum Crusher

The DP16 Drum Crusher from Bramidan is an industry leading, small profile machine. With a press force of 35,200 lbs., and a simple yet efficient design, this unit makes short work of your standard 55 gallon drums and smaller. This model operates on three phase 480V power supply and offers up to 90% compaction of steel or plastic drums.

This machine offers the lowest in-class noise levels and is incredibly simple to use. It’s simple and safe operation comes standard with dual-channel safety monitoring that meets and exceeds all North American Safety Standards. Start saving money on your drum recycling and disposal costs with this simple to  Take your waste management practices to the next level with this simple, small, and powerful unit!

  • Up to 90% compaction
  • Handles drums up to 55 gallons
  • Not intended for drums with explosive contents or residues.
  • Spikes in press plate puncture the drum and remove air
  • Optional drip tray available to catch residuals.
  • High degree of safety
  • Interlock system prevents the motor from running unless the door is closed
  • Compressed drums are easy to stack and store
  • Meets ANSI and OSHA standards
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Press Force

35,200 lbs.

Waste Volume

Small / Medium / Large

Feed Opening Size

WxH (in.) 24″ x 37″

Cycle Time

30 seconds


39 inches

Noise Level

70-75 dB

Press Force

11,000 lbs.

Waste Volume

Small – Medium

Feed Opening Size

WxH (in.) 39″ x 21″

Bale Size

WxDxH (in.) 36″ x 24″ x 30″

Bale Weight

175 – 290 lbs.

Waste Types

Cardboard, Paper, Plastic

Product Features

Compress Drums by 90%

Easily compress your steel or oil drums. The drum press compacts the drums by 90%

Financing Available

Kernic Systems offers financing rates through a preferred third-party lender. Take your recycling and waste management processes to the next level, all for one low monthly fee.

Product Highlights

  • Low noise level (70-75 dB)

  • Safe to Operate – complies with all Ontario and Canadian safety standards (ANSI Z245.51-2008)

  • Available in Multiple Colours

Technical Specifications

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Small footprint baler with a high press force and automatic bale ejection function.

  • Finished bales weigh 85-155 lbs.
  • Bales cardboard, paper and plastic
  • Automatic bale ejection
  • Single Phase 110V power
  • Quiet & Safe Operation
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Kernic Systems provides factory trained technicians and the right consumables (baling wire, replacement parts, etc.) to help keep your operation running smoothly.

With baling wire in-stock, contact us today to see how Kernic can provide peace of mind maintenance.

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Compact cardboard, paper, and soft plastic into 1,000 pound mill-size bales with the large 60 inch chamber.

  • Finished bales weigh 800-1,200 lbs
  • Bales cardboard, paper and plastic.
  • Bales tie of from the front.
  • Available in Three Phase 600V and 480V models.

Who uses our Vertical Balers?

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Industry Manufacturing

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Retail Stores

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Distribution Centers

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Health Sector

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Recycling Centers

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Waste Handling

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Fast Food Chains

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Public Sector

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