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Mill liner bolt remover works automaticallyA new Mill Liner Bolt Remover developed by the Centre de Recherche Industrielle du Quebec (CRIQ) in Sainte-Foy, Que., has been successfully implemented at a ...

June 1, 2001 | By MRO Magazine

Mill liner bolt remover works automatically

A new Mill Liner Bolt Remover developed by the Centre de Recherche Industrielle du Quebec (CRIQ) in Sainte-Foy, Que., has been successfully implemented at a large iron-ore production facility in Quebec. The time-saving device, which has been field tested for the past seven years, is an automatic pneumatic tool which combines the operation of screwing/unscrewing the nuts, with ejecting the bolts on the mill liner equipment. It can be mounted on a base or hung from a track and includes an operator panel for remote control operation, allowing movement of the equipment from one nut to the next.


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nveyor line to spur lines, or they can merge products from infeed lines to the main line. Handling a wide variety of packages and cartons, the EWX sortation system from Logix of Mississauga, Ont., achieves a sortation rate of up to 100 cartons per minute, interfacing multiple infeeds and outgoing conveyors to production, storage and shipping zones, as well as to such equipment as palletizers. The system is designed for use with a slider-bed belt conveyor on the main line and a choice of belt, powered or gravity conveyor or chute on the spur line. Features include polyurethane belts, urethane divert wheels and divert angles of 30, 45 or 90 for design versatility. The system runs quietly and is economical to operate.

Logix Conveyor & Palletizing Systems

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um and maximum airflows by using pressure ports, and these airflows can be altered by means of the actuator adjustment screws. This compact, quiet, durable unit varies airflow in response to a 0-VDC to 10-VDC or 4-mA to 20-mA signal, to precisely control temperature, humidity or ventilation rate. An external switch retracts the damper fully for duct cleaning. Made from galvanized steel with neoprene seals, the unit is easy to install and comes in six sizes to fit standard ducts from 4 in. to 12 in. in diameter.


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the Tractel Group’s Montreal-based Griphoist Division is a wireless load indicator that enables data to be read at a distance up of up 55 m (180 ft). An incorporated infra-red transmitter lets the user adjust the parameters from a distance of up to 20 m (66 ft). The unit comes with an accurate hand-held display as well as a computer interface for storing and manipulating data.


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Food-grade grease comes in lined kegs

With a view to reducing wastage, eliminating environmental contamination and facilitating handling and storage, Petro-Canada Lubricants of Mississauga, Ont., is providing its Purity FG grease in 54-kg lined kegs. The company will continue to offer the grease in 175-kg drums, 17-kg pails and 400-g tubes. The new size will appeal to customers who were finding the drums inconvenient to move around their plant and cumbersome to store. These greases are industrial-strength, food-grade lubricants for use on food-processing equipment.


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