Ferrous and non-ferrous metals can be quickly placed in 20-ft. and 40-ft. shipping containers using the Best Process Solutions Container Loading System.
There are three major components of the Best Process Solutions (BPS) system: a vibratory hopper feeder, a loading belt conveyor and system controls.
The surge hopper is made of half-inch plate. It has a holding capacity of about 15 cubic yards and includes a manually adjustable product flow control gate, which allows the operator to control the product feed rate.
The hopper and vibratory feeder share a common support base in BPS’ design. The cantilevered belt conveyor has a belt speed of 500-1000 FPM, to allow more material to stack up in the container.
“The loading operation is simple,” a press release noted. “A truck backs up to the conveyor allowing the conveyor to go inside the container. Then the operator starts the vibratory feeder and conveyor. As the container is loading, the truck driver slowly pulls forward, allowing the container to be loaded.”
The container loading system includes a system controls package with a variable frequency drive for both the vibratory feeder and the belt conveyor, mounted in a NEMA 12/4 UL/cull listed enclosure that incorporates all necessary operator functions. As an additional option, load cells or a belt scale are available.
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