Denise A. Sammons - Southlake TX,
Ellis W. Sammons - Southlake TX,
100226, 100229 A, 100231, 100266, 10026915, 10026918
A trash compactor includes a base member, an elongated stationary support member connected thereto, a mechanism for selectively compressing trash, and a hydraulic mechanism for operably controlling the compressing mechanism. The compressing mechanism includes a plurality of elongated telescopic tubes slidably engageable with each other wherein one of the plurality of tubes has a hollow interior and includes a helical spring member housed therein. The hydraulic mechanism includes a sump and a flexible conduit in fluid communication therewith, a manually operable pump connected upstream of the sump, and a valve connected to the pump for controlling the flow of fluid through the conduit.