Feed Chute Transport

Rapid extraction, transportation and replacement of mill feed chutes is vital to a fast reline. Removing the feed chute is the first activity once the mill is stopped. It allows access to the inside of the mill. With constant vibration and an often corrosive environment, the older a feed chute gets, the harder it is to remove. This is exacerbated with the trend to bigger chutes. RME’s wide range of feed chute technologies provide safe and efficient solutions for every situation, including rail based systems and rubber tyred, multi-wheel systems.

  1. RUSSELL FCT Multi

    RUSSELL FCT Multi

    The transportation of a fully choked large feed chute will exert one of the largest floor loads in a modern processing plant. The new RUSSELL Multi Wheel Feed Chute Transporter significantly reduces the floor load by increasing the number of wheels and...

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  2. RUSSELL FCT Classic

    RUSSELL FCT Classic

    The ability of the RUSSELL Feed Chute Transporters to safely and quickly extract and completely remove a mills feed chute away from a mill greatly enhances the start of the reline process and the space available in front of the mill for relining access....

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  3. RUSSELL FCT Rail

    RUSSELL FCT Rail

    RME's Rail Mount Feed Chute Transporters (FCT) interface between embedded floor rails and feed chutes. 'R1' type FCT's provide powered travel back and forth along mill feed chute rails. 'R2' type FCT's provide additonal travel sideways (left and right)...

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  4. Feed Chute Base

    Feed Chute Base

    RME’s Unpowered Feed Chute Bases (UFCBs) interface between embedded floor rails, feed chutes and RME’s Powered Feed Chute Transporters (classic or multi wheeled). They can provide a reliable interface between several mills of different sizes...

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