Chain Feeders

ABON Feeders have several unique features to exploit over other feeder models

ABON Chain Feeder
  • ABON Chain Feeders
  • ABON Feeder Sizer

Overview

The ABON Chain Feeder is designed to transfer material from the feed side towards the discharge “Head Chute” side of the Feeder at a constant volumetric rate.
The feeder electric motor drives the Feeder head shaft via a torque limiting coupling and bevel helical reducer. Sprockets on the head shaft mesh with two strands of the Feeder Chain, each strand is situated on either side of the deck.
Flightbars are attached between the two Feeder chains. These flightbars transfer the material constant volumetric rate to the discharge end.

  • ABON Feeders have several unique features to exploit over other Feeder models:
    The modular design of the feeder allows the unit to be easily broken down into components, no more than 10 tonne, allowing the unit to be easily barged to site and easily assembled in situ.
  • All modules are keyed and bolted, and when connected will hold it’s own load.

FLSmidth ABON’s heavy, robust build has been designed for a life in excess of 20 years.

Construction Features

Modular Robust Design
ABON’s heavy, robust build has been designed for a life in excess of 20 years. The modular design allows the unit to be easily broken down into components. All modules are keyed and bolted. The top deck will withstand dumping of full loads from side tippers without destruction.

Chain
ABON’s standard chain has a 6” pitch. Chain breakage is practically designed out as chain pull is 240 tonne per strand. The ABON Chain Feeder operates at low speeds (0.08 - 0.35 metres per second) which promote long wear life of chain, sprockets and flight bars .

Maintenance
Top and bottom decks are 600mm apart to enable visual inspections. Access for inspections is via inspection hatches along bottom deck. Daily service is limited to visual inspection only of sight glasses fitted to oil baths.

  • The top deck will withstand dumping of full loads from side tippers without destruction
  • ABON’s standard chain has a 6” pitch
  • All oil lubrication

 

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The ABON Chain Feeder and Sizer are easily coupled together to become an ABON Feeder Sizer

  1. The ABON Feeder and Sizer concept has no restriction in the flow of material, which prevents blockages, therefore a constant flow is provided.
  2. There are no jolting effects on the chain should larger rock boulders with compressive strengths of up to 250 Mpa be encountered.
  3. The ABON Sizer will provide a cubical / non slabby product, which could result in less wear and tear on the discharge conveyor.
  4. Due to it’s low roll speed the ABON Primary Sizer is suitable for minimising fines (minus 0.5 mm).
  5. The ABON Feeder and Sizer concept is maintenance friendly and will provide a cost saving in the years to come.
  6. Replacement of the Sizer teeth can easily be carried out with the Sizer withdrawn to the maintenance position.
ABON Feeder Sizer