WEP-40 Wide Belt Elevating Prefeeder

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WEP-40 Wide Belt Prefeeder

Product Overview

The WEP-40 wide belt elevating prefeeder is specially designed to handle large parts. Two independently controlled variable speed drives ensure gentle product metering. Designed for floor level parts loading, the 40 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 4” and a cleat pitch of 12”, allowing for maximum product loading. Note: Controllers and mechanical level sensors are not supplied with this unit.

WEP-40 Wide Belt Prefeeder
Part Number WE40X22ASA
Motor Style AC
Motor Voltage 230/460V
Horsepower (Horizontal) 1/2hp
Horsepower (Elevator) 1/2hp
Total Equipment Weight 2440lbs. / 1107kg
Total Equipment Weight 40 cu.ft. / 1133 liters
  • Standard Features
  • All stainless steel exterior construction
  • Sensor controlled dual belt metering system
  • Horizontal belt is FDA/USDA approved white tuna-n/polyester poly flake endless belting
  • Elevator belt is FDA/USDA approved white 1-ply solid woven polyester fabric with 0.156″ thick white PVC coating and PVC cleats
  • Available Options
  • Elevator extensions*
  • Continuous welded hopper seams
  • Elevator/hopper covers
  • Washdown motor(s)
  • NEMA 1 encased controller
  • Clean out doors
  • Casters
WEP-40 Specifications and Dimensions
Product Specifications ANSI Metric
A Overall Height 100.00″ 2540 mm
B Overall Width 63.00″ 1600 mm
C Overall Length 133.00″ 3378 mm
D Discharge Height 60.00″ 1524 mm
E Hopper Load Height 36.00″ 914 mm
F Belt Width 22.0″ 559 mm
Note: It is strongly recommended that the frame of the prefeeder be reinforced and/or additionally supported for elevator extensions of 72″ 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.

WEP-40 Technical Data Sheet