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Shur-Co.®, the manufacturer of Shur-Lok® roll truck tarps used by grain haulers for almost 30 years, has introduced the ProTrap™ electric hopper door opener. The ProTrap™ is the cleaner, easier, safer way to unload grain from a hopper-bottom grain trailer.

• A high-torque motor with five-year non-prorated warranty and high-efficiency planetary gear reduction.
• An electric brake that automatically locks the hopper when not in use.
• A universal mounting bracket that accommodates most trailer models.
• Pre-assembled mounting brackets are plated to protect against corrosion.
• Pre-wired motor and remote/switch box simplify installation.
• Standard 5-channel SMARTransmitter™ that can run the tarp, front hopper, rear hopper, work lights or other 12-volt accessories available from Shur-Co.®

The SMARTransmitter™ was designed with safety in mind with a flip-style cover for the ProTrap™ deactivates the system when the cover is closed or after three minutes of inactivity. No other design puts all of these features into one easy-to-use and easy-to-install system like the ProTrap™.

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