Schoolhill Hydraulic Engineering

Barrel Working Machinery
Hoop Driving

The hydraulic powered Hoop driving Machine is undeniably the workhorse of today's modern Cooperage. These powerful machines carry out over 70% of the work done in most cooperages. Whether you are producing new barrels for the wine industry, or repairs and rejuvenation of casks for whisky or rum, barrels are usually passed thro the Hoopdriver at various stages of the process.

In days gone by, the tightening of hoops by manual hammer and driver was the hardest work in the cooperage.

Schoolhill produce 3 sizes of hoop driving machine to cater for cask hardening from garden tubs to large sherry butts.

Click here to see what one of our clients had to say about our hoop driving machine.

Schoolhill Engineeering, 4 Greenbank Place, Tullos, Aberdeen AB12 3RJ
Tel: +44 1224 871086 Fax: +44 1224 897135