Leach introduced the Packmaster in 1950. Early models of the Packmaster tipped like a tipper body
until an ejector plact was introduced.
Above is an 1984 model.
Leach Packmaster 2-R
Leach introduced the 2-R in 1959 and was made until 1985. The leach Packmaster 2-R was the first
compactor to have the slide sweep packing plate cycle invented by Cyril R Gollnick of Leach USA.
His invention revolutioned the waste compactor industry and was copied by most compactor truck companies.
The leach was tested in the 1960s by the inventer to show its strenght. It was capable of crushing
an entire Volkswagen Beetle car into the body!
The 2-R has the biggest hopper capacity of any other compactor at 3.5 cy. The body capacity is 25cy.
A 31cy body was also available shown below.
It was also available with a hydraulic jib for tipping skips into the hopper.
Leach Packmaster 2-R 31cy compactor converted to a trailer.
Leach Packmaster 2-RII
The Packmaster 2-RII was the next model after the 2-R. Introduced
in 1986 it retained the 2-Rs legendary rear hopper and packing plates but was given a new body.
Leach Packmaster 2-RIII