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Vibratory Conveyors for Foundry Applications


Would you push a glowing red casting onto a rubber belt? No. How about hot flowing sand onto an apron or metal belt conveyor? Only if you like to sweep. Only one technology meets the demanding environment of a hot and abrasive foundry, and that is vibratory conveyors from General Kinematics. General Kinematic conveyors are made to handle large volumes of a variety of bulk materials. Use to feed, screen, scalp, separate, blend, cool, dry, grade, or spread while conveying, from sand to casting.


Versatile vibratory conveyors from General Kinematics do more than just move materials. The inherent motion of continuously tossing and throwing material forward creates the opportunity to perform one or more processes along the way. Depending upon your application, conveyors can be engineered and constructed with custom trough designs to handle hot, heavy, and/or abrasive materials in the foundry, including sand, sprue, castings, and dross. Conveyors can be constructed using a variety of materials, including mild or abrasion-resistant steel, stainless steel, or special alloys. Special patterns, perforations, and trough thickness can also be specified to meet your application needs. Customize your conveyor to efficiently meet industry standards, company processes, or to control feed rates for your product.


SUPER-DUTY DESIGN Experience very little maintenance and downtime with the super duty design of GK vibratory conveyors. GK’s durable conveyors excel in foundry applications with more safety than ever. Whether you are looking for light, medium, or heavy-duty usage, these low-maintenance machines will continue to perform to full capacity. Should something need replacing, parts are easy to find available and replace with GK’s Parts team.


EFFICIENT DRIVE SYSTEM Conveyors with GK’s signature coil spring drive, SYNCRO-CUSHION™,  require less horsepower to start the machine. Less horsepower required means a smaller motor, and a smaller motor means less electrical consumption and more energy savings. With minimal energy consumption, you can focus more on your product and less on a financial bottom line.


MINIMAL ENERGY USE GK Conveyors are designed using the principle of natural frequency. This design technique uses the harmonics of the machine to store and release energy through the spring system. This means once the machine is running, it requires almost no energy to operate. GK’s consistent energy savings provides a stable solution for your business.


GK Conveyor Technology

General Kinematics offers different types of vibratory conveyors depending on your application. Click the links below to learn more about GK’s different conveyor styles:

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From the scrap yard through your shipping department, GK has a conveyor to help move your foundry materials. Choose your application below from our variety of equipment to learn more about the styles of vibratory conveyors GK can tailor and supply.