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Headco Machine Fabricates Safer Solutiion - 05/02/17
Lyco Washer hydraulic system in Pickle plant expensive to
operate, maintain and very dangerous according to customer.
Convert from hydraulic to mechanical drives. Headco
Machine went to customer’s facility and took necessary
measurement's to fabricate new end bells. Worked with
Cone drive and came up with drives that would supply
enough HP and speed, chose sprockets, chains and bearings
to support rollers.
Customer no longer has loss of product due to contamination, far less maintenance and loss of production. Not to mention elimination of slip and fall hazards and Noise levels.
Safety and Noise: Priceless
Maintenance repair parts and 85 labor hours: $18,300.00
Direct Labor (21 hours): $8700.00
Absorbent mats and waste removal: $630.00
Raw product loss due to contamination: $3600.00
Lost production (21 hours): $65,240.00