Press Release Summary:
Designed to withstand harsh washdown environments, ULTRA KLEEN(TM) Wide Slot Take-up Frame offers protection against chemicals used for sanitation, and is suitable for conveyor systems used in poultry, meat, vegetable, fruit, and other food plants. Corrosion resistant frame is available in sizes 300 and 308, and is offered in travel lengths of 3, 6, 9, 12, and 18 in.
Original Press Release:
DODGE® Wide Slot Take-up Frames Now Available in Stainless Steel
Greenville, S.C. (April 5, 2006) The new DODGE ULTRA KLEEN(TM) Wide Slot Take-up Frame is designed to withstand harsh wash down environments found in many food processing applications. The new corrosion resistant take-up frame, constructed of 304 series stainless steel, is the latest in a line of DODGE mounted bearing solutions that offer protection against chemicals used for sanitation. This product is ideal for conveyor systems used in poultry, meat, vegetable, fruit and other food plants.
The new stainless steel take-up frame complements DODGE EZ KLEEN® Wide Slot Ball Bearing products. These bearings offer a rugged, solid-base injected molded, fiberglass reinforced polymer housing with no cavities or fillings where contaminants can be trapped. These polymer bearing housings also feature an anti-microbial agent that helps retard bacterial and fungal growth.
In addition, DODGE E-Z KLEEN Wide Slot Take-up bearings feature the PROGUARD PLUS® positive contact, low drag single lip seal with a stainless steel flinger for maximum protection and grease retention. Available in both setscrew and GRIP TIGHT® mounting methods, these bearings are offered in inch and metric sizes.
The ULTRA KLEEN Wide Slot Take-up Frame is available in sizes 300 and 308, and is offered in travel lengths of 3, 6, 9, 12, and 18 inches.
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