Thursday, 30 May 2024 08:55

Portable auger hopper makes farm life easy

Written by  Mark Daniel
The new 1 Tonne Capacity Portable Auger Hopper is designed to make your life easier on farm. The new 1 Tonne Capacity Portable Auger Hopper is designed to make your life easier on farm.

Always keen to listen to feedback from customers and implement suggested improvements, Advantage Plastics ensures its products evolve to meeting ever changing needs.

Having manufactured its well-known Smart Stakka (portable side discharge) for more than eight years, they had many requests for additions or improvements, but one customer’s request created a little head scratching.

“Are you able to manufacture these hoppers with an unloading auger that we can control from inside a vehicle?” asked the customer. “This will help a lot on farm, especially when feeding out into troughs, with no need for back breaking work, and make us a lot more efficient.”

The request saw the team at Advantage Plastics do many hours of research, design and even a trip to a field day in Australia, which has resulted in a newly released product to the already extensive range.

The new 1 Tonne Capacity Portable Auger Hopper is designed to make your life easier on farm, making users more efficient, by saving time and money. Key features include the foldaway auger that reduces the unit’s overall width, making it safer for transport, alongside a 5-inch diameter for fast discharge. A cab mounted, remote on/off switch, allows ease of use, but importantly means the operator is kept safe within the vehicle.

Designed to be powered by a portable generator, the Auger Hopper can be mounted to ute decks, carried on a trailer, or can be supplied as a trailer unit to Advantage’s own design.

www.advantageplastics.com

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