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PalPharmaHoist – systems for discharging, docking, feeding, tipping and blending of product in IBC’s, Bins and Totes

The PalPharmaHoist range of post hoist systems require no additional ceiling support at high load capacities or stroke and can be offered with a range of attachments to suit your application including Forks, Platform, Charging and Blending. It can lift heights of 6m/ 20ft can be reached with a lateral reach of 2m/7ft achieved dependent on weight of your product and is suitable for drums up to 2000kg.  Available in mid steel through to 316 stainless steel / Hastelloy UK design and manufacture with CE approval.

Typical applications for the PalPharma Hoist

  • Discharging product from a drum of FIBC into a receiving vessel at high level
  • Discharging product from a drum or FIBC into a reactor thus alleviates the need for a platform
  • Feeding product into a blender or mixer
  • Feeding product into a dryer
  • Docking a drum or IBC onto an Isolator or Tipping Station
  • Feeding tablets into a tablet coater
  • Tipping product within a Laminar Flow air hood to prevent dust contamination to the surrounding area
  • Feeding packaging lines
  • Docking split butterfly values together with minimal downward force on the receiving half of the value or the supporting structure
  • Can be used in conjunction with a discharge squeeze funnel for high containment product transfer operations

Features and benefits

  • Dual handed operations with fail safe ‘dead man’ operation OR PLC OR EPROM control
  • Raise, lower, rotate, advance, retreat, slew and return pneumatic and electric powered actuation options (no hydraulics)
  • Suitable for ATEX environment to Zone 1/21 T4 with documentation
  • Static or mobile options
  • Can be conveyor, wheeled dolly, vacuum lifter or manually fed
  • 90, 180, 360 degrees (blending) rotation
  • 0-359 manual or powered lateral slewing
  • Drum cradle options included over centre clamp, ratchet clamp, discharge cone, open base for wheeled dolly
  • Can handle a range of product diameter, heights and weights
  • Inner liner retention feature
  • Operator controls can be located to customer preference
  • Vibration on drum cradle to aid discharge of sticky product
  • FDA approved gasket and seals
  • Heights and weights designed to suit the application requirements therefore no engineering and hence cost excess
  • Loss in weight weighing system
  • Can be equipped with a split butterfly value for high potency transfer applications
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