Glass Bottle Crusher - Model GR-8


Quiet Operation

Simple to use and maintain

Reasonably priced

Industrial duty design and construction

Reduces wine and liquor bottles with ease

Shipped complete and ready for operation

The Andela Glass Bottle Crusher Model GR-8 is an industrial bottle crusher capable of processing up to 60 bottles per minute. This easy to use system comes equipped with abrasion resistant wear parts for long lasting performance. The small footprint and heavy duty construction provides versatile and consistent bottle reduction capabilities.

Take your glass bottle recycling to the next level with Andela’s GR-8 Glass Crusher System. Transporting your glass for recycling will be much easier and more efficient. The crushed glass can be repurposed for other glass products or used as furnace ready cullet. The GR-8 is an excellent entry-level glass bottle crusher to begin your glass crushing journey!

  • Process up to 60 bottles/minute and up to 7 inches in diameter
  • Heavy duty chromium carbide wear parts and sealed bearings for durability
  • Patented flexible hammers prevent clogging
  • No need to remove caps/corks
  • Compact design
  • Up to 80% volume reduction


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Machine Specifications


Overall Length: 39”
Overall Width: 25”
Overall Height: 52”
Hopper Input Opening: 7-3/4” Diameter
Frame Construction: Welded Steel with Abrasion Resistant CC Steel Liners
Approx. Weight: 500 lbs.


Motor Voltage: 115/208-230V, Single Phase


Motor Size: (1) 1/2 HP
Solid Steel Shaft Diameter: 1”
Number of Hammers: 4
Hammer Type: Heavy Duty Flexible Arm - CC Steel
Bearing Size: 1”

The manufacturer reserves the right to change designs and specifications without notice.

Safety Features

Protective Guards: Cover On Input, Drive Unit, and Bearings

five stars

"Love the simplicity and robustness"

The Andela machine works without fail, every day. Love the simplicity and robustness of it. The resulting sand can be used in construction or in landscaping. Indeed, do not turn glass into trash, turn it into a usable (and valuable) product.

- Jean Vezina, CEO - Caltech Group

We offer a complete line of glass recycling systems.

Andela Products produces a growing line of rugged, versatile machines to serve special needs that are sold worldwide. Each product is thoughtfully designed and engineered to provide a high capacity to cost ratio and superior durability. Simple to operate with minimal operator intervention, these systems reduce training and supervision requirements which contribute to lower overhead costs. Contact us for more information on any of the products listed below.

Not looking for a complete system? We also offer individual system components.