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Client Issue On the main cane carrier chain at HPCo, the client was unable to get through a milling season with their previous competitors chain. This was due to excessive component wear, caused by cyclical overloading and therefore making the system extremely inefficient. John King Exploration Site Visit John King Sugar Technical Manager, Chris Sweeney visited HPCo in the Philippines […]
The Power feed debarker conveyors manufactured by well-known OEMS such as Andritz is one of the most demanding chain applications on the planet. Our assistance was requested from Andritz Engineers in Uruguay where they were experiencing dramatically reduced operational lifetime of their customers power feed chains, resulting from a multitude of both environmental and operational factors. In this case the […]
The application is a truck dump drive sprocket, handling wood chip. Success of the product in Europe and US is attracting interest whereby the customer is looking for an improved design to reduce cost of ownership, downtime, maintenance and improved safety rating. John Kings have designed and implemented a complete drop in drive unit, that when required, removable sprocket segmental […]
John Kings were approached by an international conveyor builder facing ongoing chain issues because of incorrect chain selection and difficult material (salt cake). After detailed analysis, both on-site and via in house modelling John King Chain implemented the following conveyor conversion resulting in a successfully operating system with 1 year so far of no down time or maintenance. Conversion from […]