Conveyor Components Company Offers Model VA and VA-X Bucket Elevator Alignment Control
Conveyor Components Company, Croswell, Michigan, offers the model VA and VA-X bucket elevator alignment control, with a heavy duty cast aluminum housing. The model VA and VA-X is designed to indicate when the head or boot section of a bucket elevator drifts too far out of alignment. This unit can be used to signal a problem or simply shut down the bucket elevator leg before further damage can occur.
This control device has a sequential 2-pole double-break microswitch rated for 20 amps at 120 VAC, 240 VAC, or 480 VAC. The switch actuation and linkage arms are field adjustable with a 3/32-inch hex wrench adjustment. The metal roller is bi-directional and designed to survive in difficult environments. The housing is rugged cast aluminum with a specially designed non-accumulating pocket. The model VA microswitch is rated for NEMA 4 weatherproof, or NEMA 7/9 explosion proof (model VA-X). Epoxy powder coating or polyester powder coating is available as an option.