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Electro Module

06 August 2015

Stacked Cans

Warner Electric Model EM Series Brake with CBC Control for Can Stacking Elevator

A large manufacturer of steel cans uses a vertical elevator to create layers of cans which are then stretch wrapped for shipment to their food packaging customer. The process allows for layers of cans to be lifted and a new layer formed at the bottom of the stack. The process repeats until a stack, about 10 ft. tall, is formed and then stretch wrapped to maintain the stack integrity during shipment. As the stack of cans builds, the weight being lifted increases with each layer.

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