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Health & Safety
PRAB conveyors minimize safety risks by decreasing forklift traffic and scrap contact with operators.
Low Maintenance
PRAB Pivot Belt Conveyors have the industry’s leading reputation as being dependable low-maintenance equipment with long service lives and no carry over issues.
Heavy-Duty
PRAB conveyors are built tough to withstand the harsh conditions and materials moved in the metalworking industry.
Value
PRAB conveyors reduce downtime by automating the scrap transfer process- maximizing machine operator production time.

Elevate oily, thin gauge scrap without carryover.

PRAB’s Pivot Belt Conveyors with Rigidized belt surface prevents scrap from sticking to the belt, and its exclusively-designed pivoting hinges flip scrap into hoppers.

PRAB pivot belt conveyors have a Rigidized™ belt surface that prevents scrap from sticking to the belt, and the exclusively-designed pivoting hinges flip scrap into your hopper. This scrap conveyor includes a seamless one-piece pan that collects oily fluids below, reducing improving housekeeping headaches while keeping workers safer and more productive.

Advantages of the PRAB Pivot Belt Conveyor includes:

  • Minimizes carryover of oily slugs, knockouts and thin-gauge scrap
  • Keeps plant floor clean and safe by collecting oily fluids in the seamless pan
  • Torque-limiting protection shuts down the conveyor when loads become too heavy, preventing scrap handling equipment damage
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Pivot Belt Conveyor Hinges

 
 

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  • 2-1/2″ and 4″ pitch available
  • Rigidized, dimpled belt surfaces help to eliminate carry over of sticky, oily pieces
  • Overlapping hinged pans pivot for positive discharge
  • Raised pusher flights ensure a positive material flow
  • Extended life with replaceable bushings in heavy-duty side chain
  • Seamless one-piece pan construction for fluid accumulation
  • Side-wings and flights are integrally die-formed with pan
  • Heavy duty side frames, track and wear bars for precise belt tracking and longer life
  • Built-in automatic overload protection
  • Covered by PRAB’s scrap metal equipment Performantee
The Pivot Belt’s Rigidized™, dimpled surfaces help eliminate carry-over | Prab.com 
The Pivot Belt’s Rigidized, Dimpled Surfaces Help Eliminate Carry-Over
 
 
 
 

  • Drive can be mounted above, below or on the side of the scrap conveyor
  • Custom skirts, chutes and hoppers to fit application requirements
  • Special side sections are available for height-restricted areas
  • Special support frames and casters
  • Flanged rollers available on both 2-1/2” and 4” pitch
  • Variable speed drive
  • Auto lube systems for automatic greasing of bearings.

Image Right: Auto lube systems are designed to automatically supply a small quantity of clean grease or oil to bearings on a regular basis-improving bearing performance and eliminating maintenance required for manual greasing.

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PRAB’s Pivot Belt Conveyors are available in 2 1/2″ to 4″ pitch, designed to convey materials ranging in a various weights and bulk densities. Multiple configurations are available.

Z-Style

  • Utilize plant space
  • Different elevation of discharging point
  • Filling of larger containers
  • Used in overhead layouts
L-Style

  • Utilize plant space
  • Different elevation of discharging point
  • Cost-efficient setup for feeding small containers
Straight

  • Efficient processing
  • Used in horizontal or inclined layouts
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Product Brochure: PRAB Pivot Belt Conveyor

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