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Apron Feeder extracting coal from a hopper on a floating barge to feed a major power plant. Apron Feeder extracting copper ore from a truck dump hopper to a gyratory crusher. Over a Century of Expertise Backed by over 140 years of experience and expertise, Metso Apron Feeders set the world standard in quality, durability, and reliability. Metso has been designing and building apron feeders for more than a century. In that time, we have continually driven performance and innovation, including introduction of the first crawler tractor type apron feeder. This rugged and reliable design remains...

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Apron Feeder installed under a crushed copper ore stockpile. Apron Feeder at a major cement producer extracting clay from a storage bin. Designed to Suit the Most Important Application... Yours. Benefits of the Metso Apron Feeder put it in a class by itself. Metso offers a robust design with an intense commitment to quality and attention to detail. The main benefit to the end user is ruggedness and dependability for heavy-duty operations. The bottom line: reduced downtime and lower overall cost. Ideally suited for feeding large, lumpy, abrasive and heavy materials during wet, sticky or...

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Head Drive Shaft The head shaft bearing and sprockets are mounted on a heavy-duty, machine drive shaft. Shaft sizes are manufactured from hot-rolled or forged steel and range from 5.5"(140 mm) to 17" (430 mm) diameter, depending on power requirements. Anti-Friction Bearings The head shaft is mounted on large, doublerow, self-aligning spherical roller bearings. These bearings are selected to provide extremely long life to minimize maintenance requirements and downtime. All shaft bearings have been designed for a minimum of 100,000 hours of B-10 life. Bearings are grease-lubricated and grease...

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Impact Rail Impact rails are used to prevent permanent deformation of the pans during severe impact loading, yet provide ample clearance to prevent pans from dragging. Two impact rails are typically used on feeders 60” (1524 mm) and wider that have direct impacting. (Note: no impact rails furnished with 24”and 30”widths). Heavy-Duty Chain Crawler tractor-type chain is used on all models of Metso apron feeders. This chain features hardened links, pins and bushings, all made from heat-treated alloy steel. The chain links are drop-forged for greater weight carrying capacity and strength. Chain...

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Rugged Apron Feeder Accessories... For Your Specific Application Needs A complete line of Metso Apron Feeder accessories and auxiliary equipment makes your feeder adaptable to nearly any application. Metso custom-designs and manufactures durable accessories to last the life of your feeder while requiring minimal maintenance or added costs. Drive Units A wide range of drive unit options is offered to meet nearly any requirement. Available units include constant speed electric, variable speed AC or variable speed hydraulic drives. Dribble Drag/Belt Conveyors When required for cleanup, feeders...

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Expect results It is our promise to our customers and the essence of our strategy. It is the attitude we share globally; our business is to deliver results to our customers, to help them reach their goals. metso Metso Minerals Industries, Inc., 4000 Town Center Blvd., Ste. 400, Canonsburg, PA 15317, USA, tel +1 412 269 5000, fax +1 412 269 5161, www.metso.com

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