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Steel & plastic hopper bins offer many benefits to their users. If your industry transports specific types of products, these bins could be a must-have for your facilities. Depending upon what materials you work with will decide what size you need or what material you choose. Let's take a closer look at these products and examine what industries will benefit from these bins.
Choosing Steel vs. Plastic for Your Hopper Bins
The two materials that hopper bins are manufactured from are either steel or plastic. Your choice of what material you select will be based on what kind of goods you transport in your bins. Plastic bins are excellent choices for a company that transports nuts, grain, resin, or other products that will need a quick & easy clean-up if they spill. Plastic hoppers are easy to clean and sanitize. Steel bins are ideal for heavy materials like wood chips and bulk scrap pieces. They can be used for liquids as well as steel can be easily cleaned.
Other benefits of these bins are that they are highly durable and easily transported by forklift. Both can be wiped down and cleaned off easily, allowing your business to get many years of use out of its bins. Both also open/close in multiple places allowing the bin to be filled/emptied quickly.
Industries that Can Use Plastic Hopper Bins
If you work in one of the following industries, consider adding plastic hopper bins to your facility. This kind of bin is useful in the following types of environments:
- Food services
- Food processing (grains, nuts)
- Grain and feed
While these are just a few of the industries that benefit from using plastic hopper bins, it isn’t an exclusive list. Any business that needs to transport goods and wants to be able to easily clean the bins those goods are transported in should use plastic hopper bins. They are easy to clean and sanitize.
Industries that Can Use Steel Hopper Bins
If you work in one of the following industries, consider adding steel hopper bins to your facility. They are highly useful in the following types of businesses:
- Grain & feed transport
- Waste management
- Beer brewing
While this list covers many of the major industries that can benefit from using steel hopper bins, it is also not an exclusive list. If your business moves heavy goods and needs something durable for transport, these bins could benefit your company. Steel is also easy to clean, so if your product is prone to leaks or messes, your facility could benefit from using these bins.
Contact DACO to Learn More About Our Steel and Plastic Hopper Bins
DACO has been working with commercial businesses for many years. Our sales team understands what products will benefit which type of business and in what kind of commercial setting. Still have questions or concerns if the steel bin or the plastic hopper bin is right for your application? Contact us today to learn more about our product lines and follow us on Facebook to keep up on the latest company happenings.