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RUD’s apron conveyors are suitable for a wide range of applications, such as high-temperature materials, waste, aggregate, dry ash handling, mineral processing, and kiln applications.

RUD apron feeders increase the efficiency of bulk material handling in high-temperature and high-abrasive applications. They are extremely versatile and can convey bulk materials without causing spillage or degradation.

The advantages of a RUD apron feeder are:

Project:

RUD Australia was tasked to design, build and install an apron feeder conveyor for an automotive recycling operation. The scope of the project was to offer a complete solution to solve issues around moving shredded auto parts.

Challenges:

The outdated handling process had individual aprons with rollers installed that required constant maintenance. The goal was to increase production and reliability while minimising maintenance and unplanned shutdowns.

Available data at the engagement stage:

The RUD Solution:

RUD designed, manufactured and commissioned a workable solution as part of the improvement project. The RUD-engineered round steel chains proved to be a successful improvement over the plate and bushing pin-type chains.

The Result:

Comments:

Technical Details:

Specifications Dimensions
Horizontal Conveying Length 8.2 Metres.
Hopper Capacity 24 m3.
Inclined Conveying Length 7 Metres.
Horizontal Conveying Length - Top 0.65 Metres.
Linear Speed 0.1 m/s typical speed 0.2 m/s maximum.
Conveyed Material 50mm average height of material, 900Kg/m³ average density, process 50T p/hr.
Chain Capacity 566kN (break load).
Apron Pans 89 pieces at 480 centres, each weighing 120kg. Minimum 1550mm wide.

If you want to know how the team at RUD can help you, please call us on 07 3809 1300 or fill out an enquiry form here.

Smart Solution for Lashing Requirements.

Introducing OPTILASH FIX and OPTILASH CLICK, a flexible system of lashing points. They come in an integrated retainer housing to add or remove lashing points and provide significant cost savings in the long term.

How can you benefit by using OPTILASH:

 Available to order. Call us on 07 3809 1300 or visit our OPTILASH product pages FIX or CLICK.

Australia's biggest truck, trailer and automotive show, Brisbane Truck Show will be held at the Brisbane Convention Centre from 18-21 May 2023. RUD Australia and Endurequip Hoists will be on display on Stand #380 with the Australian-Made Portalift Hoists, A-Frame Trailer Adaptors, Vehicle Stands and the RUD Load-Securing Lashing Solutions.

The Brisbane Truck Show is recognised internationally amongst the world’s leading industry business events and organised by the Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA) for over fifty years. The 2023 event promises the biggest line-up of trucks, trailers, components, equipment and technology in the Southern Hemisphere.

Endurequip Hoists is part of RUD Australia and is manufactured in Brisbane as a proud Australian-Made brand for over 35 years. It is the most trusted portable heavy vehicle hoist promoting Australian manufacturing through:

✅ Offering Superior Quality
✅ Supporting Local Businesses
✅ Supporting Local Job Creation

In addition, RUD will be showcasing load-securing solutions such as:

 

Brisbane Truck Show Information:

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For more information on RUD Load-Securing Solutions or Endurequip Hoists click here to send us an enquiry.

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