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AC (Electric) Door Demon®
QUICK DESCRIPTION: Electric powered mobile unit designed to safely and efficiently open even the toughest railcar hopper gates.

Approximate Lead Time: 2 - 3 weeks
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Electric Hopper Gate Opener
Figure 1. Electric (AC) Door Demon® with Hydraulic Lift Kit
and Side Shifting Wheels

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The Door Demon AC (electric) over hydraulic hopper gate opener is one of our most popular models. The electric motor is connected to a hydraulic pump and hydraulic motor providing enough torque to open even the toughtest railcar hopper gates.

Multiple power options are available, but with safety in mind, the AC (electric) hopper opener is designed with only explosion proof motors. This safe solution is especially important in industries where explosion risks are high such as fertilizers, grain, and ethanol to name just a few.

With multiple explosion proof motor options and available accessories, the AC (electric) hopper opener is the perfect combination of power and mobility built to order based on your specific needs.

Motor Options and Accessories/Add-Ons:
  • 2HP in Single or Three Phase; 3HP in Three Phase
  • 115, 208-230/460 or 575 volts
  • Hydraulic Powered Lift Kit for Raising and Lowering the Power Shaft to accommodate varying capstan heights
  • Hydraulic Powered Side-Shifting Wheels which Makes Traveling Capstans and General Mobility a Snap

Key Safety Features
When Safety Matters...Choose a Door Demon Safe, Single-person Operation
Helps Prevent Employee Injuries
Lock Out/Tag Out Capability (OSHA Standard)
Powder-coated "Safety Yellow" for Increased Visibility
Removes Workers from Under Railcars During Unit Operation
Explosion Proof Electric Motor for Dust and Dirt Environments
Electric Motors are rated/approved for use in Class 1, Groups C & D, Division 1 as well as Class 2, Groups F & G, Division 2 facilities
Drive Controls Return to Neutral/Stop Upon Release
Safety Enclosed Kill Switch for Quick-and-Easy Shut Off
Stabilizer Bar for Torque Suppression
Stable Platform Allows for Predictable Performance
Even-balanced Weight Distribution for Safe and Easy Maneuvering
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