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  • Bergmann APB606 Hooklift Compactor

    The APB606 hooklift compactor from Bergmann Direct is a dry recycling portable compactor with the largest feed aperture of any portable compactor in the UK.

    It is specially designed for compacting dry recyclables such as plastics, cardboard and foils and it also works well with general (mainly dry) waste.

    The APB606 hooklift compactor differs from the APB607 in that it has a Pendulum Roof. This roof swings down when the compactor is tipped and the back doors open to push out compacted material.

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    Bergmann APB606 and 607 have the largest feed aperture of any portable compactor in the UK. APB606 has the 'pendulum roof' an inset roof which swings down to aid the discharge of compacted materials, in particular cardboard

    The APB606 (and its sister the APB607) has the largest feed aperture of any portable hooklift compactor available in the UK. It uses the patented 'throw-over blade' which allows continuous feeding while compacting and there is no space behind the press plate which needs to be cleaned out.

    This means that there is no laborious, manual cleaning out job to do with the Bergmann APB606, which is typical with standard compactors where the waste gets in behind the press plate.

    Bergmann APB606 Accessories and Features

    • Pendulum Roof which swings down to push out compacted material like cardboard which can jam in the corners of the compactor chamber. The Pendulum Roof on the APB606 hooklift compactor is an extra help if only cardboard is going in the compactor.
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    Left: pendulum roof swings down when the compactor is emptied to help with the discharge of stubborn materials like compacted cardboard. Right: a close-up of the hinged pendulum roof which swings down with gravity to dislodge material in the container.


    • Largest feed aperture of any portable available at 1800mm x 1700mm
    • Capacity from 14 to 20m³ (18 to 26 yd³)
    • 36 second cycle time
    • 2 or 4 rollers
    • Hook on front and the back (reversible): can be picked up from both ends
    • integrated bin-lifter option for 240 - 1100 litre bins
    • Safety fences optional
    • No cleaning behind press-ram required
    • Optional ozone generator to eliminate smells


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