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    Pneumatic Can Crusher

    Here is a fun one for ya. My idea of a can crusher. It is pneumaticaly operated with about 125psi. Load the can in the top and dispenses it in a container below. Pretty simple, enjoy.
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    That is VERY cool
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    Now that's just showing off. I love it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by eepete View Post
    Now that's just showing off. I love it!

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    Hey Pete, only to those ill-equiped.
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    Why crush em?
    Here that rig would cost me big bucks...every can crushed would set me back 5 cents...:empathy3:

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    Any more details on it Randy? I think I may copy it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spudland_Dave View Post
    Why crush em?
    Crushing saves a lot of space. And this way is tons-o-fun.

    Quote Originally Posted by Spudland_Dave View Post
    Here that rig would cost me big bucks...every can crushed would set me back 5 cents...:empathy3:
    Well, the air cylinder and valve I salvaged from work. The collection container is a plastic diaper pail with a hole cut in the lid. I fabricated the mounting bracket, end plates, tie rods, and the staging cylinder. And I already had the air supply.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kennyd View Post
    Any more details on it Randy? I think I may copy it!
    Sure Kenny, what would you like to know? I kinda explained some of it in my reply to Dave. The staging cylinder is made from pvc pipe. Do ya need more pics?
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    Quote Originally Posted by RandyM View Post
    Sure Kenny, what would you like to know? I kinda explained some of it in my reply to Dave. The staging cylinder is made from pvc pipe. Do ya need more pics?
    No more pics-I saw all I needed. I guess the main question is the bore/stroke of the cylinder? I was looking on eBay at 6" and 8" stroke cylinders, I guess I am unsure of the bore size needed to produce enough crushing force?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kennyd View Post
    No more pics-I saw all I needed. I guess the main question is the bore/stroke of the cylinder? I was looking on eBay at 6" and 8" stroke cylinders, I guess I am unsure of the bore size needed to produce enough crushing force?
    I am taking a guess from memory, but I think it is a 2.00" bore x 6.00" stroke with 125psi. It needs all it has if the can is not pre-dented. You may want to consider a 2.50" bore. I will confirm my data the next time I pass by it.
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