Dough Troughs & Lift

The Shaffer® Trough Lift and Troughs can be integrated with a new or existing mixing or dough fermentation system. Shaffer can manufacture Dough Troughs in one of our standard sizes or design a custom trough to meet your bakery requirements.

The Shaffer Trough Lift safely elevates, dumps and lowers dough troughs to feed dough to mixers, dividers or other equipment.

Dough Trough Capacity

DT 40061,185 lb.
538 kg
515 lb.
234 kg
2,725.5 lb.
1,236 kg
DT 40081,590 lb.
538 kg
690 lb.
234 kg
3,657 lb.
1,236 kg
DT 41101,980 lb.
898 kg
860 lb.
390 kg
4,554 lb.
2,066 kg
DT 41122,370 lb.
1,075 kg
1,025 lb.
465 kg
5,451 lb.
2,473 kg
DT 3006804 lb.
381 kg
365 lb.
166 kg
1,932 lb.
876 kg
DT 30081,140 lb.
517 kg
495 lb.
225 kg
2,622 lb.
1,189 kg
DT 31101,410 lb.
640 kg
610 lb.
277 kg
3,898.5 lb.
1,471 kg

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
  • Built to BISSC Certified

Trough Lift Features:

  • All Stainless Steel Construction including side columns and trough carriage
  • 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 long, maintenance free operation
  • Dual Carriage Limit Control with both mechanical stops and movement detection system to prevent trough from travelling beyond upper and lower limits
  • Shaft Mounted Gear motor with brake
  • Hard Wired Pushbuttons for trough raise/lower and emergency stop/power on controls
  • Allen Bradley PanelView operator control panel with MicroLogix PLC for maintenance, position limit controls and diagnostics
  • Allen Bradley Powerflex VFD for soft start, controlled stops and amp over-draw power shut-off
  • Lifting Capacity Up To 3,500 lbs (1537 kgs)
  • Frame and Carriage can be designed to fit any trough size
  • NEMA 4X Stainless Steel Enclosure
  • UL, cUL Compliant Controls
  • BISSC Certified
  • ANSI, USDA and CE Compliant

Dough Trough Optional Features:

  • Sanitary Drain Plug in bottom of trough
  • Extended Caster Shoes for automated fermentations rooms

Trough Lift Optional Features

  • Stainless Steel Dough Chute
  • Bottom Mount Drive for easy access and maintenance

Have Questions or Ready To Start Your Order?

Call us at (800) 652-2151 or email


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