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Project information

Surface treatment line with CALDAN overhead conveyor
End user:
CATERPILLAR, Skinningrove
Installation site location:
United Kingdom
Type of parts to be handled:
Metal components for construction machinery
Dimensions of parts (l x w x h):
max. 1,676 x 304 x 1,676 mm
Weight of parts:
max. 850 kg per wagon
Overall cycle time (transport plus handling time):
– 80 seconds per wagon
Conveyor speed:
6.0 – 10.0 m/min – transportation
2.0 m/min – process areas
Operational capacity per hour:
45 wagons
Loading and unloading of parts:
Manually in stop position
CALDAN lift station:
Guided version in loading/unloading zones
Process temperatures:
max. 220 °C

P&F400 – Power & Free overhead conveyor
Type of chain:
Cardan chain
Wagon design:
12 – wheeled wagon
Length of load bar:
1,676 mm

256 m.

PROJECT: surface treatment of parts for construction machinery 

P&F400 – Power & Free overhead conveyor in operation @ CATERPILLAR 

CALDAN Conveyor A/S • Roeddikvej 91 • DK-8464 Galten • DENMARK • Tel. +45 8694 7071 • Mail. cc(at)

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