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Health & Safety
Automating scrap transfer minimizes safety risks by decreasing forklift traffic and scrap contact with operators. Access platforms with safety railings on the load-out system are standard, meeting OSHA requirements.
Low Maintenance
PRAB conveyors have the industry’s leading reputation as being dependable low-maintenance equipment with long service lives. The load-out system provides no carryover issues, and has clean transfer of scrap to containers for low maintenance.
Heavy-Duty
PRAB conveyors are built tough to withstand the harsh conditions and materials moved in the metalworking industry.
Value
Load-out systems provide even container fill and automatic level sensors for maximum fill capacity. PRAB conveyors reduce downtime by automating the scrap transfer process- maximizing machine operator production time.

Quiet, efficient transfer of all types of machining scrap with the in-floor scrap conveyor.

Convey all types of metal chips, fines and turnings, wet or dry bushy wads and tramp metal solids, in a liquid-tight trough. Ideal for high-volume coolant-flow applications.

  • Compatible with bushy turnings, chips, fines and tramp metals
  • Liquid-tight construction handles high volumes of cutting fluids
  • In-floor installation maximizes available plant floor space
  • Low power requirement
  • Easy maintenance – one moving part
  • Quiet operation
  • Prefabricated trough sections from 10′ to 20′
  • Ram sections available in 10′ lengths
  • Overall runs up to 500′
  • Low installation cost per foot
  • Optional safety cover plates
  • Height by width combinations range from 16″ to 36″

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In-Floor trough conveyors are available as a free-floating ram design or guided ram scrap removal system.

 

In-Floor Trough Conveyor Ram Movement

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Trough Configurations

Available trough configurations for the PRAB In-Floor Trough Conveyors | Prab.com

 

Harpoon® Conveyor

  • Free-floating ram design
  • AR liner

Push-Bar Conveyor

  • T-rail guided design
  • Hardened guide bushings with coiled spring spiral pins

PRAB Harpoon Conveyor

Harpoon Conveyor running moving metal turning through coolant.

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The PRAB Guardian™ Coolant Recycling System removes tramp oils and suspended solids from contaminated coolant, controls bacteria and can adjust fluid concentration for fluid recovery. Typical ROI is 6-9 months. Enter your details below to calculate system payback for your application:


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Product Brochure: PRAB In-Floor Trough Conveyors

Download     Conveyors Still Operating in the Field After 57 Years Liquid Tight Construction Ideal for High Volume, Coolant Flow Applications PRAB In-floor Trough Conveyors transfer all types of metal chips, fines and turnings, wet or dry bushy wads and tramp metal solids with time and energy saving efficiency. The liquid-tight trough construction is ideal for high-volume coolant flow […]

August 29, 2018
Maintenance and Technology Considerations When Selecting a Metal Scrap Conveyor

When choosing the right conveyor to manage metal scrap, maintenance and technology should heavily influence the decision—to increase the conveyor life and reduce maintenance issues. One of these maintenance issues is belt tension. From the time of installation, the belt stretches the longer it runs, creating slack and wear issues. Typically belts also must be visually checked for wear and […]

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White Paper: Avoiding Accidents, Injuries & Illnesses In Metalworking Operations

Automating the handling of metal scrap and spent fluids is crucial to protecting your workforce. By Mike Hook, Sales & Marketing Director, PRAB   Introduction In a report issued during the 2018 National Safety Council Congress & Expo, the Campbell Institute-a respected global thought leader on placing environment, health, and safety at the core of business […]

January 29, 2019