These heavy-duty positioning machines promote safety by handling the hard work of positioning carcasses for deboning. In this application, round rail linear guides are employed in an elevator that brings product to an overhead monorail crane system. Horizontal motion is driven by a zero-setup linear motion assembly with a stainless steel Micron gearhead. These components must be extremely durable and must withstand high-pressure, caustic washdowns, to ensure food safety.
The monorail crane system is modular, lightweight, and simple and fast to install.
The Thomson linear system and food-grade gearhead are well suited to harsh washdown environments. Thomson also offers as an alternative to pre-assembled systems the widest available family of linear guides and components to construct custom linear systems.