The perforated basket is made of stainless steel (AIST 304 / 316) in standard size. It consists of top flange made of stainless steel and bottom flange of cast iron lined with stainless steel sheet, which is well balanced statistically and dynamically. The outer body is also made of S.S. Sheet.
C.I. Bearing housing is mounted on the central boss of the main bed. The main shaft is of alloy steel and is precisely machined to withstand the loads caused by the centrifugal force. The bearings supporting the main shaft are heavy duty roller and thrust bearings.
The complete machine is suspended by heavy-duty CAST IRON PENDULUMS -3 NOS with universal oscillating steel pins with heavy steel springs and gunmetal bushes. This arrangement removes the vibration while the machine is running.
The revolving cage is driven by vertical T.E.F.C. motor fixed on the main channel frame. The motor is fitted with dead load proof centrifugal clutch pulley for progressive starting of the machine, which removes the initial load on the motor.
Brake is controlled by spring-loaded auto lever. And it fitted with fedrolined external shoe brakes. This brings the heavy internal basket to an effective stop in 20 - 40 seconds.
The machine is provided with the following safety features: