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Research & Development

Impregnation Auger

The impregnation auger is an innovative combination of a metering valve auger, a mixing ribbon auger and an impregnation unit that the Yargus R&D Department has recently developed. This particular valve set up is useful when used in combination with an under-bin conveyor belt where even coating of liquid materials on dry fertilizers prior to layering on the conveyor can be achieved. High and low liquid treatment rate options are available to meet your system size and blend ratio requirements. Best of all, the impregnation auger can be retrofit onto existing systems to upgrade your system's flexibility and long-term profitability!

Dual System Capacity

Yargus Manufacturing produces a variety of conveyance solutions to meet your specific site requirements and blending needs. Our conveyor belts, screw conveyors, bucket elevators and chain paddles offer increased flexibility of use with our unique dual system capacity. These conveying pieces can all operate at a variety of capacities within a blending system. We have developed automated controls to scale the blending system based on varying conveyance and material capacities. For example, to reduce electrical capacity requirements on a site, we can have two under-bin conveyor belts that can run at 200 tons per hour feeding a bucket elevator that can run at 300 tons per hour. In this way, we can scale each under-bin conveyor within the blend to meet an overall blend capacity of 300 tons per hour so you achieve the maximum capacity possible from each piece of conveyance.

Custom Installs

No-worry installation is guaranteed with your purchase of Layco equipment. Yargus sends our expert Installation and Service Department technicians all over the world to set up custom-designed Layco blend systems and conveyors, on-site and in ready-to-go condition. This can include simple installations of small weigh hoppers or conveyors, up to complex, large-scale installations such as for a river or port terminal with ship, barge and/or rail unloading systems. With our own fleet of semis and service trucks, Yargus takes care of reliable delivery of our equipment to sites for set-up. We can provide an entire crew to do the actual installation or a single tech who will supervise a local crew. Our technicians are trained and experienced in troubleshooting any problems that might come up.

Software Programming

The Yargus Manufacturing panel shop and software department has been in service for over five years. It is currently made up of three PLC programmers, one full-time panel builder, and one PC programmer specializing in C# programming language.

Custom Designed. Customer Focused.

The purpose of adding this division was to enhance customer support, as well as to keep on the cutting edge of technology in the fertilizer industry. There have already been two major coding revisions, as the needs and desires of our customers drive our thought processes. The Yargus PLC panels were designed with flexibility and user defined setup in mind. This way the customer does not have to waste valuable time reaching out to tech support when the power to make necessary modifications is in their hands.

Our in-house staff currently maintains two different iterations of PLC code, created custom code for our Rice Lake scale indicators, and integrates many different agronomy software packages to work with our system.

Innovation in action

The software department is always making advances with new and improved software as new ideas and opportunities arise. This includes the testing of new devices, sensors, or anything that can improve the functionality of our most advanced blender on the market. For example, our iPad integration allows a single operator to run an entire blending plant from a wireless network.

Contact Yargus

12285 East Main Street
Marshall, Illinois
USA, 62441

Phone: 1-217-826-6352
Fax: 1-217-826-8551
Email: layco@yargus.com