Loading & Transfer Systems

000 0380The loading system is designed to accommodate angle iron stock 20, 40, and 60 foot standard lengths; and flat bar stock of 20 foot standard lengths. The loading system is physically positioned adjacent to the angle line infeed conveyor. It will load the stock material onto the infeed conveyor one piece at a time. This loading system has several lines of lugged chain supported on a heavy-duty framework with a set-down area provided for breaking down bundled stock material. Standard provided length of storage area is 12'. The lugged chain is indexed forward by a hydraulic motor that feeds material one piece at a time into the infeed conveyor.

Outfeed conveyor system with automatic kickoff sequencing, material is conveyed with solid heat-treated Vee-Rolls powered with AC servo drives. Optional lengths are available from 20 to 120 feet in length.

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FRANKLIN MANUFACTURING, INC. based in Russellville, AL. provides total solutions with its standard product line of CNC structural fabricating machines. With extensive experience in steel fabricating equipment, Franklin’s CNC equipment is used in several markets worldwide including pre-engineered steel buildings, heavy structural fabrication and joist fabrication. Franklin’s philosophy for complete in-house responsibility of design engineering, manufacturing, fabrication, CNC controls, software development, customer service and installation is all encompassed in its 400,000 sq ft facility.

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