Bar receiving and discharging device in a siderurgical facility

  • US 5,301,794 A
  • Filed: 01/29/1993
  • Issued: 04/12/1994
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/31/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. Device for receiving bars incoming along two parallel guides in a sideurgicial facility, in order to discharge said bars onto a cooling bed, characterized in that said device comprises at least one first element provided, at its bottom portion, with two channels lined up with said parallel guides in order to constitute a substantial extension thereof, with each of said channels showing a downwards orientated opening running throughout its length, for each channel a shutter means being provided in order to act as a closure means for said channel opening, which shutter means are supports by respective arms swinging around respective point means parallel to, and at a higher level than, said channels, said arms being each linked, through a respective tie-rod, with an idle crank installed on a cam rotatably actuated by a ratiomotor in order to reciprocate said shutter means between a closed-channel position and an open-channel position, in which said channel shutter means is spaced apart from said channel said shutter means being supported on said arms with support elements being interposed, which are linked to the arms by means of two pins arranged spaced apart from each other along the length of said arms, in order to enable the shutter means to undergo a hinged movement, such as to move them away from the corresponding channel opening, upon one of said pins being removed.

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