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 | Prab.com

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

 

In-Floor Trough Conveyor Ram Movement

In-Floor Trough Conveyor Ram Movement | Prab.com
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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Top Content

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
Product Brochure: PRAB Builds Equipment for the Toughest Jobs in Manufacturing and Metalworking

“We get $0.17 per pound more for our briquetted material over loose chips.” – Jack Rovan, Martin-Baker Plant Manufacturing Manager Proven Results Achieved for PRAB Customers: Documented reduction of scrap volume by as much as 90% Increased scrap value up to 25% Reclaimed up to 99% of cutting fluids “We have seen around […]

May 21, 2019
Blog: Protecting Your Workforce

Accidents and injuries in the workplace are going down in the US, but the costs associated with them continue to go up. There is a long way to go in reducing these costs, especially in certain areas of the metalworking industry. Fortunately, there are solutions available to decision-makers when they choose to seriously consider the application and benefits provided […]

March 18, 2019