Lamp Crushing Machine

Description

Air Cycle Corporation announces the next generation of our award winning Bulb Eater® lamp crushing machine - The Bulb Eater® 3 with Intelli Technology.  In less than 1 second, The Bulb Eater® 3 system crushes spent fluorescent lamps of any length, u-tubes, and CFL’s into 100% recyclable material, while capturing over 99.99% of the vapors released! The system, which is mounted to a 55-gallon drum, can hold up to 1,350 4’ fluorescent lamps. A five-stage filtering process removes hazardous particulates and vapors. A recent study showed non-detectable levels of emitted mercury vapor even after crushing 1700 lamps. A digital control panel gives the operator added security by monitoring various aspects of the machine to better ensure operator safety. 

What are the new Intelli Technology onboard controls? 

  • Multiple sensing points that assist with machine diagnostics and maintenance/filter change outs.
  • LCD display that displays which mode the machine is in and any defaults that may occur. 

What comprises the new 5-stage filtering system?

  • Cyclone separator filters most of the particulates back into the drum.
  • Upgraded cartridge filter catches any fine particles (2nd stage)
  • Dual-action, replaceable HEPA filters remove fine particles (3rd & 5th stage).
  • 4th stage Activated Carbon filter captures and neutralizes mercury vapors released during the controlled crushing of lamps.

In addition to providing OSHA and ACGIH compliance, the Bulb Eater® 3 with Intelli Technology frees up valuable storage space normally filled with boxes of spent intact lamps, reduces handling and related labor costs, and typically cuts recycling costs by 50% or more. 

Specs

  • can hold up to 1,350 4’ fluorescent lamps
  • mounted to a 55-gallon drum
  • five-stage filtering process 


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