Tong Engineering Storemaker Hopper Cleaner
STOREMAKER MOBILE HOPPER CLEANER
Fully mobile, the Tong Storemaker is a new generation mobile vegetable hopper cleaner, perfect for cleaning crop going into store, or prior to direct loading into bulker trucks. Featuring the latest technological advancements, the Tong Storemaker can be manufactured with a choice of cleaning units, including Tong's market leading separator, the EasyClean.
With standard models of the Storemaker manufactured in widths ranging from 1.8 to 2.4m, the machine can be specified to suit your throughput and handling requirements, with the option of folding sides to make transport from one location to the next even easier. The Storemaker is perfect for multi-site use; in the field, on the farm or in the packhouse, and is suitable for use on a wide range of vegetables from potatoes, carrots and onions, to parsnips, beet, bulbs and more.
FEATURES & OPTIONS
BLUE INVERTER TECHNOLOGY: All Tong Storemakers are built with Tong's Blue Inverter Technology, offering the very best energy efficiency, with all electric Inverter Variable Speed Drive, offering exceptional energy savings of over 50% when compared to similar machines with standard mechanical drive.
EASYCLEAN II SEPARATOR: Tong's market leading EasyClean separator offers truly unmatched crop cleaning performance and control. With Inverter Direct Drive motors on every shaft, the EasyClean has full electric Blue-Inverter technology control with a proven track record of exceptional crop cleaning results. When specified with an EasyClean separating system, the Storemaker is fitted with an even more refined, cartridge-style model, the EasyClean II. With a new auto-reject function for removal of foreign objects and the capability to be even more finely tuned, our knowledge and experience allows us to offer the most effective separator on the market with the EasyClean II.
AUTO-TOUCH HMI CONTROL: When specified with an EasyClean separating system, the Storemaker is available with the option of the latest technology HMI touch screen controls. In order to achieve the very best control of crop cleaning in all conditions, touch screen control offers customers a simplified 'touch of a button' means of setting the machine to suit different crop cleaning requirements. Users can select crop conditions such as 'Wet' or 'Dry' and crop type from the display menu, setting the machine to automatically change the speed, position and direction of the cleaning rollers at the touch of a button. This makes setting the separator for different loads exceptionally quick and easy. And now, Tong's proven Auto-Touch HMI touch screen control is even more advanced than ever, with the added option of a unique and advanced Pro-Control Interface that facilitates a number of impressive and very useful features. These new Pro-Series features make the HMI control even more user friendly whilst offering enhanced control as well as reduced maintenance and downtime. The new Pro-Series features leave you feeling quite literally empowered at the touch of a button! With advanced diagnostic capabilities including a machine health status report plus fault detection and precise location information on inverter faults and E-Stop alerts, the Pro-Series advancements are leading the way in equipment control.
ADJUSTABLE COIL CLEANER: Manufactured in a choice of polyurethane (PU) or Steel coil rollers, the Tong adjustable coil cleaner can be specified as your chosen cleaner separator in the Storemaker. Designed as an efficient cleaning system suitable for light soil conditions, the Tong adjustable coil cleaner can also be fitted after a Tong EasyClean separator for sizing out smaller crop between 15mm to 55mm. Built with 4, 6 or 8 rows of easily adjustable centre spiral coils/rollers, the coil cleaner is gentle on crop whilst effectively removing loose soil, small stones and clod from crop.
STAR CLEANER: The Tong star cleaner features 4, 6 or 8 rows of 14 or 18 fingered polyurethane (PU) stars, and can be specified as your chosen cleaner in the Storemaker. The star cleaner is ideal for light soil conditions, offering gentle and efficient soil, clod and stone removal, and can be fitted with a VertiCam system for improved self-cleaning of stars.
HEAVY DUTY HOPPER CONSTRUCTION: With heavy duty steel gauge design consisting of chain and lathe construction and heavy duty 4 inch pitch chains with a dual driven shaft, the Storemaker hopper offers the very best quality and reliability, with a total maximum strain of 64 tonnes. Built with the option of a heavy duty reinforced EP250 rubber chevron belt with vulcanised V cleats or a heavy duty PVC pocket belt, you can be sure that the Tong hoppers will stand up to demands for years to come.
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