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Project information

Materials handling with CALDAN overhead conveyor
End user:
Montupet (UK) Ltd. / Linamar
Installation site location:
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Type of parts to be handled:

Automotive castings – Nodes & Sub-frames
Dimensions of parts (l x w x h):
Node: max. 450 x 405 x 330 mm
Sub-frame: max. 454 x 1175 x 264 mm
Weight of parts:
max. 120 kg per wagon
Dimensions of wagon arrangement (l x w x h):
max. 500 x 1400 x 1300 mm
Overall cycle time (transport plus handling time):
60 seconds
Conveyor speed:
10.0 m/min
Operational capacity per hour:
60 wagons
Loading and unloading of parts:
Manually in stop position
Process temperatures:
max. 40°C

P&F400 – Power & Free overhead conveyor
Type of chain:
Cardan chain

Wagon design:
8-wheeled wagon, 60 wagons in the system
Accumulation distance, approximately:
In line: 700 mm
Special Equipment:
Anti sway Pushers for load and unload positions

347 m

 PROJECT: transport of automotive castings 

P&F400 – Power & Free overhead conveyor in operation @ LINAMAR, Belfast

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