Welcome to PRAB, Your full-service material handling manufacturer of equipment and systems. For 65 years, PRAB has engineered scrap metal processing, fluid removal and filtration, and load-out systems for industrial metal manufacturing companies throughout the world. In July 2014 PRAB, Inc. acquired the PuckMaster assets. Our purpose for this purchase was to bring together the best in briquetting technology and material handling under one brand. Our engineers have decades of industry knowledge and experience and our technical service team travels the world supporting our customers and our equipment.
Our purchase of PuckMaster provides existing PRAB and PuckMaster customers the latest in Briquetting technology through the PRAB relationship with Neff Press of St. Louis, MO. Neff Press has been an industry leader in hydraulic presses since its inception in the 1960’s. Over the decades, Neff Press used their knowledge of high-speed production press design and manufacturing to develop the best performing metal chip briquetter on the market today. PRAB provides this exclusive briquetter under the Dualpak™ brand name.
Need a new briquetter to replace aging equipment or to handle expansion demands? The PRAB engineering team and field sales support are ready to help you determine the right equipment for your material processing needs.
PRAB is supporting all existing PuckMaster installations worldwide. If you have a PuckMaster briquetter and need service on your equipment, please contact the PRAB customer service department.
For 24/7 emergency support please call the toll free number listed above and follow the voice prompt to contact a technical service technician.
PRAB DualPak™ Briquetter Animation
Briquetters reduce machining scrap moisture content and simplify handling, allowing shops to get more money from the scrap dealer and to save on coolant. The PRAB Dualpak™ Briquetter uses superior dual-ram compression technology for producing the industry’s densest metal scrap pucks. Pucks are easy to re-melt, transport or store which frees up more floor space. They also optimize container fill and create a cleaner shop. The PRAB Dualpak Briquetter handles a variety of scrap including aluminum, steel, cast iron, copper, brass, titanium, magnesium and more.
Material is introduced to the live bottom feed hopper. Multiple feed augers move material into the feed process. Material is picked up by the cross-feed auger. The cross-feed auger sheers material and feeds it to the incline auger. The incline auger feeds material to the vertical charge augers which meters and controls the quantity of material fed into the compression chamber. When the vertical charge augers reach the full condition, they disengage, and compression begins. The door punch moves in for final compression. The finalized puck drops onto a conveyor, which can be custom designed for the system.
Product Brochures: Dualpak Briquetter
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