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The Mil-tek EPS 2000 Polystyrene Compactor is the ideal solution for compacting EPS6, the most commonly used form of Expanded Polystyrene (EPS, Styrofoam, airpop).
Many businesses use EPS6 for packaging including electronics manufacturers, distributors, fishing handling and food processing industries; It is an ideal material to protect goods and parts during transport.
The Mil-tek EPS 2000 Polystyrene Compactor breaks down and reforms EPS6 into a briquette which can be sold and recycled into plastic components such as electronics, toys, DVD cases etc. By processing your EPS6 using a Mil-tek EPS 2000 Polystyrene Compactor, you not only make substantial savings compared to sending it in bulk to landfills, you generate revenue for your organisation.
A Mil-tek consultant will assist in arranging a buyer for your compacted EPS6 through local or national recyclers.
Winning Appliances is a kitchen and laundry specialist based in Australia. They use a combination of Mil-tek compactors and balers to reduce cost and reduce their carbon footprint.
Electrolux is a multinational appliance manufacturer. They dispose of all home delivery packaging and recycle their compacted EPS6.
JG Trading opted for a Mil-tek ESP1800 to help manage the large volume of fish boxes used in the handling of their waste.
Installation is carried out by a Mil-tek technician. Your EPS Compactor will be installed in the most optimal position to facilitate workflow.
Place EPS6 packaging into the compactor. Once the door is closed, a rotating shredder shreds the packaging.
The shredded EPS is then pushed down into a screw conveyor, which presses and moulds the material into a compressed briquette form.
Expanded polystyrene (EPS) is inert and does not de-compose; once it enters landfill it will stay there forever. By compacting and recycling Polystyrene, you can reduce your existing waste costs by up to 80%, by avoiding unnecessary transport costs and reducing bins / skips and lifts required.
The Mil-tek EPS 2000 shreds the polystyrene into fine grains. These are then melted to remove the air and significantly reduce the size. The EPS is then compacted in dense, manageable briquettes.
Yes you can. Dense, compacted polystyrene can be recycled into almost any plastic based product: mobile phones, speakers, televisions, toys etc. It is much cheaper than manufacturing 'new' plastic, making it a popular commodity.
Ask someone who knows: Mil-tek assist companies all of the world in doing exactly this, and your consultant will ensure you find a local recycler willing to take this off your hands.
EPS6 Polystyrene is the preferred form of transport by almost all fish processing companies, as it is lightweight, durable and waterproof. A Mil-tek EPS compactor turns the disposal of EPS6 boxes from a logistical headache into a simple and efficient revenue stream.
Electronics, homewares and furniture shops handle large volumes of EPS6 on a daily basis. A Mil-tek EPS will not only solve the problem of un-compacted waste for the shop itself, but also for its customers and delivery staff.
Many distribution companies handle large volumes of surplus packing including EPS6, both in-house and via their delivery fleet. By unpacking or unloading packaging into an EPS Polystyrene Compactor, the EPS is converted from a logistical headache into a simple and efficient revenue stream.
|Block size height (mm)
|Block size width (mm)
|EPS6 (Expanded Polystyrene)
|<300 g/litre (<300 kg/m³)
|<70 kg / hour
|3 phase - 460-480 V