Clipper Services

Site Survey

On-Site Services

On-Site Services are offered to support your operation and equipment needs.  These services include:

  • Pre-Installation Survey & Requirements Review

  • Installation & Equipment Commissioning

  • Product Training

  • Equipment Service Inspection

  • Machine Repairs and Repair Supervision

  • Laboratory Testing Services

  • Custom Design Services

Below is additional information on each service provided.  Please contact us for details and quotes. International locations may also be quoted on request.


Pre-Installation Survey & Requirements Review

Aids in the planning and design of your facility to accommodate the equipment purchased for your operation. All aspects of machine location, foundation support, space allotment, product flow and conveyance, electrical requirements, air and dust systems and serviceability access are provided. Helps protect your investment and prevent costly installation delays and repairs to correct installations.

  • Location Requirements
  • Machine Base and Foundation Support
  • Space Requirements
  • Product Flow and Conveyance
  • Electrical Requirements
  • Air and Dust Systems 
  • Future Serviceability Review




Installation & Equipment Commissioning

Machine installation and commissioning is a key part of putting a machine into service. Done properly, it is an investment in the machines serviceability and reliability for it's entire service life. All tasks on the machines are carried out and recorded, delivered to the end user, and filed for future reference as needed. Recommendations will be made to any irregularities involving installation, operation or application.

Get the most out of your investment. Ensure the equipment is installed right, running right, being operated correctly and maintained properly.



Product Training

Product Training

Factory training on the proper installation, operation, maintenance and repair of your machine. Training can be offered in a classroom environment at your facility, or at our manufacturing facility in Bluffton, IN. Training can also be offered on site at the location of the machine. Documentation, web site access and diagnostic tools are included.

Courses are designed to provide practical product knowledge in a hands on environment.
Bring your new employees up to speed faster. Let your good operators become the best. Keep repairs and down time to a minimum with preventative maintenance and repair techniques.
Improve your processes, end product and capacity.



Equipment Service

Equipment Service Inspection

Includes a review of the installation and operation of the machine. A thorough Inspection of the equipment components and wear items using the latest diagnostic techniques. An audit of maintenance schedules and preventive maintenance practices will be performed. Includes and overview of best practices with operation, maintenance and management personnel.

Find out how your equipment is currently operating. How it can run better. What will make it last longer. And how you can get the most out of your investment.




Machine Repairs and Repair Supervision

On-Site Factory Service and Repair Supervision of your machine.

Trained and experienced factory skilled service

Supervision of repairs made by your in-house personnel or 3rd party contractors
Genuine Ferrell-Ross repair parts



Lab testing

Laboratory Testing Services

The test lab at A.T. Ferrell is fully equipped for all of your testing needs. This includes determining the proper screen size and air requirements for a Clipper seed cleaner. Particle size reduction for our Ferrell-Ross roller mills. Or feed production results for the Mix-Mill system. Simply send us a sample and see what we can do for you.

Fully functional seed cleaning equipment for sizing, grading and cleaning needs. Screen size selection and model / capacity suggestions for your Clipper Seed Cleaner
Full assortment of test rolls in wide range of corrugations to identify the specific setup your Ferrell-Ross roller mill will require. Particle size reduction for animal feed, food or industrial materials.
Hands on equipment to identify the correct model, size and horse power rating of your Mix-Mill hammer mill line.



Custom Design Services

Custom Design Services

Not every piece of equipment that comes out of the box will fit every application. That is why we at A.T. Ferrell strive to provide a "best fit" design to fit your needs. Since every piece of equipment that we manufacture is built to order, we can be more flexible and save time and money in the process. Our Engineers have over 50 years of combined industry experience, and can help you solve your problems. Contact us on how we can help you!

Special applications designed to meet your needs. Let us help you solve your problems. We are nearly 150 years old. We have seen and done a lot of things.