Choosing the Proper Equipment
Our knowledgeable team works alongside you to understand your needs and identify the challenges in your environment. When your operators face damaged hopper gates, jams resulting from packed railcars, or unsafe unloading conditions, we offer the proper solution that allows them to safely and efficiently open and close hopper gates.
In order to equip you with the ideal fit for your needs or even custom design certain aspects of your hopper gate opener, we evaluate the following criteria:
- What commodity is unloaded and where it is discharged to
- Frequency and number of railcars received
- Capstan type
- Possible space limitations at the unloading site
- Available power sources: compressed air, electricity, etc.