- Ideal for cleaning crop prior to storage
- Heavy duty, high performance design
- Choice of cleaners including EasyClean separator
- High throughput crop cleaning up to 80 tph
THE MOBILE VEGETABLE HOPPER & CLEANER
The Storemaker from Tong offers a compact, efficient and gentle vegetable hopper cleaning system, capable of effectively cleaning up to 80 tonnes of crop per hour.
Designed to suit your specific vegetable cleaning requirements, the Storemaker is an effective potato & vegetable hopper cleaner which is easily transportable and ideal for cleaning crop going into store, or prior to direct loading into bulker lorries.
ALL CROP TYPES
The Storemaker can be built to handle all types of root crops from potatoes and carrots, to onions, ceriac, sugar beet and more.
up to 80 tph
Built to perform under the most demanding crop cleaning situations, the Storemaker can effectively clean up to 80 tons per hour.
1.8 to 2.4m wide
With a range of standard widths and models, the Storemaker can be custom-built to suit your crop and throughput requirements.
EFFECTIVE POST-HARVEST CLEANING OF ALL TYPES OF ROOT CROP
A STOREMAKER FOR EVERY THROUGHPUT
With standard models of the Storemaker manufactured in widths ranging from 1.8 to 2.4m, the Storemaker can be specified to suit your specific throughput and handling requirements. A mobile Storemaker comes with the added option of folding sides to make transport from one location to the next even easier, making it perfect for multi-site use either in the field, on the farm or in the packhouse.
Suitable for use on a wide range of vegetables from potatoes, carrots and onions, to parsnips, swede, beet, bulbs and more, the Storemaker offers an ideal vegetable cleaning solution that is built to perform in all conditions.
select your cleaner. tailor your design.
The Tong Storemaker can be designed to suit your exact requirements, with a hopper capacity that is ideal for your throughput as well as your choice of vegetable cleaner.
Take your pick of the market’s leading cleaners, from Tong’s high
performance EasyClean separator to stars and coils. The choice is yours.
Tong’s market-leading EasyClean separator offers truly unmatched crop cleaning performance and control with exceptional results on a wide variety of crop in all conditions. The EasyClean separator features Tong’s Blue Inverter Technology with an electric direct drive motor on every shaft, delivering the very best energy efficiency as well as refined control of each shaft for optimum cleaning results.
When specified with an EasyClean separating system, the Storemaker is fitted with the cartridge-style EasyClean separator featuring the latest auto-reject function for automatic removal of foreign objects. Tong’s unrivalled knowledge and experience in effective crop cleaning means that when you choose the EasyClean, you are selecting the most effective separator on the market.
ADJUSTABLE COIL CLEANER
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 Storemaker.
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.
The Tong star cleaner features 4, 6 or 8 rows of 14 or 18 fingered polyurethane (PU) stars. It can be specified as your chosen cleaner in the Storemaker. The star cleaner is ideal for light soil conditions, offering gentle and efficient soil, clod and stone removal. It can be fitted with a VertiCam system for improved self-cleaning of stars.
BLUE INVERTER TECHNOLOGY
All Tong Storemakers 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% when compared to similar machines with standard mechanical drive.
HEAVY DUTY HOPPER
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 Storemaker hopper offers the very best quality and reliability. Built with the option of a heavy duty reinforced EP250 rubber chevron belt, featuring vulcanised V cleats or a heavy duty PVC pocket belt. You can be sure that the Tong hoppers will stand up to demands for years to come.
AUTO-TOUCH HMI CONTROL
When specified with an EasyClean separating system, the Storemaker is available with the option of the latest technology HMI touch screen controls, allowing the very best control of crop cleaning in all conditions. Touch screen control offers customers a simplified ‘touch of a button’, meaning that it is easy to set the machine to suit different crop cleaning requirements. Users can select crop conditions such as ‘Wet’ or ‘Dry’, as well as 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.
SEE THE STOREMAKER IN ACTION
This video shows the Tong Storemaker working in a large potato handling facility in France.
Potatoes are loaded into and cleaned by the 2400mm Storemaker fitted with an adjustable Star Cleaner suitable for the grower’s light soil conditions.
In this video the Storemaker is feeding an extending elevator which gently but efficiently lowers crop into the bulker lorry trailer.