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Old 02-14-2007, 08:15 PM
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This is at work. We had a conveyor that we had to put a new axle under with air brakes. The new laws are getting quite strict. First I cut and beveled the new axle and burned holes for plug welds then inserted a smaller tube into the axle housing then slid a larger tube over the insert. This is a little overkill but it doesn't hurt. Left a 1/4" gap between the tubes then leveled and tacked it up and welded it out. I did verticals on the core beads to assure all three pieces were welded at the same time. We added new bearings, breaks, tank and landing pads for the pipes on the conveyor. Next we rolled under the conveyor and measured from the center of the pintle hook and welded it to the pipes on the conveyor. The height of this conveyor is adjustable with square tubes welded on the conveyor and pipe welded to the axle. This works great in the gravel pit environment never any binding.
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Old 02-14-2007, 08:20 PM
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Old 02-14-2007, 09:05 PM
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Nice work on the axle.
Wow, new cans and slacks, New Superior rollers, You've been having some fun.

But,, do I see a bow in the lattice frame?
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Old 02-14-2007, 09:07 PM
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very nice job, even new brakes, wow eh!!!!!

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Nice work on the axle.
Wow, new cans and slacks, New Superior rollers, You've been having some fun.

But,, do I see a bow in the lattice frame?
Ya We built about 1000 feet of conveyors about 15 years ago including stacker's and transfers and other conveyors for two closed circuit jaw and cone crusher spreads and they have been threw a lot. Last year this one had 750000 tons over it and the year before a million so they are bent a little here and there.
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very nice job, even new brakes, wow eh!!!!!

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Nice work and pics. That tire in one pic looks like it has a couple of miles on it.
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Nice work and pics. That tire in one pic looks like it has a couple of miles on it.
Thanks Yes it does, off the trucks and onto the convayers but yes that one looks like its close to the rub bars.
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Old 02-14-2007, 09:57 PM
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Very nice job Digr. I enjoy doing stuff like that but not if I have to do it for a living. It than becomes work.
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