Main frames are MC12 structural steel channel; 3" x 3" x ¼" spreader angles on 60" (maximum) centers; 7 gauge steel deck and ½" thick joint plate.
Leg support structures are fabricated from minimum 10" structural steel channels, with 3" x 3" ¼" spreader angles.
All Sliderbed conveyors utilize heavy duty rubber belting.
Heavy and tail shafts are 1045 cold-rolled steel bar mounted in Dodge type SCM pillow block ball bearings.
Head and tail pulleys are crown face, with taper lock shaft bearings. Pulleys are sized per unit specifications. Head pulleys are drum style with (minimum) ¼" lagging installed by manufacturer. Tail pulleys are wing style, self-cleaning.
Sliderbed drive assemblies are engineered and sized on an individual unit basis, per the customers specifications. All drive components are assembled and tested at the factory prior to shipment.
Expanded metal side guards exist when conveyor is adjacent to all work stations and where any sections are easily accessible from walkways, stairs, platforms, etc. All moving components are enclosed with OSHA approved guards.
The Engineering Department of Karl W. Schmidt & Associates, Inc. incorporates all the elements required to provide our customers with the equipment or system which will best suite the unique conditions of their operation. The engineering staff includes the Department Manager, Senior Project Manager, Designers, Electrical Designer and drafting personnel.
Karl W. Schmidt & Associates, Inc. (KWS), 3900 East 68th Avenue, Commerce City, CO 80022. Tel: 303-287-7400; Fax: 303-287-7474.