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Skip hoist conveyor transfers each batch from mixer to mill or dump extruder.

The company's skip hoist hoist: see winch.  conveyor Conveyor

A horizontal, inclined, declined, or vertical machine for moving or transporting bulk materials, packages, or objects in a path predetermined by the design of the device and having points of loading and discharge fixed or selective.
, an auxiliary unit for its Techni-Mix, Maxi-Mix and other mixers, is designed to carry a finished batch of rubber compound from a tilt mixer to the next process station, such as a two-roll mill or dump extruder. Intensive mixers such as the Techni-Mix or Maxi-Mix have a mixer body which, after completing the mixing cycle, rotates (tilts) to allow the batch to fall into a bucket on the skip hoist conveyor. The bucket is driven on a track up an incline to reach the drop area of the mill or extruder. The track allows the bucket to rotate and drop the batch in the proper location on the mill or extruder.

The skip hoist design is said to provide an efficient use of floor space and can run within the existing batch cycle time, according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.

2. In keeping with: according to instructions.

 the company. The skip hoist bucket is designed for a clean transfer of the material from the mixer to the extruder throat.

The skip hoist assembly includes an open top steel carrier bucket with chrome (jargon) chrome - (From automotive slang via wargaming) Showy features added to attract users but contributing little or nothing to the power of a system.

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 plated working surfaces; a bucket carriage mounted on four sealed wheels; an inclined track weldment weld·ment  
A unit composed of an assemblage of pieces welded together.

Noun 1. weldment - an assembly of parts welded together
assembly - a group of machine parts that fit together to form a self-contained unit
 with side guards and legs; an AC gearmotor with parallel motor chains for lifting/ lowering the carriage and bucket; end of travel proximity switches; safety and containment screens; push-button (electronics) push-button - A roughly fingertip-sized plastic cover attached to a spring-loaded, normally-open switch, which, when pressed, closes the switch. Typical examples are the keys on a computer or calculator keyboard and mouse buttons.  station raise, lower, stop and e-stop with wiring; and controls to integrate it with the mixer interface.

Skip hoist conveyor models are available for mixer sizes from 20 liters to 110 liters. Custom designs can be readily provided.

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Title Annotation:Equipment
Publication:Rubber World
Date:Mar 22, 2007
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