PO Box 677, 1555 255th St.
Sheffield, IA USA 50475-0677

Sukup Bucket Elevators give you the capacity for expansion. You want to know the equipment you purchase is reliable and our bucket elevators are just that; with UHMW seals on all shafts, durable rubber belting, and heavy-gauge trunking. Additionally, Sukup can offer you a variety of options for several different commodities.

Standard Features

  • Up to 60,000 BPH capacity range
  • Rubber belting works in all climates
  • Patented alignment pins on squaring plates ensure a straight-on connection before leg sections are bolted together (U.S. Patent #8,668,079)
  • Optional boot pulleys for various commodities
  • Low profile head design for gentle discharge of grain
  • Robot, fixture welded trunking for consistent square and parallel construction
  • No. 3 vented buckets are standard

Boot Features

  • Heavy structural frame
  • Acme screw take-up
  • Large clean-out doors
  • Easy, tool-free access door
  • Drip/rain guard to minimize water running into bottom of boot
  • Smooth, crown-faced boot pulley

Head Features

  • Large work platforms
  • Split hood allows for easy interior accessibility without having to completely remove the hood
  • Externally-mounted, heavy-duty pillow block roller bearings on head with easy adjustability with standard adjustment bolts
  • Heavy-duty, crowned face, slide lagged head pulley
  • Static conductive, oil resistant and fire retardant (SOFR) rubber belting standard
  • Turned, ground and polished shaft
  • Corrosion-resistant Acme thread take-up screws at boot
  • High-density, non-sparking, polyethylene buckets


  • Liner packages available-urethane, high-energy urethane, ceramic, kryptane
  • Optional gravity take-up
  • Nylon, urethane, and steel buckets are optional when moving highly abrasive materials
  • No. 4 vented buckets available
  • Pressure relief door, standard on 36" and larger head section
  • Winged pulley is a great option if you are concerned about material collecting on the pulley face
  • Herringbone spiral winged pulley runs more quietly than a winged pulley
  • Head service platform - One of the largest in the industry available in 3 different sizes
  • Distributor platform available in 4'x8'
  • Standard, flared, or 45 degree inlets available
  • Explosion panels available, check local NFPA requirements
Product Features
  • Low Impact Head Design for Better Grain Quality
  • Squaring Plates for Efficient Assembly & Increased Strength
  • Welded Frames on Head & Boot Sections
Wabash Valley Service,


What we like most about partnering with Sukup is mainly customer service. That’s been a big help in the area and a lot of the farmers have seen that. If there’s an issue or there’s a problem, Sukup’s right there to help us out.
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