|Bulk Bag Gantry|
Bulk Bag Gantries are used to lift Bulk Bags (aka Super Sacks) into position over a Ground Hopper.
Bulk Bag Gantries and Ground Hoppers are generally used in conjunction with Gruber Systems’ Autocaster Ultra continuous casting systems. Ground Hoppers provide a longer term supply of fillers to the metering hoppers mounted on top of the Autocaster system - so that the continuous casting capability of the Autocaster is not interrupted by the need to resupply the metering hoppers.
Depending on your physical layout, and flexibility desired of handling these bulk bags, you have a choice of Ground Hoppers and Gantries, as well as associated Bulk Bag Pallet Roller Conveyors to help automate the staging of bulk fillers in your operation.
Generally, bulk bags are staged below the gantry, or are transported to that location with a bulk bag conveyor track (see illustration at right). The bags are often stored in a remote location, and the bulk bag conveyor can simplify the transfer of the bag to where the Ground Hopper is located. Alternatively, fork lifts can transport these bulk bags as well, but when a fork lift does not have access to the staging area below the Ground Hopper, Bulk Bag Conveyor's offer a very convenient method of moving bulk fillers into position.
Once the bulk bags are positioned below the hoist, the bulk bag is hoisted off its pallet, and the trolley moves the bulk bag into position immediately above the Ground Hopper. As shown in the illustration at right, the hoist will suspend the bulk bag over the Ground Hopper until the bulk bag is emptied. Once emptied, the bag is lowered, and a new bag is picked up and placed into position to continue the production process.
Note: Custom size Gantries are available upon request - call!
Specifications: 4 leg Bulk Bag Gantry
4000 lb Capacity Electric Hoist - #0831215
4000 lb Capacity Trolley - #0831217
Bulk Bag Suspender - #162769
Festoon Trolley - #