The US Navy Chooses KenBay Compactors

The USS Tripoli, a 600-foot long Iwo Jima-class amphibious assault ship was recently redeployed as a launch platform for the ballistic missile defense program in the South Pacific. The Navy needed an industrial waste compactor that could replace the 3 dumpsters that were occupying too much space on board. They turned to KenBay, the manufacturers of the original rotary arm compactor, the RotoPac. With a smaller footprint (4'x5") than any industrial compactor in its class, the RotoPac was able to replace the 3 dumpsters by compacting the ship's waste into one compact and sanitary 44" cube polyethylene bag.

Rotary Arm Compactors have the advantage of being able to continuously compact waste material utilizing 4,400 ft-lbs of torque at the compaction drum surface, making the RotoPac one of the most cost effective industrial waste solutions on the market today. KenBay was first-to-market with their rotary arm compactor and have led the field for small footprint (4'x 5'), continuous high compacting, industrial waste compactors. Waste can be input into the RotoPac by conveyor, pneumatically, manually or through a chute.

Achieving compaction ratios of greater than 6 to 1, the RotoPac greatly reduces waste disposal costs by up to 80%. Its patented rotary arm technology makes the RotoPac ideal for compacting large volumes of trash, as well as plastic for recycling and cardboard without breaking down boxes. The environmentally friendly RotoPac is able to compact into biodegradable bags as well as reduce collections and space needed in landfills.

Quiet, safe and sanitary, the RotoPac has been the choice of industries as diverse as airframe manufacturing, bakeries, distribution centers, printers, offshore oilrigs, ocean vessels and pharmaceutical operations, the US Army and numerous others.

Made in America, the RotoPac is constructed using the highest quality materials and is currently being offered in several different versions; including, the standard RotoPac, The Marine RotoPac, the Plastics RotoPac, the stainless steel Food Industry RotoPac and the Bin RotoPac Compactor.


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