The Energrow press life expectancy depends greatly on how the press is used and maintained. Improper use (dirty, uncleaned seed for example or improper press settings) can significantly reduce the lifespan of the machine. Under normal conditions, one can expect to spend a minor amount of time cleaning to maintain the unit. For the standard 75 head dairy operation, wear components are expected to last a minimum of 2-3 years, while the main components should last a minimum of 10-15 years.
The following is the typical processing cost you can expect with standard on-farm processing: $18.75/day (24 hours of processing). This value accounts for hydro, parts wear and replacement, and your time for maintenance). If you use this number for your budgets you will meet your processing expectations or exceed them. We are happy to work with you to make your pressing experience as trouble free and economical as possible, ask us how!