The soilbunker is a soilstoragesystem that takes care of fully automatically supplied soil to the handlingmachine. The bunker works in an economical and a clean way.
The soilbunker is connected to one or more handlingmachines, for example a pottingmachine. When the handlingmachine is asking for soil, which is signalled by a sensor, the conveyor and/or the elevatorbelt will transport the soil to the handlingmachine. To dose the soil gradually on to the conveyorbelttransport, there are installed two shafts with pinchers and so-called scrapers. Photo-electric cells and an automatic controlunit control the complete dose of the system.
The machine has following distinguishing features: