Thursday, January 14, 2010

Eriez Launches Grate Magnets For Processing Sector

Eriez Magnetics Europe has announced the launch of its Prograde range of grate magnets. The line includes grate magnets available in Xtreme Rare Earth magnetic strength, suitable for applications in all processing industries. All Prograde products are available for immediate despatch. The Prograde Square, Rectangular and Round permanent magnetic grates are designed to remove ferrous contamination in hoppers, chutes, floor openings and other areas where free-flowing materials are present.

They are of a sanitary construction, which makes them suitable for the food industry and other processing applications. The Prograde Easy to Clean Grate in Housing is also available; consisting of two rows of staggered magnets, it is designed to enable operators to quickly remove accumulated fine iron contamination and clean the magnets. All of the grates in the Prograde range are manufactured with a glass bead surface finish and stainless-steel construction.

Another new Prograde product is the Eriez Ceramic Permanent Magnetic Hoppagrid. The Hoppagrid magnet is a low-strength device for removing tramp iron from free-flowing granular or powdered materials. It is predominantly used in the plastics industry to stop damage to equipment resulting from ferrous metal contamination, such as nails, nuts, bolts and screws.

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