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the PRAB Auto-Take Up automatically monitors tension using load cells on chain conveyors, including steel belt conveyors, drag conveyors, the PRAB ScrapVeyor, and more. The system is wired to a PLC control panel, which monitors tension and automatically tightens the belt to eliminate manual adjustments and downtime. It can be added to new…
The PRAB Bundle Breaker installs in a conveyor’s in-feed hopper, where dual rotating cylinders agitate the material, shredding stringy wads of chips, turnings, and bundles apart to allow for effective processing in downstream equipment. The PRAB Bundle Breaker may be added to an existing conveyor or incorporated into a new PRAB metal scrap…
PRAB Inc.’s E-Series Chip Processing System reduces volumes of metal turnings into thumbnail-size chips, separates oil and dry chips, and collects oil for reuse. According to the company, it engineers and manufacturers the equipment based on the exact needs and specifications of the application.
PRAB offers the vertical-axis crusher and diagonal-shaft centrifuge/wringer system for reclaiming cutting fluids and reducing bushy metal turnings into dry shovel-grade chips. Dry chips reduce haul-away costs, mitigate risk of spillage or environmental fines, and offer greater returns on metal with dealers.
PRAB Inc., Kalamazoo, Mich., this week debuted a Screw Conveyor engineered to effectively move a range of metal scrap from chips to bundled turnings, according to a Feb. 1 news release from PRAB. The Screw Conveyor is said to be ideal for applications where scrap is dumped into the conveyor or infeed hopper in a load. The PRAB Screw Conveyor uses…
PRAB Inc. offers a heavy-duty, open-frame steel belt conveyor designed to minimize downtime and increase worker safety. The exclusive design allows operators or maintenance personnel to quickly and easily see if carry-over has fallen between the belt. The removable guard panels to allow for easy access to the area between the belt and the bottom…
PRAB has developed a skid-mounted chip processing system for low-volume applications.
PRAB enhances its line of Ultrafiltration Systems for metalworking companies that separate emulsified oils and suspended solids from wastewater and coolant.
PRAB's Candle Filter is specifically engineered to meet the challenges of effectively removing fine particulate from spent oil in Honing and EDM machining applications and Tungsten carbide tool and steel ball grinding applications.
Mitigate the rising cost of wastewater disposal by recycling and reusing water with EVALED Vacuum Evaporation and Distillation technology from Veolia Water Technologies of Italy – in partnership with PRAB.
Recently, PRAB has added fully automatic centrifuges, which means there is little to no maintenance associated with cleaning the centrifuge.
PRAB offers the Vertical Axis Crusher to quickly reduce turnings and bulky wads of metal into shovel-grade chips.
PRAB designs and builds drag conveyors specifically designed to handle the challenging operating conditions of industrial metalworking.
PRAB Inc. says its heavy-duty, open-frame, steel-belt conveyor minimizes downtime and improves worker safety. The design allows workers to quickly see if carry-over has fallen.
PRAB Inc. introduces an exclusive new feature for monitoring and controlling coolant concentration in its Guardian Coolant Recycling System.
PRAB's Diagonal-Shaft Wringer reclaims costly cutting fluids and produces more valuable dry chips.
PRAB's Tramp oil Separator removes harmful tramp oils from coolant and wash water, improving machine performance, decreasing tool wear, and optimizing the effectiveness of cleaning processes and filtering.
PRAB's Dualpak briquetter adds value to scrap, reduces volumes and transportation costs, and helps manufacturers comply with EPA regulations by removing hazardous cutting fluid from material.
PRAB's unique Pivot Belt conveyor is engineered specifically for moving oily, thin-gauge trim scrap, stamping slugs, motor laminations and eyelet press scrap without carryover.
PRAB's centrifuge/wringer efficiently adds value to scrap metal while reclaiming up to 98 percent of valuable cutting fluids.
PRAB Inc. has engineered and manufactured chip and fluid filtration systems for over 60 years. Throughout the last decade, as more metal working companies recognize the cost savings and operational advantages in optimizing their scrap metal processing, PRAB has expanded its chip and fluid systems offering to include more modular equipment layout.
PRAB Paper bed filters extend coolant and tool life, increase surface finish an average of 27 percent, and control bacteria contamination.
PRAB's customer service field technicians are available for routine scheduled maintenance to ensure conveyors and chip processing systems are working properly and at peak efficiency. The Managed Maintenance Program (MMP) is designed to keep customers operating smoothly for years to come.
PRAB has recently released an innovative off-set trough design for its ScrapVeyor stamping scrap conveyor to meet the unique space requirements for retrofit in-floor applications.
PRAB's Guardian coolant recycling system is a fluid reclamation management tool for operations with industrial coolant or washwater reservoirs.
Metal scrap processing and fluid recycling equipment can answer essential hazardous waste questions.
For metalworking operations looking to cut expenses, recycling cutting fluids is an avenue worth exploring. 
Typically in a scrap handling process, the how and where the scrap is collected and disposed of is not part of the conveyor system's design—but should be. That how and where could be crucial to the longevity of your conveyor. PRAB Inc., Kalamazoo, Mich., has a free, downloadable white paper on "The Importance of Design Elements in…
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PRAB Product Manager Jack Huver demonstrates the engineering power of the Vertical Axis Crusher as it quickly and efficiently preconditions metal scrap into smaller, more manageable chips in this brief online video.
The PRAB E-Series Chip Processing System is a dependable, fully automated system for turnings volume reduction and solid-liquid separation of small to medium volumes of flowable chips.
Mike Hill, vice president of sales and marketing for PRAB, Kalamazoo, Mich., discussed effective chip and fluid management issues during his Fast Track Seminar, hosted at the Cutting Tool Engineering booth during IMTS.
See how the PRAB Guardian recycles your spent cutting fluids
Mike Hill, vice president of sales and marketing for PRAB, Kalamazoo, Mich., provides an overview of the briquetting operation featured at the PRAB booth during IMTS 2010.
PRAB demonstrates its E-Series Turnings and Chip Processing system as well as its High Volume Aluminum chip handling system as part of Cutting Tool Engineering's June 2022 cover story.

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KMC Global, a group of wholly owned, autonomous companies—including PRAB Inc.—that manufacture equipment designed to enhance how industries process material, announces the expansion of its Controls & Automation division to serve outside markets.