Final Mixer, Dough Pump and Trough Lifts

Dough Troughs & Trough Lifts

Shaffer® Troughs & Trough Lifts can be integrated with a new or existing mixing or dough fermentation system. Easily transport dough in a standard or custom-designed trough while using the trough lift to safely elevate, dump, and lower the troughs to feed dough to mixers, dividers, or other equipment.

Dough Troughs & Trough Lifts Resources

Trough Lift Features

Trough Lift

All Stainless Steel Construction

Including side columns and trough carriage

Lifting & Safety Chain

Heavy duty “no-lube” Perfect Coat Plus® corrosion-resistant lifting roller chain and secondary safety chain in each column*

Heavy Duty Trough Carriage Guide System

For extended, maintenance-free operation

Shaft Mounted Gearmotor

With brake

Hard-Wired Pushbuttons

For trough raise/lower and emergency stop/power on controls


Simple logic control with rotary limit switch for carriage position control

Allen Bradley Powerflex VFD

For soft start, controlled stops, and amp over-draw power shut-off

Lifting Capacity

Up to 3500 lb (1587 kg) dough and trough, with standard design

Frame & Carriage

Designed to fit any trough size

NEMA 4X Stainless Steel Enclosure


UL, cUL Compliant Controls


BISSC Certified


ANSI, USDA, and CE Compliant


*Perfect Coat Plus® is a registered trademark of SENQCIA MAXCO, LTD.

Trough Lift Optional Features

Trough Lift

Stainless Steel Dough Chute


Bottom Mount Drive

For easy access and maintenance

Dough Trough Features


304, 11-Gauge Stainless Steel Construction

With bead blast finish

Stainless Steel Reinforced Enclosed Rim

For additional strength

Reinforced Corners

To prevent damage to trough

Heavy Duty, Sanitary Casters

For easy portability

BISSC Certified

Dough Trough Optional Features

Dough Trough

Sanitary Drain Plug

In bottom of trough

Custom Sizes


Extended Caster Shoes

For automated fermentation rooms



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