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Tilghman (Wheelabrator) Throughfeed, Pressure Fed, Air Driven, Automatic, Twin Vertical Reciprocating, 8 Gun, Shot Peener

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Direct Site Clearance Price [?]
£ 37,500 (+ VAT)
Clearance ends
30 June 2021 13:30 GMT while stocks last
Part of a Direct Site Clearance
BAE Systems Brough, UK
Condition
Seen working by RSW, Excellent Condition
Location
Brough, Yorkshire, UK
Stock No
SA922S
Manufacturer
Tilghman (Wheelabrator)
Model
Automatic Reciprocating 8 Gun Shotpeening
Year of Manufacture
1994
Serial
C8651
Condition
Seen working by RSW, Excellent Condition
Work Envelope (WxDxH mm) [?]
9000 x 2000 (High)
Work Handling Method
Horizontal Travelling Flight Bar
Other Info
RUN HOURS - TOTAL 59 WEEKS ONLY
Location
Brough, Yorkshire, UK
External Dimensions (WxDxH mm) [?]
O/A - 23,700 x 7500 x 6500mm

Description

** Availability for Collection late June 2021, Please Call to Discuss Potential Alternative Arrangements  **

Tilghman Wheelabrato,r Throughfeed, Pressure Fed, Air Driven, Automatic, Twin Vertical Reciprocating, 8 Gun, Shotpeening Machine

For the Surface preparation of aluminium alloy by Wheelabrator 8 gun air driven vertical pneumatic reciprocating shot peening machine. Preparing aircraft components for further chemical surface treatments.

Load / unload same end under crane - See crane image included in the sale

Loading flight bar has 30 Jig/position  on 300 mm centres across the full 9 metre length.

Accessible flight bar to facilitate load/unload end is 9000 mm long

Working drop:- 2250 mm actual Auto blast gun reciprocation is 2000 mm work height

Flight bar travels from load to unload through sequence within blasting chamber zones 1-6. As detailed below.

Flight bar passes straight through and out into 7000 mm open space opposite end to load/unload to facilitate ALL 30 jig/parts, passing through full double sided blasting coverage.

Each Jig position being covered/blasted by both right & left hand reciprocators. 4 guns each (8 in total)

Former BAE Systems Machinery

This plant is one of several machines acquired during BAE System's reorganisation of their manufacturing facility at Brough, UK.
Their worldwide reputation for quality is reflected in the machinery and maintenance of their manufacturing plant.
Many of these machines include features that are necessary for the manufacture and servicing of high quality aviation and aerospace components,
but can provide a benefit to any industry.

INTERNAL CONFIGURATION

Zone 1 - Entry vestibule with twin double layered rubber flap curtains to stop media escape.

Zone 2 - Double sided air knife blow off/ cleaning station to remove any surface debris from product to be blasted.
300 mm clearance x 2000 air knife fed from independent high pressure air blower.

ONWARD INTO BLASTING CHAMBER

Fully rubber lined (see images) condition of rubber confirms very low run hours (less than 3000 hours) and high maintenance schedule.

Zone 3 (a) - Twin 4 gun right hand reciprocators on entry. Hydraulically driven reciprocating vertical blasting arm, 2000 mm stroke height.
Reciprocator carries 4 x adjustable Blast guns. Variable speed reciprocator and gun angle adjustment.

Zone 3 (b) - Twin 4 gun left hand reciprocators on exit. Hydraulically driven reciprocating vertical blasting arms, 2000 mm stroke height.
Reciprocator carries 4 x adjustable Blast guns. Variable speed reciprocator and gun angle adjustment.

Zone 4 - Double side air knife/blow off/ cleaning station to remove any surface debris media from product.
300 mm clearance x 2000 mm, air knife fed from independent high pressure air blower. This air knife cleans off media

Zone 5- Exit vestibule with twin double layered rubber flap curtains to stop media escape.

Zone 6 - Flight bar passes into clear space. See data over 7000 mm etc.

Flight bar then returns passing through ALL six zones, back to load/unload position 

1400 mm centre to centre 4 gun reciprocators
1500 mm entry air knife to first right hand reciprocator
1500 mm second left hand reciprocator to exit air knife 

SA922S ancillaries

Fan:
18.5kW Motor
Dims in acoustic – 1600 x 1950 x 1700mm
Dims out of acoustic – 1100 x 1600 x 1500mm

Dust Extractor:
Dims – 2400 x 1850 x 4230mm
(splits @ 2320mm)
Has lifting points

Cyclones: 2 off
2000 x 1200 x 5700mm
Steelwork/frame is in 1 piece so will need to be laid down.
Steps/platform can be removed.
All ductwork will have to be supported prior to disconnection of cyclones.

Compressor:
Dims – 2000 x 3600 x 1600mm
Manufacturer - ECOAIR
Model – D150/8
S/N – 901188890
Yom – 1994
Hours run – 2383
3000rpm
8bar
110kW
17.9m3

Air Receiver:
Dims – Ø1000 x 3000mm high
Manufacturer - Cool Technology
S/N – R70559/1
Yom. – 1994
Max Temp – 100 °C
Min temp- -10 °C
Capacity – 1500 ltrs
Test Pressure – 16.5bar

Compressed Air Dryer:
Dims – 970 x 1020 x 1760mm
Manufacturer – HANKINSON
S/N – 0365-9T-0405-018
Refrigerant – R-22
Charge – 2.3kg
Power – 380-420v / 3ph / 50Hz / 3.8kW / 7.8A

Ultrafilter:
Dims – 800 x 560 x 825mm
Model – ULTRASEP PLUS 60

 

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Additional files

Photographs taken prior refurbishment. Our refurbishment service is not available on all machines.