EP-04/06 Elevating Prefeeder

Standard Products

 EP-04/06 Elevating Prefeeder

Product Overview

The EP-04 elevating prefeeder is designed to handle a variety of small, lightweight parts. Its 4 cubic foot capacity hopper delivers product at an average belt speed of 35’/minute (the EP-06 has a 6 cubic foot hopper capacity). The cleated elevator belt has a nominal cleat height of 1.50” and a cleat pitch of 6.00” allowing for maximum product loading. A heavy duty variable speed motor helps to ensure proper product metering. Note: Controllers and mechanical level sensors are not supplied with the EP-04 or EP-06 unit.

EP-04/06 Elevating Prefeeder
Part Number EP0406XASA
Motor Style AC
Motor Voltage 208-230 / 460V
Horsepower 1 / 4hp
Total Equipment Weight 250lbs. / 113.4kg
Hopper Capacity (EP-04/EP-06) 4-6 cu.ft. / 113-170 liters


  • Standard Features
  • Stainless steel construction
  • FDA/USDA approved belting – white 1-ply solid woven polyester fabric with 0.156″ thick white PVC coating and PVC cleats
  • Available Options
  • Elevator extensions*
  • Hopper extensions for 6 cubic foot capacity
  • Continuous welded hopper seams
  • Elevator/hopper covers
  • Washdown motor
  • Pneumatic hopper agitator (#AGITATOREP08)
  • Casters
  • NEMA 1 encased controller
EP-04/06 Specifications
Product Specifications ANSI Metric
A Overall Width 34.22″ 869.2 mm
B Overall Length 61.75″ 1568.5 mm
C Lower Chassis Footprint 46.66″ 1185.2 mm
D Hopper Load Height – EP-04 31.86″ 809.2 mm
D Hopper Load Height – EP-06 35.86″ 910.8 mm
E Belt Width 6.00″ 152.0 mm
F Overall Height 66.27″ 1683.33 mm

Note: It is strongly recommended that the frame of the EP-04 or EP-06 prefeeder be reinforced and/or additionally supported for elevator extensions of 36″ or greater.

Shibuya Hoppmann Corporation strives to improve its products and reserves the right to change or discontinue specifications and designs shown in this information sheet without notice and without incurring obligation. Revised: 05/18.