Press Release Summary:
PosiGrip Conveyor Gate section provides solution when access behind or through conveyor is required. Roller drive gear teeth are formed directly into rollers and are powered by synchronous belting in positive drive. Self-contained unit operates on standard 110 V electrical supply. There are no separate motors, sprockets, or gears and no welded drive components. Gas spring assists in lifting mechanism. Single sections and drawbridge-type double sections are available.
Original Press Release:
Self-Contained, Powered Conveyor Gate Section from TKF is Lightweight and Operates on Standard 110V Electric
CINCINNATI, OH (May 17, 2005) - TKF is now offering a powered gate section for powered conveyor systems that incorporates its innovative, patented PosiGrip technology to create a unique and effective solution when access behind or through a conveyor section is required.
PosiGrip utilizes lightweight, motorized drive rollers. Roller drive gear teeth are formed directly into the rollers and are powered by smooth, quiet synchronous belting in a positive drive. There are no separate motors, sprockets or gears and no welded drive components. The unit is self-contained and operates on a standard 110V electrical supply. A gas spring assists in the lifting mechanism. The result is a relatively lightweight and very economical and dependable gate section.
Many configurations and sizes can be designed. Widths and lengths are dependent upon the application. Single sections, and drawbridge-type double sections are available.
For more information on the TKF gate section, contact TKF, Inc., 726 Mehring Way, Cincinnati, OH 45203, at (513) 241-5910, Fax (513) 651-2792, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our web site at www.tkf.com.
James C. Walsh