TC/American Hot Metal Carrier System Unique System Proves Best Solution
When Victaulic, a manufacturer of fire protection and HVAC equipment, decided to expand its current facility they needed a way to transport hot metal from furnaces to auto-pouring stations. The new system consists of three hot metal carriers: two are in use while the third is used as a back-up. The carriers travel on a closed loop monorail system which is routed around the foundry. A glide switch and spur track provide easy access to the maintenance areas where the third carrier is stored. Benefits: Safe (infrared transmitter), Efficient (weighing system) Easy to operate, reliable, Can be custom-designed (anti-collision system – strobe light flashes when carrier is energized, bell sounds.
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