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How To Reduce The Risks Of Operating A Ferrous Scrap Metal Logger Or Baler

How To Reduce The Risks Of Operating A Ferrous Scrap Metal Logger Or Baler

Heavy machinery – especially landfill machinery specifically designed to crush and compact like ferrous scrap metal loggers or balers – will always pose a number of safety hazards, ranging from electrical malfunctions or mishandling to common physical risks like falls, impacts, and crushing. Additionally, lesser-known risks related to ergonomics, toxic materials, and operational design can […]

Does A Low-Maintenance Landfill Compactor Make A Difference?

Does A Low-Maintenance Landfill Compactor Make A Difference?

Ease of maintenance on a landfill compactor may seem like a common design concept, but at Aljon, it’s one of our top priorities. Maintenance that is easy, equates to maintenance that is most often completed properly per the manufacturer’s recommendations.  Fewer maintenance requirements and convenient access to all the maintenance points is paramount. For landfill compactors, there are three […]

Do You Need A Built-In Crane On Your Scrap Logger Or Baler?

Do You Need A Built-In Crane On Your Scrap Logger Or Baler?

Unless you have a tip pan or pre-hopper system to prep your scrap, there’s only one way to get recyclables into a baler: via crane. The question is, should you get a logger/baler with a crane built in? Or should you get a craneless model as well as a standalone crane that can be used for […]

What Are the Differences Between Electric and Diesel Powered Scrap Equipment?

What Are the Differences Between Electric and Diesel Powered Scrap Equipment?

Diesel engines may feel like the traditional choice while electric is the trendy new kid on the block, but both have a surprisingly long history — and an equally long list of pros and cons. They are both known for their high torque, making them extremely useful for large, power-hungry machinery like scrap equipment. Electric engines can supply full torque […]

How Scrap Yards Can Get the Most Production Out of Their Scrap Baler

How Scrap Yards Can Get the Most Production Out of Their Scrap Baler

Whether they’re used to compact paper headed for recycling, ferrous material to be sold, or waste on its way to landfill storage, scrap balers are an essential part of the waste management process – and a potential choke point in the movement of materials. Optimizing the throughput of scrap balers ensures that waste flows smoothly […]

Why is a Hydrostatic Drive Powertrain the Superior Drive System for a Landfill Compactor?

Why is a Hydrostatic Drive Powertrain the Superior Drive System for a Landfill Compactor?

Waste management is an industry that demands speed, efficiency and sound investment for companies to remain sound and competitive. As such, the efficiency of your equipment can make all the difference. When it comes to landfill compactors, choosing the right drive system is crucial for optimal performance and productivity. This article will delve into the […]

Four Key Design Specifications To Consider When Purchasing a New Scrap Baler

Four Key Design Specifications To Consider When Purchasing a New Scrap Baler

Scrap metal recyclables can be converted to manageable bales that can be held for better markets or increased room in the yard. These bales will then be transported by shipping container, rail car, or trailer. The denser and more consistent these bales, the more efficient (and less expensive) later processes will be. Scrap balers are […]

Aljon Landfill Compactors – Strong Aftersales Support Solutions

Aljon Landfill Compactors - Strong Aftersales Support Solutions

Aljon has spent decades earning a reputation as one of the industry’s leading suppliers for landfill compactors. We earned our reputation by not only manufacturing the industry’s heaviest, most powerful compactors by class, but also by providing distinctive customer service. To help our customers maximize uptime, we are highly focused on aftersales support with strong parts availability and machine […]

9 Reasons to Choose Aljon’s Powerful Landfill Compactors

9 Reasons to Choose Aljon's Powerful Landfill Compactors

Over the years, Aljon has developed into one of the world’s top manufacturers of landfill compactors and scrap equipment. If you’re in need of solutions for your landfill that meet your unique requirements, Aljon is here for you. Here are the many benefits of utilizing powerful landfill compactors from Aljon. 1. Reliable Designs and Construction One of the […]

What Should I Consider When Looking for a Quality Landfill Compactor?

What Should I Consider When Looking for a Quality Landfill Compactor?

Landfill compactors are the most important piece of equipment in landfills. The right compactor with the correct configuration will be able to easily and efficiently compact waste materials and maximize your air space, but not every compactor comes with the same features or level of performance and compatibility. As you search for the ideal landfill […]