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See Us At PackExpo - October 31-November 3, 2010

  
  
  

Please stop by PackExpo booth E5712, and see our conveyors in action!

Stainless Steel Vertical Lift from Resists Rust and Corrosion

  
  
  

A stainless steel version of TKF's high-speed continuous vertical lift resists rust and other corrosion. Its stainless, easy-to-clean surface makes the conveyor ideal for wet or outdoor applications such as those Stainless Steel Vertical Liftfound in the food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries, or processing applications where it needs to be cleaned, or even hosed down regularly. 

The TKF continuous vertical conveyor accepts loads horizontally, conveys them vertically and discharges horizontally in a continuous non-stop operation with loading and unloading in a Z pattern. The lift can reverse direction - either up or down - as required. It features chain speeds up to 120 feet per minute, and depending on the dimensions of the items being conveyed, can output up to 40 loads per minute.

Each load is carried on a moving platform attached to continuous loops of chain. The unique platform carrier is rigid in the horizontal load-carrying position, yet flexible as it loops around the top and bottom sprockets as it returns to the load position. This design feature reduces the overall size of the lift.

Powered conveyors synchronized to the lift platform speed are used in loading and unloading, and are designed for the specific product to be handled, using roller, belt or chain. Five standard lift models are available, with unit load capacities ranging from 5 lbs. to 4,000 lbs., and vertical travel up to 80 feet.

Though they are assembled from pre-engineered modular components, TKF continuous vertical conveyors are customized for each individual application.

Enhancements to Valu-Lift™ Vertical Conveyors From TKF Result in Lower Maintenance Requirements, High Speed

  
  
  

Valu-Lift Vertical Continuous LiftTKF has improved on its popular Valu-Lift™ Vertical Conveyor, redesigning the systems take-up and stub shaft assemblies to utilize internal ball bearings as opposed to bronze bushings. This design enhancement greatly reduces maintenance issues, and increases the life of the assemblies.

The Valu-Lift vertical conveyor is a four-strand, continuous lift, light-duty conveyor designed to handle cartons and other smooth-bottom unit loads up to 50 pounds. It offers economical modular construction and a patented platform designed specifically for efficient high-speed operation, low maintenance and simplified and quick assembly.

The unique platform design consists of simple, lightweight interlocking molded polymer flights with steel connecting pins and lifts at a maximum speed of 118 fpm. The conveyor can operate in up, down or reversible mode.

Standard net lifting heights range up to 20’-0” with customized heights available. The Valu-Lift’s maximum unit load is 50 lbs., with a length of up to 26”, and width of 16”,

Standard safety features include a 24 volt DC control, a current sensing relay, which instantly shuts down the conveyor if it is overloaded, totally enclosed shroud-type tunnel guards and a smooth, clean design.

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