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From blogs, and technical briefs to case studies and application reviews – read and download some of our valuable examples of metalworking waste stream solutions, new technology and the challenges facing others in your industry with today’s material handling applications. To see how you can join our other customers who are profiting more from properly managing their scrap and fluid handling processes, contact us.

The Benefits of Doing Business with PRAB

Download     PRAB is here to ensure every hour of your production time with our equipment is optimized, so you can work more efficiently than ever, with no unplanned downtime and minimum operating cost. We put our equipment experts to work for you around the clock, so that you can stay running efficiently, in order to give your business […]

Planning for Potential Recession

Most manufacturing operations suffer during a recession, primarily because uncertainty increases and demand falls. But research has shown that there are some ways to avoid the negative effects through proper planning. An article published in 2002 by the Harvard Business Review found that during the recessions of 1980, 1990, and 2000, 17% of companies studied went private, went bankrupt, […]

Why Briquette Your Metal Machining Scrap

What Does a Briquetter System Do A briquetting maching compresses loose metal chips into compact pucks (briquettes) that are up to 99% dry. Briquetting Vs Wringing Loose Scrap When it comes to loose scrap and briquettes, the briquettes are easier to store, leave little residual oil, and can bring more money than loose chips. But, there are still many […]

8 Problem Areas Affecting Metalworking Operation Profitability

Download     Address the Most Common Issues to Maximize Growth By Teresa Phillips, Senior Marketing Specialist, PRAB   Introduction There are numerous areas in metalworking operations that can affect operational profitability, but eight top problem areas are common to many manufacturers. This whitepaper touches on each of the 8 problem areas, explains how they impact profitability, and what can […]

Automotive Components Manufacturer Reduces Wastewater Volumes from Die Casting Process

Download       Project Background A market leader, specializing in the manufacturing of die-cast aluminum and zinc components for the automotive industry produces a variety of parts that vary in weight up to 40 lbs. This customer aimed at reducing the wastewater volume coming from the production process, the relative high disposal costs, and to reuse the water within […]

Ready to Lower Your Coolant Costs?

What are my options for filtering and reusing cutting fluid? There are many options available for filtering your spent cutting fluids. The solution will vary depending on the various factors of your specific application. PRAB offers a full line of equipment to choose from. Please contact one of our fluid filtration specialists to discuss your specific operational needs. What […]

Magnetic Bag Filters

Download     Cost Effective, Reusable Magnets Retain 198% Greater Containment Levels than Conventional Filter Bags The Mag Bag has a multi-polarity design to attract microscopic ferrous impurities along the entire length of the 12” or 24” magnetic bars. A multiple-magnet configuration provides a powerful sphere of influence while still maintaining high production flow rates. According to independent field studies, […]

PRAB Pressurized Bag Filter Housing

Download     A Quality Filter Vessel for Lower Pressure Applications Description PRAB’s 100 PSI Size 1 and 2 liquid bag filter housings offer a quality filter vessel for lower pressure applications. The Size #1 & Size #2 100 PSI filter vessels effectively remove dirt, metal fines, chips, pipe scale and other contaminants from process liquids such as water, coolant, […]

PRAB Tramp Oil Separator

Download     Proven to Cut New Coolant Purchases Up to 75% Solve Issues Associated with Tramp-Oil Tramp-oil separators use gravity flow and coalescence to remove free-floating and mechanically dispersed tramp-oils, bacteria, slime, inverted emulsions, and more from individual machine sumps, central systems, and wash tanks. With a PRAB system you can cut new coolant purchases up to 75%, reduce […]

PRAB Mobile Cross Flow Separator

Download     Proven to Reduce New Fluid Purchases Up to 75% A Complete, Low Profile Separation System The PRAB Mobile Cross Flow Separator removes free and mechanically dispersed tramp oils from machining and grinding coolants, alkaline and acidic wash waters, rolling and drawing fluids, stamping operations, die casting, and general separation of any two immiscible fluids.   System Features: […]