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LFA SC 4 – Large Static Compactor


The LFA SC 4 is our largest static compactor with a massive 1500x2000mm feeding opening and 2.82m³ charge box. By using the LFA SC 4, it ensures that charges are correct for disposal instead of being overcharged for under capacity skips and bins. Boasting a high 38t compaction force the LFA SC 4 is capable of achieving payloads of up to 12t into a 35-yard RoRo skip. The straight push ram is a low maintenance system which has a fast cycle time of 60 seconds meaning you are able to compact up to 169m³ of waste per hour. Static compactors are most commonly used for dry general waste, but it can be used on lots of different applications where compaction is required. As the charge box is so large, it is especially suited for high volumes of waste, large bulky waste or by using mechanical feeding systems like conveyors, tele-handlers or forklift tipping skips.

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    Benefits of Compacting

    • Recycling Bin
      To reduce waste disposal costs
    • Commercial Recycling Factory
      To keep the yard much tidier – no mess or leakage
    • Icon
      To gain a rebate of recyclable material
    • To prevent fly tipping
    • Recycling truck icon
      To have less contractor traffic on site
    • earth icon
      To be more environmentally friendly

    Product Details

    Product Dimensions
    Overall Width5100mm
    Overall Height1300mm
    Overall Depth1880mm
    Overall Weight3900kg
    Feed Opening Width1500mm
    Feed Opening Depth2000mm
    Technical Specification
    Compaction Force 38T
    Motor 11kW
    Cycle Time 80 Seconds
    Ram Penetration 350mm
    Charge Box Depth 940mm
    Charge Box Volume 2.82m³
    Max Volume Displacement Per Hour 169m³
    Electricity Supply 3 Phase, 415V, 32A


    • E-stops
    • Skip clamps
    • ¾ full indicator
    • Automatic cycle
    • Extra wide feed opening
    • Simple, easy to operate controls
    • Hydraulic pack separate from waste
    • Powerful 38 tonne compaction force
    • Rated IP65 so safe to be sited inside or outside
    • Low maintenance straight ram compaction method



    • Helps prevent fly tipping
    • Keeps the yard much tidier
    • Reduces waste disposal costs
    • Reduces contractor traffic on site
    • More environmentally friendly
    • Fast interchange of skips so minimal down time
    • No longer being charged for air voids in skips/bins
    • Reduces carbon footprint and complies with ISO 14001

    The LFA SC 4 is extremely easy to use and requires very little manual work.


    Step 1 – Setup

    When installing, the LFA SC 4 must be bolted to the floor by one of our engineers. Once installed, the contractor will supply and attach an enclosed 35yd RoRo hook lift skip to it via the compactor’s clamps.


    Step 2 – Feeding

    This step is straight forward – Throw the waste into the charge box and press the green ‘go’ button to start the compaction cycle. The straight ram will then compact all of the waste from the charge box into the attached skip. In its standard setup this will cycle 3 times, but it can be configured to run more/less or on a timer.


    Step 3 – When is the skip fill?

    The compactor has an indicator to notify the operator when the skip is ¾ full. Once this illuminates, the operator can calculate when it will be full and when the skip needs to be collected by the waste contractor.


    Step 4 – Waste removal

    The contractor will arrive on site with a hook lift vehicle and an empty skip, they will set down the empty skip to one side and then start inserting pinning bars to stop the compacted waste from ejecting out of the skip. They will loosen the clamps and detach the skip from the compactor, they then pull the skip away slightly and attach a cover over the opening on the skip to ensure no loose debris falls out in transportation. The full skip is then moved out of the way and set down, the empty skip is then picked back up, moved into place and clamped to the SC 4 ready for compaction. The contractor then picks up the full skip and takes it away.


    As simple as that! It probably takes longer to read the operation than to implement it. As part of the package, one of our trusty engineers will come to site and show the team how to operate it in person. Training certification can be supplied if required.


    *Note – Refurbished models may vary in its operation slightly, but the principle will remain very similar.

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