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Drug Terminator

The Elastec Drug Terminator is a portable, drug disposal incinerator for evidence drugs, paraphernalia and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). It was designed for the on-site disposal of evidence property and drugs collected during community take-back programs. Law enforcement agencies, military installations and medical facilities can destroy drugs by injecting them into a cyclone of fire with the Drug Terminator's patented Easy-Feed Cartridge. We also manufacture deposit boxes for drug take-back programs. Read our FAQ.

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In addition to drugs, the Drug Terminator also burns other non-hazardous substances such as documents, plants, food, and lab materials with minimal environmental impact. Non-combustibles, such as syringes and sharps, are sterilized and can be safely disposed in accordance with municipal waste requirements.

More efficient than open barrel burning, the intense heat creates a clean, smoke-free burn disintegrating the discarded materials into an average of 1% to 3% ash residue. The drug disposal incinerator assembly is easily moved from one location to another on a dolly-like cart.

The mobile incinerator attaches to a removable head or “open-end” drum as specified by ISO Standards. The measurement of this drum type is standard internationally. ISO 15750, published in 2002, traditionally identifies this drum as being 55 American Gallon.

Incineration is a waste treatment process that involves the combustion of organic substances contained in waste materials. Incineration and other high-temperature waste treatment systems are described as “thermal treatment”. Incineration of waste materials converts the waste into ash, flue gas and heat. The ash is mostly formed by the inorganic constituents of the waste.

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  • Elevated Stand (Protects Floors from Heat)
  • Airflow Controls
  • Easily Removed Motor Covers
  • Quick Access to Air Filters
  • Stainless Steel Spark Screen
  • Stir Port Cover
  • Integral APC System
  • Four Fast Lock Barrel Clamps that create a tighter seal on the drum (and prevent smoke emission)
  • Stainless Steel Air Feed Hose
  • Automatic Killswitch
  • Shielded Electric Cord
  • Shielded Wheels and Handle
  • Weatherproof Toggle Switch
  • Instructional Labels and Videos

Drug Terminator Photos

Drug Terminator Video

“Our department recently purchased one of the Drug Terminator incinerators. Our first use of the unit reduced 7, 55-gallon drums of miscellaneous expired prescription medications and their containers to a small amount of ash which filled about 1/3 of the drum.”

Kris W.

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Typical List of Burnables

  • Methamphetamines
  • Cocaine
  • Marijuana
  • Opiates
  • Ecstasy
  • Heroin
  • Paraphernalia
  • Lab Materials
  • Sterilizes Metal (Needles, Pipes, etc.)

Drug take-back program drop-off box

Drug Drop-Off Box

Elastec manufactures drug drop-off boxes that can be used in conjunction with either our Drug Terminator or Mediburn for take-back programs. The boxes can be set up at locations to collect expired and unused prescription drugs so that they can safely be incinerated. Our drug drop-off boxes can be painted or wrapped with graphics to suit the needs of your location. Each box has a lockable deposit door, retrieval door for emptying, and 4 bolt anchor holes in the base. Contact us for more information.

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Drug Terminator Client Locations

Drug Terminator Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use this where I am located?
The Drug Terminator is exempt in several states and used across the country. However, it is always best to check with local authorities prior to purchase.

What can I burn in the unit?
Narcotics, pharmaceuticals, paraphernalia, clothing, most evidence, documents, etc.

How much does it burn?
The Drug Terminator is rated at 50lbs/hr but has been known to burn up to 300lbs/hr depending on the type of material being destroyed.

Is there any smoke?
The Drug Terminator releases some smoke when first started but this is only wood or charcoal smoke and therefore harmless. Once it reaches temperature, there should be no smoke or smell released by the unit to affect the operators or bystanders.

Is any PPE required?
Heat resistent gloves and safety glasses are recommended but nothing further should be required.

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