9 Cubic Yard Self-Contained Compactor

A small compactor for commercial applications requiring self-contained compactors

Model: NSC-50-9

If sanitation is mission-critical and you’re squeezed for space, then our small self-contained compactor is your perfect solution.

Not only does it require little floor space and reduce your waste disposal costs, it’s also safe and simple to operate.

From motels, quick serve chains and department stores to health clinics and nursing homes, our customers can count on the durability and reliability of our industrial and commercial compactors.

Small compactor. Big features.

Our 9 cubic yard self-contained compactor features quality construction, including:

  • 1/4″ steel AR plate floor
  • 3/16″ steel plate sides with 3″ x 2 1/4″ structural steel tubing
  • Breaker bar 6″ x 6″ x 1/2″ with retaining teeth
  • 1/2″ steel plate hydraulic cylinder mounts
  • Replaceable 1/2″ UHMW polyethylene wear bars on all sides, tops and bottoms for a smooth, quiet and near frictionless operation
  • Weatherproof control panel and power pack
  • Hinged/sealed lockable clean out door and top access panel
  • Synthetic biodegradable hydraulic oil
  • Phosphatize-cleaned, inside and out

Our electrical and hydraulic system is second to none. It includes:

  • Controlled power unit, or PLC
  • E-Stop button
  • Multi-cycle timer
  • Remote control
  • Automatic single cycle
  • Reverse button
  • 80% and 100% full lights
  • Automatic shutdown
  • Keyed override switch
  • Moveable left or right side hydraulic and electrical connections

The container itself features:

  • 1/8″ steel plate floor with 4″ x 2″ x 1/4″ structural steel tubing
  • 1/8″ steel plate sides and top
  • Full 3/4″ thick door seal
  • Ratchet latch door closer
  • Heavy duty hinges with grease fitting
  • Tapered width from 58″ at compactor to 68″ at door
  • Exclusive side or bottom ratchet door and latch system with heavy duty hinges and grease fittings

This self-contained compactor conforms to all ANSI Z 245.2 safety standards.

Self-contained compactor specs

Here’s the lowdown on our smallest self-contained compactor.

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Overall length 13′
Overall width 78″
Overall height 84″
Container capacity 9 cubic yards
Compactor capacity 1/2 cubic yards
Platen area 20 1/2″ x 28 1/2″ x 29 1/2″
Charge opening 20 1/2″ x 29 1/2″
Ram penetration 4″
Twin cylinders 2 1/2″ x 20″ x 1 1/2″
Line pressure 2000 PSI
Max line pressure 2500 PSI
Max ram force 19500 LBS
Cycle time 40 Seconds
Fluid capacity 35 Gallons
Pump 5 GPM
Motor 5 HP/Tri-Volt, 3 Phase
App. shipping weight 4600 Lbs

(All measurements are outside dimensions)

Options for your self-contained compactor

Want to customize your self-contained compactor? Not a problem.


  • 5 HP-230V, single phase
  • Fluid reservoir heater
  • Open hopper (for loading docks or ground loading)
  • Enclosed doghouse with door and interlock
  • Walk on or drive on deck with 42″ safety rails
  • Side loading hoppers
  • Through-the-wall-chutes
  • Container guides rails

Steel product color chart

Red Enamel
Maroon Enamel
Armor Yellow
Nedland Gray
Chicagoland Gray
Brown Cocoa Enamel
Dark Brown
Black Enamel
Blue Enamel
Medium Blue
Allied Blue
U.S. Waste Green
Forest Green
Shamrock Green

Our self-contained compactor warranty

We believe in our quality-built products—that’s why we confidently stand behind them.

From the date your self-contained trash compactor unit is shipped from the Nedland manufacturing plant, your compactor will be under the following warranty:

  • Three year warranty on structure
  • One year warranty on electrical and hydraulic components
  • Six months labor, limited to approved labor for the replacement of any defective good
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