Search By Location



Special Offers

Sign up for special offers and new product information from Repurposed Materials!

Newsletter - Equipment - March 10, 2016


March 10, 2016     Please FORWARD to a friend or colleague.     SUBSCRIBE

re·pur·posed·MA·TE·RI·ALS (noun) - byproducts and waste that have value "as is" to a second, unrelated industry.  LEARN MORE ABOUT US>>
(  Denver  |  Chicago  |  Atlanta  |  Dallas  |  Philadelphia  )   
275 gal Totes.  L: Chi, Atl, Den  Click Here for Tote Pricing>>

repurposedTOOL:  Carl Baldwin in Tennessee "repurposes" a Flower Bulb Auger as a Screw Conveyor to unload chicken feed that he stores in a nice, water tight 275 gal Tote.  Carl, that is a "repurposing" Double Play and darn ingenious, too!!!  (Story courtesy of )

Q: Do you have, or have you seen, an example of a tool being "repurposed"?  Submit Your Idea>>
Aluminum Swivel Carts.  We have 9 of these for sale.  Watch Video>>  L: Den  Click for Pricing>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  We sold a cart to a guy in Texas yesterday that is going to use one of these carts to store ammunition at his game ranch.  Leon, we appreciate your business!
Temporary Tower.   This tower was made to erect quickly beside big utility towers that have been damaged.  They transfer the power lines on to this tower until they can get the main structure repaired.  L: Atl   If interested, Email for More Details and Pictures>>

*A,C,E (Attributes, Characteristics, Engineering) - This tower is aluminum to keep it light so it can be flown by helicopter into remote locations.  The hinged base allows it to be quickly tilted up on site.  

repurposedSUGGESTION:  "Towers could be modified to hold piping for emergency or temporary flares used to blow down natural gas pipelines." - Terry w/ Anadarko Petroleum
How We Work.  EMAIL:  "We have beverage canning/bottling equipment from a Pepsi Cola plant available immediately." Jeff  STATUS:  Jeff accepted our cash offer, and we had the equipment removed this Tuesday!  We are now taking pictures and inventory the equipment to make available for sale.  This equipment was made by Nigrelli, Alliance stainless conveyors, etc.  L: Den  

Q:  Do you have equipment or machinery you'd like to deal on?  
Email Details>>
Email Inquiry.  "I have been on your mailing list for about a year, and I have seen some great ideas.  We are cleaning up our plant and have some dead welding-related inventories and I wanted to see if it would be anything you might be interested in." - Joey in Georgia 

Q: Like Joey, do you have equipment, product, inventories, etc. that you want off-the-books, out-of-warehouse, etc?  Email Details>>
Military Cargo Parachutes.  35' and 100' in stock.  L: Den, Chi  ORDER ONLINE>>

warmEQUIPMENT"We use these cargo parachutes up here in Canada to make a portable, temporary heated shelter to work on our heavy equipment.  We drape the parachute over the equip and then put a propane burner under it.  And, it expands like a hot air balloon.  Keeps us nice and toasty!" - Bill in Alberta 

Q: Like with these parachutes, have you seen other "repurposing" done in conjunction w/ Equipment Maintenance?  Submit Ideas>>
Railroad Rail.  L: Den  Click Here for Rail lengths and prices>>

equipmentMAINTENANCE: An excavation contractor recently purchased some rail that he is going to set on his shop floor and then pour concrete up to about a 1/4" from the top of the rail.  The slightly raised rail will keep the heavy tracked equipment he repairs from tearing up his concrete floor.  Brilliant!!!

Q: Like with these RR rails, have you seen other "repurposing" done in conjunction w/ Equipment Maintenance?  
Submit Ideas>>
Hockey Dashers & Glass.  The system is a 28' radius but is missing approximately 11 straight 8' dasher panels. All of the radius sections are there, as well as an abundance of tempered glass.  If you can be flexible on size and layout, this could be a great buy for your facility.  L: Chi  Click Here for Pictures & Pricing>>