Frequently asked questions:
+ What is the Porta-Veyor?®
The Porta‑Veyor™ is a portable conveyor that is ideal for conveying materials in limited access applications and production plants and provides a cost effective solution where other materials handling methods are labour intensive and impractical.
+ Who uses Porta-Veyor?®
Porta-Veyor is used by commercial contractors in the building and landscaping industry through to government agencies and DIY projects. Typical uses of the Porta-Veyor® include:
* Landscaping * Demolition * Mining and tunnelling * Boring * Excavation * Pool construction * Backfilling * Building construction * Cleaning and maintenance * Materials handling * Agricultural
Contact us to discuss your material handling needs
+ How much material can a Porta-Veyor® move?
Depending on type of material and the type of excavator, with a good operator you can move up to 10m³ per hour.
+ Is the Porta-Veyor® easy to set up?
Porta-Veyors® are one of the easiest conveying machines to set up. Each unit weighs 103 to 116kg. We recommend at least 2 people using correct lifting techniques.
+ What is the longest Porta-Veyor® unit?
4.5 metres. A unit this length is easily manoeuvred.
+ How do I calculate how many Porta-Veyors® I will need for my job?
4 metres is the usable length for overlapping conveyors, so it’s the distance in metres divided by 4. For example, to move material a distance of 38 metres, divide 38 by 4 (4 metres) = 9.5 so 10 units would be required.
+ Can the Porta-Veyor® operate in reverse?
No, but it can easily be turned around for the opposite direction.
+ What is the Porta-Veyor® powered by?
Porta-Veyors® are powered by single phase electric power. Each unit is individually switched.
+ Can I use 3 phase power?
Yes, the Porta-Veyor® can be changed over to 3 phase but remember 3 phase is not as readily available as single phase.
+ Can the Porta-Veyor® be remotely switched?
Yes it can be remotely switched. We can provide a price based on the required specification.
+ Can the Porta-Veyor® be used for firewood?
The Porta-Veyor® can be used for firewood but are primarily designed for other types of material.
+ Can I hire a Porta-Veyor® outside of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch?
Yes, we can send you a unit/s for Hire anywhere in New Zealand. Please contact us to discuss your job requirements and pricing.
+ How much does a Porta-Veyor® cost? I’m interested in hiring/buying one.
Please contact us for pricing Ph: 0800226892.