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PRAB Q&A – Conveyor Considerations

As an Engineering Manager for PRAB, Jason Luzader has experience regarding heavy-duty conveyors. In this latest blog post, he answers a few questions that organizations should consider when searching for a new conveyor system.   Q) What are some common factors organizations don’t consider when installing a conveyor? A) A key factor I see customers overlook when installing a […]

Maintenance and Technology Considerations When Selecting a Metal Scrap Conveyor

When choosing the right conveyor to manage metal scrap, maintenance and technology should heavily influence the decision—to increase the conveyor life and reduce maintenance issues. One of these maintenance issues is belt tension. From the time of installation, the belt stretches the longer it runs, creating slack and wear issues. Typically belts also must be visually checked for wear and […]

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 […]

Blog: 3 Automated Equipment Solutions That Can Help You Cope with a Skilled Worker Shortage

Metalworking operations aren’t struggling to find work these days, thanks to a strong economy and a healthy construction market. Unfortunately, the dwindling number of highly skilled workers with deep industry knowledge poses a more serious problem that must be dealt with to ensure that productivity keeps pace with demand. According to industrial supply company Grainger, 59% of metalworking firms […]

Blog: Avoiding Accidents & Injuries in the Metalworking Operation

If there is more good news to be shared about the current state of the U.S. workplace, it’s that the rate of accidents and injuries are on a healthy downward trend. However, the costs associated with these workplace injuries continue to rise, providing businesses with more financial headaches than relief. It’s not hard to see how economically devastating workplace […]

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 […]

Blog: Considerations for Conveyor Selection

When considering adding a new or additional conveyor system to your metalworking operation, it’s essential to understand the critical factors involved in the research and selection process. Each type of metal scrap and shop process has unique requirements, making it crucial to prioritize the most vital aspects of a conveyor system tailored to your needs. Critical Goals for Conveyor […]

Product Brochure: PRAB In-Floor Trough Conveyors

Download     Conveyors Still Operating in the Field After 57 YearsLiquid Tight Construction Ideal for High Volume, Coolant Flow ApplicationsPRAB In-floor Trough Conveyors transfer all types of metal chips, fines and turnings, wet or dry bushy wads and tramp metal solids with time and energy saving efficiency. The liquid-tight trough construction is ideal for high-volume coolant flow applications. […]

Product Brochure: Die Cast Scrap Conveyor Systems

Proven to Raise Productivity Up To 60%   Documented Results Achieved by PRAB Customers     Long Lasting Equipment: Conveyors Still Operating in the Field After 57 Years   Scrap aluminum from die cast trim presses drop onto oscillating conveyors that feed onto dual under-floor centralized collection oscillators. Oscillating conveyor deposits scrap into a large 6” […]