project information: 

End user:
ZF USA
Installation site location:
Gainesville, Georgia, USA
Type of parts to be handled:
Gearboxes and transmissions
Dimensions of parts (l x w x h):
max. 102” x 62” x 50” (max. 2,590 x 1,574 x 1,270 mm)
Weight of parts:
max. 2,200 lbs per wagon (max. 1,000 kg per wagon)
Overall cycle time (transport + handling time):
5.0 min per wagon
Conveyor speed:
• 20 ft. min (6.0 m/min) – transportation
• 4 ft. min (1.22 m/min) - process
Operational capacity per hour:
12 wagons
Loading and unloading of parts:
Manually in stop position
Process temperatures:
max. 212°F (max. 100°C)

CONVEYOR SYSTEM DATA:
Type
P&F400 - Power & Free overhead conveyor
Type of chain:
Cardan chain
 

Wagon design:
12 - wheeled wagon
Length of load bar:
2,590 mm

SYSTEM LENGTH TOTAL:
1073 ft. (327 m)

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ZF, USA - CALDAN Power & Free overhead conveyor
ZF, USA - CALDAN Power & Free overhead conveyor