EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND DATA - CONTINUED
LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS - CONTINUED
Elevator Speed Reducer and
Powers elevator at two forward speeds and one reverse speed. Motor
can be removed to lower profile of elevator in preparation for transport.
Hydraulically-operated back wall of bowl moves forward to push load
from bowl during unloading/spreading operations. Can be folded
down to reduce height in preparation for transport.
Bowl Retracting Floor
Retracts, as ejector moves forward, to facilitate dumping operations.
Bowl Lift Cylinders
One on each side lower bowl to desired height for self-loading.
Cylinders raise bowl for haul to dump (fill) area.
Bowl Cutting Edge
Leading edge at bottom of bowl floor. Three types of cutting edges
can be configured, depending on soil type and depth of cut desired:
straight edge (low penetration/finishing operations), stinger edge
(center cutting edge extended - medium penetration), and teeth edge
(high penetration). Distance between cutting edge and elevator flights
may be adjusted to accommodate differing soil conditions.