If the mill comes in contact with metal while grinding, Damage Defense system will alert the grinder control and automatically initiate the shutdown process. The system idles the engine down, reverses the infeed or tub and disengages the clutch. Once the contaminant is cleared, normal operation can resume.
“The optional Damage Defense system is ideal for any tub or horizontal grinder operation that may encounter metal mixed in their incoming material”
Says Jeff Bradley, Vermeer product manager for Recycling and Forestry.
“The system can be factory-installed on new Vermeer grinders, and is available as a refitted option for many older Vermeer grinder models.”
The Vermeer Damage Defense system uses exclusive technology to reduce the possibility of severe damage when large metal objects enter the hammermill, and operators can easily adjust the sensitivity settings for jobsite conditions to help reduce nuisance shutdowns. It is integrated into the grinder’s controls system, and features robust components and a weather-resistant box.
Vermeer Corporation delivers a real impact in a progressing world through the manufacture of high-quality tree care, environmental, underground construction, surface mining and agricultural equipment. With a reputation for durability and reliability, that equipment is backed by localized customer service and support provided by independent dealers around the world.Click here for more information about the Vermeer Damage Defense systemClick here for related articles and news on Size ReductionSearch for Size Reduction manufacturers in our equipment guide
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