Bricking Solutions offers hydraulic and incline conveyors to increase maintenance efficiency and reduce worker physical strain. Made from heavy-duty aluminum, these conveyors increase efficiency and safety, while minimizing damage to kilns and refractory materials during routine maintenance.
“Refractory installation is time-consuming but unavoidable,” said Heather Harding, Bricking Solutions managing director. “We strive to make routine installation safer, easier and faster for our clients by designing equipment that ensures crews can work effectively no matter what they’re up against.”
The company’s conveyors are made from 6061-T6 aircraft aluminum and sections weigh 35 to 42 lb., making transportation and installation easy for a small crew. The light weight coupled with a modular design allows for quick setup in as little as one to two hours, depending on the length of the conveyor and site conditions. Hydraulic conveyors are also equipped with easy-to-assemble 10-ft. belt sections that form a continuous surface up to 250 ft. long.
Using a 5-hp hydraulic drive, the hydraulic conveyor moves up to 2,000 lb. in either direction at a rate of up to 150 ft. per minute. Three width options – 12, 20 and 30 in. – and the flexibility provided by the modular construction allow engineers to custom design conveyors to fit any site. These conveyors can be set up on the ground, spring boards or elevated on adjustable legs for safe operation, regardless of terrain.
The incline conveyor relies on an electric motor to transfer brick and refractory with minimal effort. The unit pairs with any size bricking machine and is ideal for difficult-to-access sites where forklifts are unable to operate. Operating height is between 5 ft., 11 in. with a 20-degree incline and 11 ft., 5 in. with a 40-degree incline. Wheels are attached to the base section for easily adjusting slope. The 1-hp motor, requiring a 110/220-volt connection, is capable of moving 15 to 20 bricks per minute.
All Bricking Solution conveyors come with standard safety features that protect crews and worksites.
Bricking Solutions Inc., www.brickingsolutions.com