SPRINGFIELD, OH – Palmer Manufacturing Supply, Inc., announced recently, installation of an innovative mold handling system for sand reclamation in Caterpillar's Mapleton, Illinois facility.
Details of this sand reclamation system that provides enormous flexibility in terms of handling heavy molds and different mold sizes:
• Size: 18,000 lb Molds
• Rate: Every 72 seconds
• Elevates: 18 ft and moves 22 ft laterally
• Concept, design, engineering, assembly and testing all completed in-house
• Integrations with equipment from EMI and Didion
"We were pleased to be selected by Caterpillar for this demanding, complex, and highly custom project," said Jack Palmer, President of Palmer Manufacturing Supply, Inc.
"In less than 20 weeks we completed a project that has never been done before. We integrated systems from EMI and Didion to make a complete turnkey operation from poured molds to grain sized reclaimed sand. The Palmer Tripper Car receives different size molds with weights up to 18,000 lb from a moving plow," he added.
About Palmer Manufacturing & Supply, Inc.
Palmer specializes in the production of heavy-duty No-Bake foundry equipment including: sand mixers, molding systems, core room equipment, sand reclamation, mold handlers, etc., and complete foundry systems and engineering services. More info www.palmermfg.com
Palmer MFG & Supply
18 Bechtle Ave.
Springfield, OH 45504 USA
Toll Free: 800-457-5456