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February 3, 2017

Remote Start System Makes Adding Nu-Trax P+ to Dry Fertilizer Fast and Easy

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New fertilizer handling equipment developed by Compass Minerals makes blending easier and faster for facilities working with Nu-Trax P+ and Wolf Trax DDP Nutrients. The HeftyPak Remote Start Dispensing System combines multiple technologies to ensure that an accurate amount of Nu-Trax P+ is added to a load by the touch of a button. And that button can be in the cab of a front-end loader.

This video shows how the HeftyPak Remote Start System works at a real-life blending facility, a Crop Production Services (CPS) location in Donalsonville, Georgia.


HeftyPak drums are ideal for batch blending facilities handling large volumes of Nu-Trax P+. Each HeftyPak drum contains 340 pounds of Nu-Trax P+.

The HeftyPak Remote Start Dispensing System utilizes a loss-in-weight feeder to accurately measure and dispense Nu-Trax P+ onto a loader bucket. With the help of an automation system, an operator just needs to follow these steps:

  • Enter the amount of Nu-Trax P+ needed per load into digital system attached to HeftyPak feeder.
  • Fill loader bucket with granular fertilizer.
  • Push remote control button from loader seat. The pre-set target weight of Nu-Trax P+ will dispense onto the granular fertilizer in bucket. Feeder will automatically stop.
  • Repeat as needed without leaving loader seat!

The HeftyPak Remote Start Dispensing System is the latest of many fertilizer handling equipment innovations developed recently by Compass Minerals. With many customizable equipment options, Compass Minerals works with blending facilities of all sizes to make blending easy, quick and efficient with the company’s products utilizing EvenCoat Technology: Nu-Trax P+ and Wolf Trax DDP Nutrients.

For more information, contact your local Compass Minerals rep.