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Overton Dismantling

Auto Dismantling System

The Builtrite Auto Dismantling System is marketed in th UK and Ireland by Overton Dismantling. It is designed to quickly and efficiently dismantle autos. Hold Down Arms are mounted directly to the excavator’s main frame and include a pair of large bore, high pressure cylinders, capable of applying enough force to crush and hold the auto in place. They operate off of the undercarriage drive circuit.
The Auto Dismantling Grapple features a wide opening, 360º continuous rotation while the dexterity of the jaws allow the operator to perform even the most precise maneuvers, making easy and quick work of pulling engines, radiators, wiring harnesses, heater cores, etc. Made from highly durable material, this tool is designed for long life and minimal maintenance.

Overton Dismantling's web site
Contact Overton dismantling by email or telephone: 01224 722354
Address: Overton Dismantlers, Overton Garage Ltd, off Dyce Drive
Aberdeen Scotland AB21 0EQ

SAS Forks' Scorpion

SAS Forks Scorpion

SAS Forks Scorpion dismantling system let's you process elv's in less than 60 seconds, pull out engines and transmissions in 30 seconds and can give you up to 30% more revenue by separating non ferrous metals metals from vehicles.
The Scorpion gives up to 80% more visibility with a direct line of site from the operator's window through the forks and offers a cycle time of less than 15 seconds from park to full extension. The machine is built for long life and you can replace blades in 3 hours or less.

SAS Fork's web site
Contact SAS Forks by email or telephone: (USA) 920 845 2198
Address: SAS of Luxemburg, Ltd., SAS Forks, P.O. Box 260, Luxemburg, WI 54217 USA

SEDA VehicleDismantlingPlatform

SEDA VehicleDismantlingPlatform

Dismantling companies need equipment which support their work process. The new SEDA VehicleTiltingRamp moves the car, not the worker.
It is easy to place a car onto the system. Secured by a hydraulic safety arm on the top, the car is ready to turn 90° in order to help a worker to stand upright and work on the bottom of the vehicle easily. This unit offers a safe and efficient dismantling of ELVs. Once tried you will never want to work without it!
This device combined with a platform and our dismantling swingarm offers you more ways to work in a highly professional and industrial way.
An integrated swingarm on the platform ensures a perfect way of working with the SEDA RecyclingCutter or other additional tools which are necessary. Electronics as well as wires and connectors for air pressure, power, hydraulic and suction can be pre-installed and are easy to connect up on site.

SEDA All-In-One Solution

SEDA All-In-One Solution

Efficiency, rationality, safety and ergonomics are keywords in todays recycling companies.
For this reason, SEDA has developed an All-In-One Solution together with car manufacturers and dismantlers. This solution is the first complete system for ELV de-pollution and dismantling which now can be performed on a new special TiltLift by one person independently.
SEDA All-In-One consisting of:
• SEDA Tiltinglift TL2 1800
• SEDA Drainage System Typ Drain Tower
• Tankdrilling HD for gasoline / diesel
• Quality control gasoline
• Swingarm for used oil
• All in One-Steelconstruction
• Tool Cabinet
• Vehicle Trolly

SEDA web site
Contact SEDA by email or telephone: +43 5375 6318-0
Address: SEDA-Umwelttechnik GmbH, Schwendterstraße 10
6345 Kössen, AUSTRIA

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