To help farmers and growers combat extreme weather and challenging lifting conditions, Tong Engineering is proud to introduce a new generation mobile vegetable hopper cleaner.
Bringing new technologies to in-field cleaning, the newly designed Tong Storemaker offers a compact, efficient and gentle hopper cleaning system capable of effectively cleaning up to 80 tons of crop per hour.
Fully mobile and offering a fast and convenient crop handling solution the system is perfect for cleaning crop going into store, or being directly loaded into a bulker lorry.
Featuring the latest technological advancements and cleaning innovation, including Tong’s Blue Inverter Technology which offers the very best energy efficiency, with inverter variable speed drive, the new Storemaker can be manufactured with a choice of cleaning units, including Tong’s market leading separator, the EasyClean separator.
With standard models of the new Storemaker manufactured with a 4.3m long hopper, and in widths ranging from 1800 – 2400mm, the machine can be specified to suit a range of throughput and handling requirements, with the option of folding sides to make transport from one location to the next even easier.
Operations director at Tong, Edward Tong, commented: “We know that 2012 has been a challenging time for farmers, and we have spoken to many customers looking for a reliable hopper cleaner, similar to our earlier Storemaker. For this reason, we are now offering a new generation machine which offers the same versatile, high capacity cleaning solution, with the latest technology for energy efficiency as well as our most advanced separator yet, the EasyClean, which has proved to be invaluable to growers in 2012, offering effective cleaning in all conditions.
“The Storemaker is perfect for multi-site use, in the field, on the farm or in the packhouse.”