EP-35 / EP-50 Elevating Prefeeders

Standard Products

EP-35/50 Elevating Prefeeder

Product Overview

The EP-35/EP-50 elevating prefeeder is designed to handle a variety of large, lightweight parts. Its 35 cubic foot capacity hopper delivers product at an average belt speed of 23 feet per minute. The cleated elevator belt has a nominal cleat height of 3.00” and a cleat pitch of 12.00” 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-35 or EP-50 units.

EP-35 Elevating Prefeeder
Part Number EP3518XASA
Motor Style AC
Motor Voltage 230/460V
Horsepower 1/2hp
Total Equipment Weight 1200 lbs. / 544kg
Hopper Capacity (EP-35/EP-50) 35-50 cu.ft. / 991-1416 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
  • Hopper clean out door
  • Available Options
  • Elevator extensions*
  • Hopper extensions for 50 cubic foot capacity
  • Continuous welded hopper seams
  • Elevator/hopper covers
  • Washdown motor
  • Casters
  • NEMA 1 encased controller
EP-35 Dimensions
Product Specifications ANSI Metric
A Overall Width 72.00″ 1828.8 mm
B Overall Length 97.54″ 2477.5 mm
C Lower Chassis Footprint 60.00″ 1524.0 mm
D Discharge Height (Adjustable) 51.87″ 1317.5 mm
E Hopper Load Height – EP-35 41.64″ 1057.7 mm
E Hopper Load Height – EP-50 47.33″ 1202.2 mm
F Belt Width 18.00″ 457.2 mm
G Overall Height 88.53″ 2248.7 mm


Note: It is strongly recommended that the frame of the EP-35 or EP-50 prefeeder be reinforced and/or additionally supported for elevator extensions of 54″ 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.