Potato Loader and Potato Unloaders
Designed to your exact specification, Tong’s custom-built infeed potato loader range can be specified to fit into your potato sizing line.
From heavy-duty sizing line reception potato loaders to the smaller scale, rise and fall controlled loaders, our potato loaders/unloaders are designed for high throughputs.
Tong Engineering US has 90-years experience in providing high-quality, eco-efficient and technologically advanced machinery for the potato sector.
All Tong loaders feature Tong’s Blue Inverter Technology inverter direct drive motors which run on 87 Hz variable speed, offering over 50% less power consumption.
Tong loaders are built upon a heavy-duty steel gauge design, consisting of chain and lathe construction. Featuring heavy duty 4” pitch chains as standard, with dual driven drive shaft, Tong hoppers offer a total maximum strain of 64 ton. What’s more, hoppers wider than 1800mm are constructed with a central runner fitted to the hopper chassis, offering additional, robust support to the hopper lathes.
Tong sources its equipment components from some of the world’s best-renowned suppliers for quality, reliability and innovation. Including motors from SEW, Lenze and Motovario, rollers and drum motors from Interroll, bearings from RHP and SKF, and electrics from Eaton Moeller and Omron.
ENERGY EFFICIENTUp to 50% Less
Many of Tong’s potato loaders are exceptionally energy-efficient, running on as little as just 18 amps*, an energy saving of over 50% (*dependent on machine and crop condition).
CUSTOM BUILT1.2, 1.5, 1.8, 2.1 & 2.4m
With a range of standard widths and models, the potato loader range can be built to your exact specification to suit your business and throughput requirements.
HIGH OUTPUTUp to 60 Tons
Built to perform under the most demanding sizing situations, all potato loaders can effectively process up to 60 tons of crop per hour.