Following are some photos of the latest Vacuum Loader Unit manufactured by MECAL and supplied to a Cleaning Contractor who has an exclusive cleaning contract for PortLand Aluminum Smelter , Portland, Victoria, Australia.
The unit uses an exclusive 80% continuous rating vacuum pump by Wieland Lufttechnic of Germany and is powered by a Cummins 6 cylinder turbocharged diesel engine providing 160 KW continuous rating at 2200 RPM .
Fully manufactured by MECAL P/L in Australia, the unit is assembled on an articulated semi-trailer and suitable for both wet and dry operation. It has a rated capacity of 50 tonnes/hr of cement at 10 metre distance with working distance up to 200 metres.
The container can hold 10 cubic metre net. Discharge is by tipping to 55 Degree from horizontal with full opening door hydraulically operated. Robust door locks are also hydraulically operated to provide complete seal for solid or liquid materials.