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A portable steel hopper is good for transporting plant refuse and other lightweight material. The steel hoppers have casters that allow easy relocation from area to area, and are rated for 1,000 pounds. Remember that many models of steel hopper are designed only for light materials and not for "heavy mass" objects that concentrate a large amount of weight in one portion of the hopper.
Steel hoppers are constructed from fourteen gauge steel and many are built with operator assisted tilt mechanisms. If you need to move a portable steel hopper over rough terrain, consider purchasing a model with an optional power traction drive. This add-on makes the hopper a single-operator container even over difficult terrain such as a building site or construction area.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|