The Tower Press from Charter Machine Company is steered via a center pivot actuator, allowing the belts to be steered from the center and track better. Belt life with this design is over 4,000 hours of operation. The gravity section uses plows to furrow biosolids back and forth. These plows are all connected to a grid that is pneumatically/hydraulically controlled so that an operation only has to turn a switch to lift the entire grid off the press for cleaning and maintenance. This same feature is used for the discharge doctor blades. The operator just has to flip a switch and the blades release off of the belt for cleaning and maintenance. This gravity section is placed only 4 feet off the floor so no platforms and/or stairs are needed. 732/548-4400; www.chartermachine.com
 


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