Anode Screw Jacks operate in temperatures from 0 to +90°C.
Press Release Summary:
December 13, 2005 - Anode jacking system combines positional accuracy, speed variation, and continuous-duty cycles, enabling anode to be adjusted in conjunction with alumina feed. Designed and manufactured for aluminum smelting anodes, complete system includes motors, gearboxes, drive shafts, and couplings. Heavy-duty products feature keyless, hexagonal drive ends; high-temperature grease; double bearing arrangement for worm shaft; and one-piece rod end and lifting screw.
Original Press Release
Anode Screw Jacks
Press release date: November 24, 2005
Extended protection pipe (top and bottom) High temperature grease Hexagonal drive ends (no keys) Double bearing arrangement for worm shaft; plain bearings plus thrust roller bearings One piece rod end and lifting screw (forged) High temperature bright aluminium paint work Operating temperature 0°C to +90°C
These screw jacks are designed with a large overload capacity to cope with:
Side load stresses caused by thermal expansion and contraction of the anode frames. High compressive overloads caused by frozen pots