Flexible in its use for a wide range of crops including potatoes, carrots, onions, parsnips, Brussel sprouts, rutabaga and bulbs, the Tong Lift Roller Sizer is manufactured based on size band requirements and crop type. With the option of adjusting size band settings to suit different crop varieties and sizes, this sizer is the perfect solution for efficient potato, carrot and bulb sizing.
The Lift Roller Sizer is a popular choice for growers or packers handling crops which are not suited to screen or chain sizing, including carrots and parsnips in particular, with throughputs ranging from 5 to 40 tons per hour.
CUSTOMIZED TO MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS
Tong’s Lift Roller Sizer sizes crops by width/diameter using a series of forward moving vegetable sizing rollers. Featuring one bed of fixed bottom rollers, and a top bed of height adjustable rollers, every second roller is mounted in poly guide plates, which allows them to lift vertically to make a specified grade size.
Standard Lift Roller Sizer models are available in in range of configurations from 3 ¾ ft wide, with 3 grade bands up to 7 ¾ ft wide with up to 6 grade bands. Other configurations can be custom built to suit your exact potato and vegetable sizing requirements.
Available in mild or stainless steel construction, the Lift Roller Sizer is extremely flexible and versatile, making it one of Tong’s most popular vegetable sizing machines.
Blue Inverter Technology
All Tong Lift Roller Sizers are built with Tong’s Blue Inverter Technology, offering the very best energy efficiency and exceptional energy savings.
Auto-Touch HMI Control
Now available as an option across Tong’s Lift Roller Sizing range, Tong’s Auto-Touch HMI controls allow grade bands on the machine to be altered in seconds at the touch of a screen! This intelligent control option significantly improves ease of use as well as throughput volumes and handling speed, by removing the need for more time-consuming manual adjustments.
On standard models, changing of the grade bands is adjusting roller settings manually. The latest Auto-Touch HMI controls mean that at the touch of the button, roller settings can be changed instantly and automatically. To make adjustments event easier for users, the HMI touch screen control unit can be set with pre-determined programs, each with a different combination of grade bands set to suit different crop and contract demands. With the option to select any one of the programs within seconds. this allows users to switch between crop varieties and contracts within minutes. Offering huge savings in time, labour and costs.
Infeed Spreader Section
A popular option on the Lift Roller Sizer is an infeed spreader section of 6 rubber-covered rollers to that do exactly what the name suggests. They spread the crop evenly across the width of the sizing machine! Driven via its own independent motor, the spreader section helps to achieve higher accuracy of sizing, particularly when operating under higher throughputs.
The Lift Roller Sizer offers great flexibility with a wide choice of grade sizes to suit your specific needs. For carrots, parsnips or daffodil bulbs the Lift Roller Sizer can be manufactured with varying grade size from 18mm to 88mm. For potatoes and onions grade sizes normally range from 30mm to 110mm. Standard grade band length delivers crop onto 600mm wide grade conveyors with an option for extended bands for higher throughputs.
FLEXIBLEOn all crops
Tong’s Lift Roller Sizer offers gentle and accurate sizing of a wide variety of crop, with a wide choice of grade sizes.
CUSTOM BUILT18mm – 110mm grades
From 18mm on carrots, parsnips and bulbs up to 110mm on potatoes and onions, the Lift Roller Sizer is built to suit your exact needs.
HIGH THROUGHOUTUp to 40 tons
Built to keep up with your sizing demands, Tong Lift Roller Sizers offer accurate sizing of crop, with capacities up to 40 tons per hour.