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Industrial High Dumper HD3000

Mepaco dumpers are all stainless and designed to comply with sanitary and safe design standards.

Industrial High Dumper

The HD3000 (high dumper) features:

  • Heavy-duty T304 Stainless Steel construction
  • Pickle passivated finish
  • USDA approval
  • 3000 lb. working capacity
  • Footprint of 78w" x 786"d
  • Discharge heights from 84" - 121"
  • Overall height from 141" to 203"
  • Hydraulic power pack available




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Why do I need a HD3000 dumper for my application?

The HD3000 maintains a 0 (zero) entry load point with an extended dump height over 84". The HD3000 uses rollers that follow a track with two cylinders in the mechanics of the lift.

What is the standard dump height of the HD3000 (High) Dumper?

84", 96" and 108"

What configurations are available?

Mepaco's experience has been on the front load model. Side load units are available for this model. Consult sales manager / sales engineer for other configurations.

Do you only carry a floor load model?

Mepaco's experience has focused on floor models. Consult sales engineer about your application.

What are the estimated cycle times?

HD3000 with 84" Discharge Height is 64 sec. (7.5 GPM)
HD3000 with 84" Discharge Height is 40 sec. (12 GPM)
HD3000 with 96" Discharge Height is 74 sec (7.5 GPM)
HD3000 with 96" Discharge Height is 46 sec. (7.5 GPM)
HD3000 with 108" Discharge Height is 83 sec. (7.5 GPM)
HD3000 with 108" Discharge Heights is 58 sec. (12 GPM)

What is the load rating for the HD3000?

3000 lbs.

What kind of containers can be used in the HD3000?

  • Standard tote and combos on pallets
  • Custom octagon shaped cardboard / combo
  • Combo with liner, plastic or stainless tote
  • Standard 400 # and 600 # buggies (requires hinged buggy arm attachment)
  • Drums/barrels
  • Wheeled carts

What size combo is the standard HD3000 set up for?

It handles a conventional combo and vat size 40" x 48" by approximately 48" tall with adjustable hold-down.

Does this dumper handle V-Mag Buggies?

The HD3000 is a buggy arm set up as an option.

Does this dumper have a pallet retention option?

Yes, it is custom designed for the application. Consult your sales representative / engineer to discuss your application.

What are the standard metal finishes on the HD3000 dumper?

Dumpers are constructed with a 2B mill plate finish and pickle passivated. Electropolished chutes are optional.

What are the finishing options for a rigorous sanitation environment?

The chute can be electropolished. We can also supply stainless steel cylinders and stainless steel pivot bearings as an option.

What are the control options for the High Dumper?

We offer a push button, up/down, estop, lock-out/tag-out control panel.

What safety options are available?

Locally mounted mechanical counter balance valve on each cylinder is standard. We can provide standard sheet metal side guarding and parameter guarding as an option.

What is the standard cylinder provided?

Standard cylinder are painted SST. All stainless cylinders are available as an option.

Are hydraulic options available?

Yes, hydraulic power - packs are available on all combo dumpers.

What are the safety measures for the hydraulics?

If any hydraulics fail, it is pressure operated so the hydraulic will hold the dumper and lock in place.

What is the maintenance for the HD3000?

Check the power unit at regular intervals for oil levels. Check the filter and strainer. Conduct a visual check of the hoses and fittings and look for leaking fluid. Consult manual for more information.

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