MFE-150 - Lateral Chain Feeder for Moulders

The Lateral Chain Feeder Model MFE-150 is designed for continuous feed up to 150 feet per minute of fixed or random length pieces into a moulder.
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MFE-150 Lateral Chain Feeder for Moulders
MFE-150 Lateral Chain Feeder View 1
MFE-150 Lateral Chain Feeder View 2
MFE-150 Lateral Chain Feeder - Wheels
MFE-150 Lateral Chain Feeder - Control
MFE-150 Lateral Chain Feeder - Standard Guiding Tunnel
MFE-150 Lateral Chain Feeder for Moulders

The Lateral Chain Feeder Model MFE-150 is designed for continuous feed up to 150 feet per minute of fixed or random length pieces into a moulder.

OPERATION

  • On the feed table, boards are automatically placed along the feed line by perpendicular strands of chains
  • A pneumatic system lowers chain carriage between each feed cycle, thus preventing unnecessary friction between the piece being fed and the reserve material
  • Boards are automatically driven in sequence by a combination of two powered wheels located under the material and two top pressurized wheels

STANDARD FEATURES

  • 36 inch feed table length
  • Standard working height from 32" to 36"
  • Moulding length capacity 3' to 8', 12' or 16', according to model selection
  • Two bottom feed wheels made of steel, powered by electric motor with variable speed
  • Torque control module on feed wheels VFD to maintain constant pressure without slipping
  • Two top pressurized wheels, non-motorized
  • Additional UHMW supports during feeding
  • Easy to access thickness adjustment at the front of the feeder
  • Feed chains powered by electric motor with variable speed
  • Interface relay to stop feeding cycle when moulder feed is stopped
  • Adjustable reference lateral fence, ½" movement into slot, need tools to make setup
  • Feeding wheels with hardened surfaces
  • Bridge or guiding tunnel between feeder and moulder, up to 4' long. Tunnel custom lengths available on request
  • Additional chain transfer length capacity (to a maximum of 6 additional feet)
  • Steel plates between chains
  • Platen chains recommended for softwood species
  • One additional chain for shorter material down to 18" minimum length
  • Pressurized lateral guide with roller bearing end
  • Adjustable Fence of ½" movement on reference line, accessible from the operator position
  • Custom working height

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