Rack and Pinion slide gate

Rack and Pinion slide gate

Overview:

  • As the name implies, the rack and pinion slide gates work on the principle of a rack and pinion gear set. When activated, this rack and pinion mechanism moves the slide plate open or closed with the help of a hand wheel, rollers and plate retainers.
  • Due to their simple construction, rack and pinion gates can be relied on to operate after months of inactivity. This is especially important in powerhouse and industrial applications. 
  • Those in the grain industry find rack and pinion slide gates to be a popular option because they are extraordinarily strong steel gates with a simple design that is easy to install and use. They are cost-effective and flexible, as you can use them almost anywhere along your applications.

Application Area:

  • 600mm to 1200mm rack and pinion gates can be used to load trucks from small coal or rock bins.
  • As maintenance gates ahead of coal feeders, pulverisers, crushers, and alternate process systems.
  • A popular option in the grain industry as they are extraordinarily strong steel gates with a simple design that is easy to install and use.

Salient Features:

  • Rack and Pinion Operation – Heavy-duty, reliable rack and pinion gear set is used.
  • Heavy Duty Slide Plate
  • UHMW Retainers – used because of its durability and high release properties.
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