Bin Unloading Drag Conveyors

Grain Handling Equipment

Today, we design, deliver, and install our systems in seed houses, feed mills, and lumber processing facilities world wide.  We also manufacture nearly every component of a Honeyville Metal system in-house.  Grain Handling products include Bucket Elevators, Distributors, Drag Conveyors, Screw Conveyors and Catwalk & Support Towers.  Dust Collection products include Fans, Cyclones, Filters, Airlocks, and Storage Bins – and our world-class facilities are equipped with the latest metalworking machinery including CNC equipment for cutting, punching, and forming steel.

Bin Unloading Drag Conveyors

The Honeyville Bin Unloading Drag Conveyor is a product developed as an alternative to the tube type screw conveyors that have been a standard for unloading bins for many years.

Some of the design features include:

  • Capacity:  Available in 3 different sizes with capacities ranging from 2,500 to 6,350 BPH
  • Installation Options:
    • Can be installed in a grain bin floor system with a minimum floor height of 18½"
    • Can be installed in a concrete formed tunnel in the grain bin foundation
    • May be set up to service one or multiple grain bins on a common floor level
  • Operation:  
    • Can operate with a single slide gate or multiple gates depending on bin size
    • Optional Rack and Pinion controller is available for easier gate operation on larger dia. bins.
    • Operates at a lower motor horse power per bushel ratio
    • A more gentle conveying of the grain then a tube type screw conveyor
  • Bend Section:  Long radius, high flow bend sections available in 15º, 22½º, 30º, 37½º, or 45º for inclining to a bucket elevator or truck load-out
  • Material:  All G-90 galvanized steel and bolted construction with pre-assembled head, bend, tail, and individual trough sections
  • Chain & Paddles:  Features 81XH conveyor chain and 3/8" thick UHMW paddles, pre-assembled in 10' sections
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Specifications for HMI Bin Unloading Drag Conveyors
ModelCapacity Range In BPHChain TypeHP Range
HD-F13BU2,500 - 3,83081XH3 to 15
HD-F16BU3,340 - 4,67581XH5 to 20
HD-F22BU5,010 - 6,35081XH5 to 25