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Commercial duty (CMS-2000) and standard duty (S-2000) micro ingredient systems are accurate to within two one-hundredths of a pound. Systems offer VFD drive with PLC interface. Up to 24 six cubic foot hoppers available in any configuration to fit the application.

 

Commerical Micro Skid (CMS-2000)

  • The only NTEP Lab Certified gain-In-weight system in the country.
  • Easy integration with existing feed mill systems
  • Cost effective solutions for micro ingredient management

 

Standard features:

  • Various bin sizes available – 3.0 cubic ft. (85 liters),  6.0 cubic ft. (170 liters), 8.0 cubic ft. (227 liters), and 10 cubic ft. (284 liters).
  • Center walk-through aisle.
  • Standard ¾ HP TEFC motors.
  • Carbon steel frame with tough epoxy finish over durable primer.
  • High accuracy NTEP approved “S” style loadcells and summing junction box.
  • To minimize bridging the micro bins are designed with three vertical sides, chamfered corners, and a large conveyor discharge opening.
  • 20:1 ratio gearboxes standard.
  • English/metric measuring tape in each bin.
  • Standard pneumatic rotating drum.

 

Optional features:

  • Mechanical agitator for individual bins.
  • Individual bin interlock switch to be used in locking individual bins with hinged lids with solenoid release.
  • Individual bin dust collection hood.
  • NTEP certified scale system with certified scaling vessel.
  • Hinged micro bin lids.
  • 1 HP, 1.5 HP, 2 HP, and 3 HP motors.
  • 10:1 ratio gearbox and 5:1 ration gearbox.
  • Class II, Division I motors. (Explosion proof)
  • Individual micro bin high/low level sensors for filling micro bins from another source.
  • Three point individual FDA hoppers for inventor control or reconciling.
  • Individual micro bin inlets for filling micro bins from a bulk container.
  • Electrical rotating drum.

 

Rotating Drum:

  • Rotating drum is enclosed in a stainless steel shroud.  The shroud is bolt together for easy service.
  • 20” (50.8 cm) Rotating drum is rotated with standard pneumatic actuator or optional electric motor with gearbox.
  • 24” (61.0 cm) rotating drum is rotated with electric motor with gearbox. (Pneumatic not available)

 

Specifications (24" rotating drum above floor installation)

 

Specifications (20" rotating drum above floor installation)

 

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Standard Micro Skid (S-2000)

  • Cost effective solutions  FOr micro management
  • Easy integration with existing feed mill systems

 

Standard Features:

  • NTEP approved “S” style load cells
  • Stainless steel flush hopper (gate optional) reduces cross contamination between formulations
  • Ribbed poly bin for strength and rigidity. Available in poly or stainless steel. Sizes 3 cu. ft. (85 liters) or 6 cu. ft (170 liters). Custom sizes available in stainless steel bins
  • Maintenance free UHMW end bearings on micro hopper discharge auger
  • Center walk-through aisles
  • VFD controls for high and low speed motor settings
  • Half pitch flighting in bin intake and double full pitch flighting on discharge end assures consistent material flow. Available in carbon or stainless steel

 

Specifications

  Inches Centimeters
A (min) 83¾ 213
A (max) 93¾ 238
B (min) 60¼ 153
B (max) 70¼ 178
C (min) 19½ 50
C (max) 29½ 75
D 91 231
E 21½ 55
F 14¼ 36
G 45 114
H 14¼ 36
I 37 94
J 22
K 74¼ 189

 

Ken Brunsting, the Feed Mill Manager at the Hull Coop in Hull, Iowa, explains the benefits of using a Micro Skid.