04519306 is referenced by 5 patents and cites 48 patents.

A process for recycling containers such as used aluminum beverage cans comprises sensing the presence of an acceptable container inserted into a receiving station in a rotatable carrier and unlatching a latching mechanism to permit the carrier to be rotated if the presence of an acceptable container is sensed. Rotation of the carrier conveys the container to a station where the container is crushed. A receipt is then issued for the crushed container. The process is controlled by a central control unit which may include a computer having a program to monitor and control the process steps.

Title
Process for recycling containers
Application Number
6/559233
Publication Number
4519306
Application Date
December 8, 1983
Publication Date
May 28, 1985
Inventor
Thomas W Scherf
Vandergrift
PA, US
Elmer E Pohlenz
Richmond
IN, US
Charles J Leftault Jr
Murrysville
PA, US
Ronald G Hawkins
Massena
NY, US
Frank J Horansky
Apollo
PA, US
Eric D Arndt
New Kensington
PA, US
Jerrold D Green
Murrysville
PA, US
Robert L LaBarge
Ben Avon
PA, US
Agent
Andrew Alexander
Assignee
Aluminum Company of America
PA, US
IPC
B30B 9/32
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