Vent Actuator Delivers Right Kind of Sticker Shock

GLOBAL - Your reaction on seeing the PRICE of Georgia Poultry’s Vent Actuator will probably be to dismiss it as a low quality item. Don’t let the price fool you.
calendar icon 30 September 2016
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The Vent Actuator is a great example of Hog Slat’s engineering expertise, combined with global sourcing and lean distribution chain.

  • Engineering added features to increase the useful life of the unit.
  • 24″ stroke length with a maximum speed of 1/4″ per second and adjustable limit switches.
  • Built-in potentiometer sends feedback to room controller to position air inlets.
  • 800 lb. payload

Increased protection of interior electrical components with clamped extension boots and motor seals. Overall, the Actuator’s Internal Protection Rating is 65 vs. competitive brands with ratings of only 53.

Hog Slat’s lean distribution chain model direct sources products and delivers them to the farm without an expensive and outdated dealer network. (See eliminating margin stack)

All in all, a great product at a great price.

The Right Kind of Sticker Shock. For ordering information go to HS667-24.

Sarah Mikesell


Sarah Mikesell grew up on a five-generation family farming operation in Ohio, USA, where her family still farms. She feels extraordinarily lucky to get to do what she loves - write about livestock and crop agriculture. You can find her on Twitter or LinkedIn.

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