The Tong Fieldloader is versatile for use on potatoes, carrots, onions, parsnips, bulbs and more, and is capable of efficiently handling a wide range of volume – up to 100 tons per hour. The mobile fieldloader is therefore the ideal potato & onion sizing machine for use in the field and on site.
The newly designed Fieldloader offers all the efficiencies and savings of Tong’s flagship Caretaker mobile vegetable sizer, with the added benefit of allowing growers to eliminate dirt, inspect and load crop straight from the harvester into bulkers and semi-trailer trucks for onward travel and processing.
Mobile DIRT ELIMINATION, SIZING & LOADING unit
Tong’s Fieldloader has been designed with ultimate convenience in mind. It is a single, self-contained mobile unit, making multi-site and in-field dirt elimination & handling quicker and easier than ever before. The Tong Fieldloader incorporates an infeed unloader, dirt eliminator (most popularly the Tong EasyClean dirt eliminator), roller inspection table and extending piler, all on one heavy duty road-going chassis.
The Fieldloader features remote controls to the Tong EasyLoad extending piler for easy control of trailer loading, to ensure an even fill. With all the latest technical advancements, the Fieldloader potato & onion sizing machine really is the next generation of efficient and reliable in-field crop cleaning and loading.
Blue Inverter Technology
All Tong Fieldloaders are built with Tong’s Blue Inverter Technology, offering the very best energy efficiency. With all electric Inverter Variable Speed Drive, providing exceptional energy savings of over 50%, in comparison to similar machines with a standard mechanical drive.
Auto-Touch HMI Control
When specified with an EasyClean dirt eliminator, the Fieldloader 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’, meaning that the machine can be easily set to suit different dirt eliminating 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.
EasyClean II Dirt Eliminator
Tong’s market leading EasyClean dirt eliminator 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 Fieldloader is fitted with an even more refined, cartridge-style model, the EasyClean II. With a new auto-reject function for removal of foreign objects as well as the capability to be even more finely tuned. Our knowledge and experience allows us to offer the most effective dirt eliminator on the market with the EasyClean II.
EasyLoad Extending Piler
The flagship piler from Tong’s mobile crop-loading range, the EasyLoad extending piler handles crop gently and efficiently with a output of up to 100 tons per hour. Designed for loading crop into store or bulkers and trucks, the EasyLoad is available in two models with a 600mm or a 900mm wide belt. With an automatic slewing platform which is integrated within the Fieldloader design, the EasyLoad ensures crop is evenly distributed across the trailer. The ‘safedown’ attachment at the end of the elevator lowers into the bulker or box, reducing the drop during the early stages of loading and offer the gentlest handling.
Adjustable Coil Sizer/Dirt Eliminator
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 Fieldloader. 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/Dirt Eliminator
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/dirt eliminator in the Fieldloader. The star cleaner is ideal for light soil conditions, offering gentle and efficient soil, clod and stone removal. It can also be fitted with a VertiCam system for improved self-cleaning of stars.
Heavy Duty Unloader 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 Fieldloader unloader offers the very best quality and reliability, with a total maximum strain of 64 ton. Built with the option of a heavy duty reinforced EP250 rubber chevron belt, and complete with vulcanised V cleats or a heavy duty PVC pocket belt. You can be sure that Tong unloaders will stand up to demands for years to come.
Double strength PVG belts
All Fieldloaders are built using the most heavy duty conveyors. with double strength PVG belts that meet the most demanding conditions.
ENERGY EFFICIENT50% Less
The new Fieldloader is exceptionally energy efficient, featuring Tong’s all electric Blue Inverter Technology drive.
CUSTOM BUILT1.8 to 2.4m wide
With a range of standard widths and models, the Fieldloader can be built to your exact specification to suit your crop and output requirements.
HIGH OUTPUTUp to 100 tph
Built to perform under the most demanding sizing situations, the Fieldloader can effectively handle up to 100 tons of crop per hour.