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Avoid Carryover-Related Conveyance Delays

Carryover (also known as carryback) is an issue that can cause maintenance issues for even the most efficient stamping operation. In addition to the potential production and revenue lost, these delays can also lead to injuries when workers attempt to clear any blockages. Regardless of if the material being conveyed consists of slugs, trim pieces, or stringy turnings, PRAB […]

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 […]

Reducing Conveyor Downtime

When it comes to conveying recyclable metal there are several crucial considerations that need to be made to ensure the conveyor will perform efficiently and reliably. Among them: How heavy will the load be? What volume of material will need to be conveyed? How far will the material have to travel? What will the composition of the material be? Is […]

Reducing Conveyor Downtime

This white paper will address how: • Conveyor design reduces carryover • Pre-conditioning metal scrap improves material transfer • Build quality significantly impacts maintenance     How to Increase Conveyor Utilization and Keep Metalworking Processes MovingBy Mike Hook, Sales & Marketing Director, PRAB Introduction Conveyors are said to be the workhorses of production. The conveyors used to […]

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: 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 Pivot Belt Conveyor

Download     Proven to Raise Productivity Up to 60%Customers are Experiencing Increased Productivity and SafetyPRAB’s Pivot Belt™ Conveyor with Rigidized™ belt surface prevents scrap from sticking to the belt, while exclusively designed pivoting hinges flip scrap effortlessly into your hopper. Raised pusher flights keep material moving while the seamless, one-piece pan beneath, collects oily fluids to reduce housekeeping […]