This machine was tested and qualified in PROTEM workshop on 1st Octo ber 1997 and delivered to a plant. This equipment, consisting in 2 identical and independent lines, is capable of:- Cutting metallic drums bottoms and covers (each line operates is appropriate for drums of all dimensions, after a quick and easy set-up). The cut is done 50 mm from the cover of the bottom. The drum diameter distortion does not exceed 3 mm. - Sorting operation. mptying the drums on a waste removal conveyor. . - Disposing of the destroyed drums (including covers and bottoms) through a hupper towards a crusher. - Total conveying of the drums from the glove box entry (elevator) to the glove box exit (hupper, crusher and/or waste removal conveyor)- Performance : 60 drums/hour. The equipment is made of :- Cutting machine and emptying device :• Both cutting machines are identical and diametrical. • Each cutting machine can cut 118 l, 120 or 200 liters metallic drums after a quick adjustment of the wheel-holder carriage. - Structure and conveying system:• The structure is made of a steel welded frame fixed onto the glove box. - Drum manipulator made of :• A manipulator conveying the drum under the cutting machine TF896 as well as the disposal of the central part of the drum. • A plate with suction pads which keeps and disposes of the drum bottom and cover. • A conveyor in the entry chamber and upstream the manipulator.
AUTOMATIC CUTTING AND EMPTYING OF METALLIC DRUMS WSPE-DB0128
- AUTOMATIC CUTTING AND EMPTYING OF METALLIC DRUMS