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PO Box 677, 1555 255th St.
Sheffield, IA USA 50475-0677

Sukup Medium-Duty Hoppers are the economical choice for smaller operations. These bins are ideal for a wet holding tank to feed your Sukup grain dryer and may be used to store cool dry grain for an extended period of time. Medium duty hoppers use the same quality sidewall and roof sheets as our farm bins. May be mounted on super structure for loading farm semis.

Standard Features

  • Standard: 15’-21’, 3-6 rings, 45 degree hopper
  • Available: 12’ & 15’, 3-6 rings, 60 degree hopper
  • 16” Unload outlet
  • Round-head bolts prevent grain from bridging
  • May be mounted on overhead super structure or used as a wet holding bin
  • All American steel and tractability
  • Medium-Duty Hopper Bins are designed for storage and aeration only, NO DRYING; wet grain (over 16% moisture) may be stored short-term for a maximum of 72 hours, aeration is needed for storage

Hopper Features

  • Feature legs formed in our extra-strong stiffener profile
  • Legs extend to the bottom two rings, providing extra support for the sidewall sheets
  • 12', 15', and 18' diameter bins have three legs per sidewall sheet
  • 21' diameter bins have four legs per sidewall sheet
  • Angle-shaped leg cross bracing and C-shaped leg-to-hopper bracing (18' & 21') provide solid support for the hopper bins
  • The hopper is made of heavy-gauge, galvanized steel for strength and durability
  • Hopper is connected directly to the sidewall, so there is no ledge or lip to trap grain
  • Round head bolts on hopper portion minimize grain build-up
  • Rack and pinion opener comes standard on all Medium-Duty Hopper Bins

Roof Features

  • 12'-21' standard roof peak load rating is 5,000 lbs, evenly distributed on peak ring as pure vertical load with uniformly distributed roof snow load calculated from 40 psf ground snow zone or 105 mph wind zone as defined by ASCE7-10 Code
  • Rigidized roof panel with 3" ribs that serve as rafters, strengthening the roof sheets
  • Continuous eave clip provides a strong roof-to-sidewall connection
  • Roof rings are standard on Sukup bins 18' and larger. Exclusive, roof ring clips (U.S. Patent #7,654,048) ensure that roof rings stay in place for years to come
  • 20" x 35.5" oval manhole opening is a comfortable fit for most operators
  • Manhole cover is held securely in place by special latches; when open, the lid lays flat against the roof, eliminating the mess of water and soggy bees wings that can accumulate
  • 38" peak opening provides approximately 8 ft2 of air exhaust area
  • Peak lid cover is mounted on steel rods to allow it to slide open and closed and prevent it from blowing around on windy days

Sidewall Features

  • 4" wide corrugation, 44" tall sidewall sheets
  • Bolts are SAE Grade 8.0 for added strength with JS1000® or equivalent coating for exceptional corrosion protection
  • 70 ksi tensile strength steel

Product Accessories

  • Ladder packages available
  • Ground-operated lid opener
Product Features
  • All Bins are Manufactured under Sukup Manufacturing Company’s ISO 9001 Certification Requirements
  • Innovative Water Resistant Design
  • Super Shield® to Provide an Extra Layer of Protection
  • SAE Grade 8.0 Hardware with JS1000® Hour Plating
  • Standard Rack and Pinion Gate
  • 3/8 Round Head Bolts Prevent Grain from Bridging
Homeland Energy Solutions,

Lawler, IA

Sukup is a top-notch, family orientated, local business that we really enjoy working with. They are readily available to assist in any way they can and their products work!
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