Materials Handling Systems
Dramatic improvements in output, efficiency and safety with standard or bespoke conveyors, loaders & transfer systems.
No matter how fast your saw can cut, its productivity will always be limited by the ability to feed material to the machine and to take it away.
The efficient handling of material through your production lines saves considerable time and money by continually feeding stock to a bandsaw, circular saw, steelworker or any other metal workshop machine. In some instances customers have found that production has doubled.
Prosaw supply off-the-shelf material handling or we can manufacture bespoke material handling systems that are designed to suit your application and budget.
"Let the chain take the strain" - Powered roller conveyors allow easy positioning of material to any type of equipment. With a controlled speed, operators can move heavy pieces of material from a simple control console.
One way to increase production is the use of material stillage arms. Either mounted on the infeed or outfeed conveyors, stillage arms can hold stock lengths of material or cut pieces allowing the machine to keep processing whilst the work piece is carried away.
To fully automate a number of machines, magazine loaders allow multiple stock lengths to be placed on them and keep feeding an automatic machine thus increasing production with less loading time.
When repeated cut length accuracy is required, manual measuring stops offer a simple and effective solution. Allowing a length to be set for multiple cut pieces.
Turning a semi-automatic machine into an automatic is easy with incremental material feeders. These can move material to a given length quickly and accurately.
For traceability or simply despatch, a labelling system helps speed up the process of marking material that has been processed.
Roller conveyors are available in various builds, widths and load bearing capacity that can be adjusted or manufactured to suit your machine bed height.
Our precision engineered measuring systems ensure that components are consistently cut to tolerance, reducing the waste of material and time.
Optional Materials Handling Equipment
Optional materials handling system equipment includes fixed and adjustable vertical rollers, conveyor gateways, conveyor coolant trays, coated rollers and lifting rollers.
The conveyance of material through the working environment is controlled and constrained through channels that may be fenced and guarded thus improving safety.
Forklifts and overhead cranes can be relieved for other duties with a well thought out design.
Prosaw will design and build a system to suit your individual requirements. Visit our special applications page for more information about bespoke sawing machines and materials handling systems.