Industrial quality plastic hoppers Food-grade plastic hoppers are widely used in the food manufacturing and food processing industries for the storage and handling of liquid or dry ingredients and produce. Seamless, robust construction makes it easy to keep the troughs hygienically clean.

These plastic hoppers can also be used for food produce and suitable in large kitchens.

Lids are available in several colours to help differentiate contents where several plastic hoppers are in use.

x301 red plastic hopper lid

Commercial plastic hoppers are containers or vessels made from plastic materials that are designed for various applications in industries such as agriculture, manufacturing, and logistics. These hoppers are typically used for storage, transportation, and dispensing of bulk materials, such as grains, powders, pellets, or liquids.

90 Litre Hopper 552 (W) x 711 (H)

x312 plastic hopper and frame

Code: X312
Details: Food Approved – Shown with optional frame & slide valve

These industrial quality, food-grade plastic hoppers are widely used in the food manufacturing and food processing industries for storage and handling of liquid or dry ingredients.


The additional H312 frames are manufactured from epoxy coated mild steel. Optional dispensing valves and coloured drop-on stacking lids are also available.

Personalisation options:
Such as printing logos, text, sequential numbering and product identification gives a more bespoke solution to suit your requirements.


  • Frames
  • Valves 
  • Lids


External Diameter 540 Internal Diameter 485
External Height 711 Internal Width 600


Capacity (litres) 90 Material MDPE
Weight (kg) 6.1 Walls
Cubic Feet 3.15 Base Open

H312 Hopper Frame to suite X312 Hopper

Code: H312
Details: Frame only
The H312 hopper frame is compatible with the X312 and is manufactured from epoxy coated mild steel.

Optional dispensing valves and drop-on stacking lid are also available for the food approved 90 litre hopper.


External Diameter 540 External Height 720


Used with X312 Material Mild Steel
Weight (kg) 11.0  
Cubic Feet 3.15  

Valve for X312 4” Slide Valve

x312 hopper with valve

  • Code: OC21
  • Slide Valve
  • Details: Valve only
  • 4” slide valve – aluminium body


External Diameter 4"    


Used with X312 Material Aluminium
Weight (kg) N/A  

Here are some key characteristics and features of commercial plastic hoppers:

1. Material: Commercial plastic hoppers are primarily constructed from durable, medium-density polyethylene (MDPE) or other types of industrial-grade plastics. These materials offer excellent strength, resistance to corrosion, and the ability to withstand harsh environmental conditions.

2. Size and Capacity: Plastic hoppers come in a range of sizes and capacities to accommodate different material volumes and handling requirements. They can vary from small, handheld hoppers to large, industrial-sized containers with capacities ranging from a few litres to several cubic meters.

3. Design: The design of commercial plastic hoppers typically includes a hopper-shaped body with a wide opening at the top for easy loading and filling. Some hoppers may have a conical shape to facilitate the flow of materials when being dispensed. They may also feature integrated handles, lids, or closures for secure transportation and protection against contamination.

4. Durability: Plastic hoppers are designed to be sturdy and long-lasting. They are resistant to impact, weathering, and chemicals, making them suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications. The materials used are often UV-stabilized to prevent degradation from prolonged exposure to sunlight.

5. Mobility and Handling: Many plastic hoppers are equipped with features that enable convenient transportation and handling. These can include forklift pockets, wheels, or casters for easy manoeuvrability within industrial facilities or loading/unloading from trucks or conveyor systems.

6. Customization: Plastic hoppers can be customized to meet specific requirements. Manufacturers may offer options such as different colours, labelling, additional accessories (e.g., discharge gates, sight glasses), or modifications to suit particular processes or applications.

7. Easy Maintenance: Plastic hoppers are generally low-maintenance and easy to clean. The smooth surfaces of the plastic material prevent the build-up of residues or contaminants, and they can be washed or rinsed out easily for sanitation purposes.

Commercial plastic hoppers provide a cost-effective and versatile solution for storing, transporting, and dispensing bulk materials in various industries. Their lightweight nature, durability, and customizable features make them a popular choice for many businesses.

Vat GB591551821 Company Number 02906480 – 1994
Dun and Bradstreet, Number (581590544)
NATO Code Number (NCAGE KD520)
EORI Number GB591551821000


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