No one moves metal scrap, fluids or parts more efficiently than PRAB. With more than 4,500 installations for the world’s leading OEMs and suppliers, our innovations make it easier to do business today in some of toughest, most regulated markets including automotive, aerospace, medical, electronics, defense, off road and energy.
Here are some of the conveyors we can custom-engineer for your application. We will design your solution using several pitch, surface and configuration options available to meet your needs.
Transfer or Elevate a Broad Range of Materials.
Steel belt conveyors (available in open or completely sealed, oil-tight frames) efficiently move your dry and wet metal scrap, chips and parts. Choose from hinged or bedded pan styles with plain, perforated or dimpled belting.
Convey Horizontally with Vibration.
Durable springs deliver a steady, quiet flow and discharge. Troughs come in square or flared styles with a choice of smooth or optional raised-dimpled Rigidized® steel surface. Installs easily alongside presses or in a pit.
Dislodge Sticky Stamping Scrap.
The unique design of the pivoting sections and the raised-dimpled Rigidized® steel belt ensure no carryover of sticky, oily pieces. (Plain belting is also available.) Its raised pusher flights keep material flowing as the seamless, one-piece pan collects waste fluid for safe disposal or recycling.
Collect, Transfer and Elevate All Types of Scrap in Liquid-Tight Unit.
This fully automated conveyor features a leak-proof construction that retains 100% of your cutting fluids. Larger rollers keep the chain on track and the rotating flight cams provide less friction for cooler, longer operation. Its V or flat trough features an abrasion-resistant, self-cleaning, raised-dimpled Rigidized® flight surface. Use in combination with a distribution system to maximize your operation’s load-out efficiency.
Efficiently Convey Wet or Dry Metal Chips Or Turnings, Bushy Wads, Fines And Tramp Metal.
This conveyor’s liquid-tight trough construction is ideal for high-volume coolant flow applications. The free-floating ram design and abrasion-resistant steel liner minimize maintenance. Install the Harpoon easily below the floor (cast in place or pit-mounted) or specify an elevating design.
Transfer Ferrous Scrap Metal And Parts Without Carryover.
Convey wet or dry ferrous chips, stamping slugs, stamping scrap or parts with no carryover. All models feature a rugged, longlife stainless steel slider bed with a smooth or raised-dimpled Rigidized® steel surface. Permanent ceramic magnets are standard; rare earth magnets are optional for heavyduty applications.
Handle Highly Abrasive Metal Chips, Fines, Swarf And Materials.
The abrasion-resistant flight bars feature an exclusive bolt-free connection. The forged-steel, rivetless chain and liquid-tight, steel-pressed trough stand up to extreme conditions.
Cost-Efficiently Convey Wet Or Dry Chips, Turnings And Swarf.
These easy-to-operate and maintain conveyors collect, transfer, meter-feed or distribute machining scrap. They’re excellent solutions for metal shredder-feeding applications.
Load-Out Stamping Scrap With Even Distribution To Trailers Or Railcars.
This transversing, bi-directional steel belt conveyor’s continuous, back-and-forth operation provides even scrap distribution between dual large containers – something swivel chute systems cannot achieve. Automatic level sensors warn operator when the trailer is full.
Use Positive Air Pressure Or Vacuum System To Transport Wet Or Dry Metal Chips.
Model 525 Chip Fans transfer dry aluminum chips to scrap trailers. The positive air system uses a PD pump or blower that can be fed by rotary air locks or eductors for multiple chip inputs. Negative Pressure Vacuum Systems pick up wet or dry chips at multiple points and deliver them to a central processing system. Cyclone Receivers reduce chip velocity as they are conveyed through the pneumatic system.
Eliminate The Need For Plant Air Or Separate Compressors To Move Chips And Unmanageable Metal Scrap.
This system’s powerful vacuum blower(s) delivers metal chips to a wringer, briquetter or load-out area with ease and efficiency. It even moves hard-to-manage scrap sizes and shapes to a Horizontal Axis Crusher. Installs in tight spaces and reconfigures easily if you add machining centers.
To make money, you need to keep your production moving quickly and efficiently. That requires transferring your machining, die cast and stamping scrap or parts where you want them without wasting material, time or energy. PRAB can help.
Our engineers have solved hundreds of some of the toughest conveyance problems in the world. Now you can use our depth of custom-engineering experience and breadth of product choices to handle your scrap or parts safer and more profitably than you ever imagined possible.
Don’t let poorly handled scrap stop your machining, stamping or die cast operation. We’ll custom-engineer fully automated systems to keep your production rolling.
Every conveyor we design operates automatically, or with as few workers as possible. Rugged construction, easy-to-access components and “off-the-shelf” replacement parts also reduce your maintenance time and costs.
From fully enclosed, liquid-tight conveyors to vibratory systems that eliminate carryover, PRAB engineers features that reduce housekeeping, create safer work conditions and prevent environmental compliance problems and costly cleanup fines.
Cool Parts And Scrap To Improve Die Casting Consistency And Productivity.
Liquid-tight quench conveyors are excellent where air-cooling is not sufficient or practical in your die cast, heat transfer, parts cooling or coating operation. Specify either a steel or magnetic belt and separate or integral, leakproof liquid tank. Chillers are also available to conserve water usage.
Cool Hot Die Castings With Custom Designed Air Cooling Conveyors.
Eliminate the misting and air-quality issues associated with water quench conveyors. Available with steel belt or an optional flat belt that promotes extra cooling for lightweight casting applications. Customize with a single fan or multiple cooling zones in a length to match your application.
Meter-Feed Die Casting Metal Scrap Directly To Your Melting Furnace For More Efficient And Safer Re-Melt.
Use for continuous or batch feeding. Standard design comes with an oscillating steel trough and easily replaceable heat shields and discharge chute that extend into the melt area. Customizable to the size and configuration required.