Stretch Hoppers

Our Self-Dumping Stretch Hoppers are engineered to maximize efficiency in a crowded workspace.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

Greater Efficiency

Safer Workshop

We used to put our long scrap in a regular conventional hopper. The Iron Bull slab hopper doesn't bridge and holds much more material. It's well built and definetly made for the job”

- Alvin King, Walnut Acres Sawmill

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Conventional Hoppers

Scrap builds up at odd angles

Wasted "dead" space

Doesn't fit under cutting stations

Stretch Hoppers

Easier, faster handling of long scrap

Doesn't Bridge

Great for Miter-saw and Table-saw cutting stations

Companies that use our hoppers

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Hoppers
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Hours Saved
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Labor Dollars Saved Each Year

The Steps to Efficiency are...

  • 1

    Confirm

    We confirm your hopper size and footprint before we ship your product.

  • 2

    Delivery

    Our short lead times ensure that you receive your hopper quickly.

  • 3

    Enjoy

    Enjoy your increased efficiency, productivity, and regained space!

What You Can Expect
From Iron Bull

Satisfacton Guaranteed

If you are not fully satisfied, return your product for a full refund.

Warranty

All our hoppers come with a standard 90-day warranty that protects you from any mistake we make.

In-Stock Options

Our Quick Ship program offers a variety of size options that guarantees shipping in the next 48 hours.

What if you had…

  • More space because everything fit exactly like it should

  • Better output in your manufacturing because scrap removal is streamlined

  • A safer space for everyone to work because your scrap is always collected

  • Happier employees because your shop is organized and clutter free

Our Stretch Hoppers help make this a reality for your company!

More Info

In early 2014, a large RV manufacturer in Nappanee, Indiana, issued a challenge to Iron Bull. “Build an 8-1/ft. wide self-dumping hopper for long scrap, mounted on casters and made to fit a height flush or slightly lower than their table saws.” Why? The manager saw a way to eliminate a small but unnecessary time-and -motion step for workers. He recognized it wasn’t necessary to pick up the scrap by hand to toss it up and over the side of the tall scrap container 6 feet away for every cut.

Now a standard part of the Iron Bull Hopper line up, and made specifically for woodshops, Iron Bull “Stretch”Hoppers are self-dumping, and engineered for efficient operation and ease of use. Available standard with both ends closed, both ends open (for longer material) or open one end with back-stop.

Dimensional lumber scrap of almost any length tends to fit together in the Iron Bull “Stretch”Hopper without scrap bridging up due to pieces settling at odd angles. This helps fill the hopper to capacity reducing the number of trips to the roll-off container or dumping area.

So that is how our Baby Bull “Stretch”Hoppers were born. Today many woodworking shops own Iron Bull “Stretch”Hoppers. Customers frequently tell us, “These hoppers make it so much easier and faster for handling our long scrap.”

If your shop has lots of 6 foot scrap and only occasionally handles material 8 foot or longer, then a 6-foot Baby Bull “Stretch”Open-End hopper will work well. This gives the hopper a smaller footprint without losing capacity. No need in taking up that extra shop space with an 8-foot or longer hopper.

 
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