Bulk Material Handling by Heyl & Patterson Equipment
Rotary Railcar Dumper

Railcar Unloading System

Heyl & Patterson Railcar Dumpers (known as wagon tipplers in some parts of the world) are equipped with state-of-the-art capabilities and built-in flexibility, for efficient railcar unloading. Customizable options are available, such as an NTEP Certified* weigh scale, a hammermill that clears clumped or frozen material, and single and tandem barrel dumpers. Heyl & Patterson's Railcar Dumper Unloading Systems will keep your business flowing with efficiency.

*NTEP (National Type Evaluation Program) is a strict product certification standard administered by the National Conference on Weights and Measures, and is the process for testing and evaluation of weighing equipment.

Rotary Railcar Dumper
Rotary Railcar Dumpers


When looking for the best in rail unloading equipment, look no further than Heyl & Patterson’s Rotary Railcar Dumper. With high speed, semi-automatic dumping –- plus cycle times as fast as 35 seconds per car, and a dumping rate of 10,000 tons per hour in a tandem configuration – it’s the ideal choice for dumping of rotary-coupled cars. Control is made simple with just one operator and is ideal for random car or unit train applications.

Turnover Railcar Dumper
Turnover Railcar Dumpers


When site conditions call for flexibility in construction, think Heyl & Patterson’s Turnover Dumper or Wagon Tippler. Ideal for a combination of shallow foundations and track-level receiving hoppers, the turnover dumper is designed for low to moderate throughput applications – offering you lower overall construction costs. The Turnover Dumper is also perfect when construction schedules call for quick installation due to accelerated construction schedules.

C-Shaped Railcar Dumper
C-Shaped Railcar Dumpers


When your operations need to off-load random, rotary and non-rotary coupled cars, you need Heyl & Patterson’s high-speed, C-Shaped Rotary Railcar Dumper, or “CR” Dumper. Able to operate at low power and combined with fast cycle times and full positioned access, the CR Dumper can help you achieve maximum productivity with maximum results.

Railcar Dumper Hammermill

Additional Rail Equipment & Upgrades