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Reel Splitter | Start to Completion

Monday 19 March 2018

Reel Splitter, for a client, from start to finish

Designed and built to split reels of paper, cardboard, polythene, certain types of foil as well as limited types of aluminium.

Reel Splitter from Recycle Direct on Vimeo.

Reel Splitter


Reel Splitter | Start to Completion

6 Years with CHAS

Thursday 01 February 2018

CHAS Accreditation for 2018

Recycle Direct are happy to announce we are CHAS accredited. We have been part of the scheme since 2011 and delighted to once again be part of it for another year. 

CHAS (The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) was created by experienced health and safety professionals in 1997 to improve health and safety standards across the UK.


6 Years with CHAS

[FOR SALE] Lindemann SOBOD

Thursday 08 February 2018

The Baler is currently in a completely stripped down condition awaiting shot blasting and paint.


The baler will be fully rebuilt with all new technology including fully automatic PLC control. It will be completely wired from scratch with all new electrical components including a newly manufactured main electrical panel; and control desk.

It comes with all new hydraulics including all new valves pumps cylinders and pistons.

The baler is sold ex-works with a full 12 months ‘no quibble guarantee’ 


Pictures represent SOBOB before refurbishment and not the final product.


Typical Specifications: 

Electrics: PLC controlled Controls: Fully automatic / semi automatic / manual operation

Electrical power : 1 x 22 or 1 x 37 kw

Charging box: 1700mm x 1080mm x 660mm (LxWxD)

Bale size : 400mm x 300mm (can be altered to 300mm x 300mm)

Bale weight ; 34-50kgs (steel clips)

Cycle time : 22kw- 45 secs 37kw -34 secs

Average production : 3-5 tonnes per hour

Application: Non ferrous / Steel clippings/ light metals etc

Overall dimensions: 7000mm x 4500mm x 1828mm (L x W x H)

Machine weight: 16.6 tonnes 

[FOR SALE] Lindemann SOBOD

[JOB VACANCY] Welder Fabricator

Monday 12 February 2018

Recycle Direct is seeking an experienced welder fabricator ideally from a heavy plant background to work on our waste paper recycling machinery, namely balers, conveyors and other associated plant and equipment.

The work is varied and can involve the manufacture of new recycling machinery along with refurbishing, rebuilding and relining existing recycling machinery both at our workshops and on-site throughout the UK.

You will have the ability to use oxy-acetylene and gas plasma cutting equipment. Mig and stick welding is also a standard requirement.

We are seeking a good 'all rounder' with a 'can do' attitude who can work as part of a team and utilise their engineering skills in other areas which would include basic fitting and assembly.

The position is workshop based but you will be called upon to work at customers sites throughout the UK periodically for which reasonable expenses are paid and transport /accommodation will be provided.

The position will be based at our factory near Neath, South Wales.

A CSCS card is required.

Please send CV in the first instance.

CPC Road Haulage Success

Friday 02 February 2018

Another day, another certificate. Well done to Dafyn for passing his level 3 in 'CPC in Road Haulage'

Last December Dafyn went on the extensive CPC for Road Haulage accreditation at DLT Training Bridgend. The course lasted 9 days, spread over 2 weeks, with 2 exams at the end of the course.

The qualification is offered on behalf of the Department for Transport and in relation to the current EU Directive. It is suitable for those wishing to enter the profession of Road Haulage Transport Management or demonstrate professional competence to meet the Operator Licensing requirements.

"I heard the course was difficult from colleagues and friends, I brushed off the comments but soon realised they were right. The course was quite difficult, with an average pass rate of forty percent"

"I'm extremely happy with passing the course on the first go, and excited to put the knowledge to the test. I'd like to say thank you to Recycle Direct, for allowing me to gain another qualification and also DLT Training for the in-depth knowledge and tuition." - Dafyn Upham, Marketing Coordinator. 

CPC Road Haulage Success

Balers on the Way!

Monday 26 February 2018

It's was well below 0°C but the boys were busy loading Vertical and Horizontal Balers, for delivery to a client in the valleys.

For more information on how we can help your company, please give us a call on (+44) 01656 724111 or email


Vertical & Horizontal Baler from Recycle Direct on Vimeo.