- Manufacturer – Green Culture.
- Orientation – Multi position.
- Product size – 7x10x4 inches (17.8×25.4×10.2 cm).
- Material – Plastic.
- Maximum can size – 12 oz.
- Color – Black.
- Automatic dispensing – No.
- Collection bin – No.
- Multiple can holder – No. Holds 1 can at time.
EZ Can Crusher is very simple looking device, that can crush aluminum cans. This can crusher will work with 12 oz aluminum cans, but in opposite to most wall mounted crushers, it won’t take cans in much smaller or larger size, as the crushing mechanism of this tool is made to compress only 12 oz cans.
EZ can crusher can be mounted both vertically and horizontally, so it can be called a multi position can crusher. However, if you want to mount it to a vertical surface such as a wall, we suggest that you better get a regular wall-mounted crusher, which will be more easier to use. One of the most common places to mount this crusher is on the top of a table. One thing that stands this crusher out from the rest is that it is has got a portable, free-standing design, and it actually does not need to be mounted to either a wall or a table. This allows to place the crusher into a drawer and pull it out only when it’s needed to use. EZ crusher is perfect for those, who do not have enough place in their kitchen to install a vertical crusher, or for those who simply do not want to mount a crusher to a wall. People, who do not drink a lot of aluminum cans and only need to use the crusher from time to time will certainly find this tool useful.
EZ can crusher is made from a durable plastic material polyurethane that is used on many other plastic can crusher. Polyurethane will not rust in opposite to metal, so EZ crusher can also be used outdoors. Although plastic may not seem like the most durable material for such a tool as can crusher, actually it feels very sturdy and will crush 12 oz aluminum cans without problems. It is not recommended to use this tool for crushing steel food cans, as it may damage the tool.
From the practical side, this crusher uses different can compression mechanism than most vertical crushers. It will compress cans from the side and not from the top as wall mounted crushers. To crush an aluminum can, pull the leveler back, put in an empty 12 oz aluminum can into the opening, line the can precisely into the opening and press down the leveler. This will firstly dent the can from the side and than fold it completely, which will make the ends of the can go up and the middle of the can will be flat. We found that the crushing process using this can crusher is more difficult than using most wall mounted crushers, because more force is needed to fold cans fully in the middle. If you do not mount the crusher to a table and let it stand freely on the table when crushing cans, it will be even more difficult to completely bend them. Also this multi position crusher cannot compress cans to such a small size like wall mounted crushers.
Other than that, if you don’t have a place to mount a wall mountable crusher or want a compact and portable can crusher which you can store into a drawer and occasionally take out to crush few 12 oz aluminum cans, this crusher will be perfect for you.
The size of EZ Can Crusher is 7x10x4 inches (17.8×25.4×10.2 cm) and it weighs 2 pounds (0.9 kg).
- Portable, free standing design;
- Can be mounted both vertically and horizontally;
- Sturdy plastic design that allows to use the crusher outdoors;
- Compact size.
- Harder to use than most wall mounted can crushers;
- Will crush only regular 12 oz beer and soda cans;
- Higher price that most wall mounted can crushers.