Model 656A

Fast Acting Plough

The Model 656A Fast Acting Belt Plough has been designed to handle and sort a wide range of products, with minimum impact to the bag during the plough divert operation. The unit has been designed to be used in conjunction with the Daifuku Logan range of Model 571 Belt and Queue Conveyors and with Model 688 Horizontal Claim Conveyors.

The Model 656A Belt Plough is of modular design enabling the unit to be supplied to suit the customer’s specific needs. These include variations in conveyor width, mounting method and various types of outfeed e.g. sort chute, gravity roller, petty wheel chute, powered belt conveyor etc.

General Construction

The motorised belt plough can be an independently floor mounted unit adjacent to the line conveyor for maximum stability. Alternatively it can be fixed direct to the conveyor frame.

The arm of the plough is of steel box section construction with a slider bed surface over which the plough belt runs. The diverter belt runs between vertically orientated drive and end pulleys. Belt tensioning is achieved by adjusting the end pulley.


TYPICAL ISOMETRIC VIEW OF
FAST ACTING BELT PLOUGH

The drive and end pulleys are fitted with grease packed precision bearings. The drive pulley is mounted on an extended drive shaft, which is driven by a geared motor, through a V belt drive arrangement.

The drive for the diverting motion is an integral geared motor mounted to the underside of the support frame. The motor is a 0.75 kW T.E.F.C., 1440 rpm. In certain applications the divert action may be controlled through AC Inverter.

A machined drive flange is fixed to the output shaft of the gearbox, which in turn is connected through a link bar mechanism to the main pivoting shaft of the plough arm. In this way the rotary action of the drive gearbox is transferred into the linear motion of the plough arm. The drive flange completes 360° of travel for one full plough cycle.

A proximity type electrical sensor will detect when the plough arm has reached the out position. When diverting multiple bags, this will be used to stop the plough in the ‘out’ position. A second sensor will also indicate when the arm has returned to the ‘home’ position, causing the arm to stop.

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Daifuku Logan IS deliverING the pilot baggage handling system standard 3 migration of GROUPE ADP at PARIS - Charles de Gaulle terminal 3

March 17

DAIFUKU LOGAN, Ivry (November, 2016) — Daifuku Logan Ltd, a subsidiary of Daifuku Co. Ltd Airport Technologies Group and a leading provider of airport baggage handling systems – announced today a Standard 3 Baggage Handling contract with Groupe ADP in France.

Daifuku Logan has been entrusted by Groupe ADP the migration of the baggage handling system security process from “Standard 2” to “Standard 3” at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Terminal 3.

This project includes the entire replacement of the conveying systems, the baggage security process with the integration of “Standard 3” machines and automatic sortation functions.

The first phase of the project took place in Hall A and has been operational since the beginning of April 2016. The new system has a capacity of 1,800 bags per hour with two “Standard 3” screening machines. In the second phase, Hall B is currently being upgraded and will be operational in the first quarter of 2017.

This pilot project is an unique opportunity for Groupe ADP to obtain invaluable experience for future “Standard 3” upgrades of all their baggage handling systems in Paris-Orly and Paris-Charles de Gaulle.

Ron Osborne, Managing Director Daifuku Logan said: "We are very proud of Groupe ADP confidence in Daifuku to deliver their pilot sites and with great pleasure we have successfully integrated their first Standard 3 machines”.

Daifuku Logan is part of the Daifuku Airport Technologies division that has already installed more than 430 CT security screening machines.

Daifuku provides baggage handling systems and services at hundreds of global installations. The airport group consists of Jervis B. Webb Company, BCS Group, Daifuku Logan, Logan Teleflex and Elite Line Services (ELS).

About Daifuku Logan

Daifuku Logan is a subsidiary of Daifuku Co. Ltd., an industry leader in providing robust, durable, reliable, and energy efficient baggage handling systems. For over 70 years the Daifuku Group has been developing seamless innovation in automated material handling solutions.

With a full range of baggage system products, solutions and services, Daifuku Logan is one of the few companies in the world able to provide for all aspects of a baggage system solution from design to hand over and operations & maintenance.

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