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CT Entry-level Model Through-feed Blast Cleaning Machine

Challenge

The market responded a need for cost-effective continuous machine models for foundries and forges with a smaller production or with smaller workpieces. 

Solution

CT-2 Entry-level Model in Popular CT Range

Wheelabrator is expanding its popular CT range of continuous through-feed shot blast machines with the introduction of a new, entry-level model. The new CT-2-45/7-430 has been designed specifically as a flexible and extremely cost-effective model - perfect for forges and foundries that are looking for automation, integration and high Wheelabrator quality.This entry-level version was developed not by compromising on quality but by simplifying a proven design down to a solid basic version that can be customised with a range of optional features.

The drum, with its smaller diameter, is single-walled and the number of blast wheels available is fixed at two. This means the machine is best suited to processing smaller parts or smaller quantities of larger parts (up to 700mm diagonal).

Viktor Lussi, from the Wheelabrator Technology Centre in Zürich, where the machine was developed, explains: “We have been evolving our CT range over the past 40 years and it continues to be a highly popular machine for high-tech, high-volume production in foundries and forges around the world.

“It’s a hugely versatile range and our machines in the field include very powerful specimens at one end, to this new entry-level model, offering sophisticated levels of automation, integration and process reliability.

“With the CT-2-45/7-430, we’re responding to demand for integration-ready machines from customers who are new to the CT range. As for all our heavy-duty machines, reliability, durability and ease of maintenance were key considerations when designing our new addition to the CT family.”

The CT range offers continuous, automated and flexible blast cleaning of tumble-proof parts, such as castings and forgings, and is ideally suited to integrated, high-volume production and mixed product runs. For forges and foundries this means efficient cleaning operations with minimal space and storage requirements, short transport distances, and little or no need for manual handling of parts.

The CT principle

The centerpiece of all CT machines is a continuous apron conveyor that reliably tumbles parts for all-round blast coverage. The blast wheels are arranged to cover the width of the apron conveyor, pointing directly into the ‘apron’, where the parts are being tumbled along. Blast intensity is controlled by varying the part throughput rate. Exposure of the workpiece to the abrasive stream is controlled by the volume of castings. This results in the best possible cleaning effect and minimal wear on machine components and abrasive. Barrel rotation speed and abrasive throughput are electronically controlled, based on preprogrammed parameters.

In conjunction with sister company DISA, Wheelabrator offers CT machines as part of a complete, integrated foundry production line – with continuous workpiece flow from liquid metal to cleaned part.

What This Means For You

  • Fully automatic production
  • Improved production and product consistency
  • Short transport distances, no intermediate stocking
  • Little or no need for manual handling of uncleaned parts
  • Reduced operating costs, blast cleaning is integrated in automatic production line
  • Leading technology, outstanding experience

 

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mais de 18 semanas

Tecnologia:

Jateamento com turbina

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