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walking beam

[′wȯk·iŋ ‚bēm]
(mechanical engineering)
A lever that oscillates on a pivot and transmits power in a manner producing a reciprocating or reversible motion; used in rock drilling and oil well pumping.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Steam hissed into the cylinders, the floor shook, the flywheel began to slowly turn and the walking beams started to move.
The Rolling Line consists of a billets cutting saws, a Rotary Heart Furnace for billets with a diameter of 30 m, a cone-type cross roll piercer, five rolling passes with three rolls RMM, a walking beam reheating furnace, a sizing mill with up to 10 passes with three rolls, last stand positions with adjustable rolls, a cooling bed, a straightening machine and pipe cutting saws.
The camera system provides engineers and operators clear, high-resolution images of burner flames, refractory condition, and material alignment and movement inside walking beam, walking hearth, pusher furnaces, and also rotary hearth, annealing and other thermal treatment furnaces found in the steel and metal industries.
The four main types of in-feed conveyor include roller, belt, chain and walking beam. Walking beam conveyor is typically used when moving very heavy duty, durable product such as concrete blocks and bricks.
Equipment designs include Basketless Heat Treating System (BHTS[R]) for the T4, T5, T6, T7 processing of aluminum castings & forgings, Aluminum Modular Furnace Systems, Precision Air Quench Systems, Continuous Mesh Belt Furnace Systems, Roller Hearth Furnace Systems, Screw Hearth Furnace Systems, Rotary Hearth Furnace Systems, Cast Link Belt Furnace Systems, Car Bottom Furnace Systems, Batch Integral Quench Furnace Systems, Walking Beam Furnace Systems and a SCADA system designed especially for the heat treating industry.
The r2b is designed for high speed, high output production and includes an extensive list of features including an: inline walking beam mechanism, no-bag/no-fill sensor, variable speed control, integrated exit conveyor and Telemechanique PLC, and interfaces easily with scales, augers and liquid fillers.
This part was attached to the walking beam and the hanger beam (per the manual).
The case feed accommodates warped or band-marked cases, while a mechanical, walking beam case transfer squares the cases.
ArvinMeritor has developed a new suspension system that is designed to combine the benefits of a conventional air system and a walking beam suspension system.
And Corus, emphasising its commitment to Port Talbot, also announced a significant investment at Port Talbot in re-building a new "walking beam" furnace at the Margam works.
Ishida Europe has developed a 'walking beam' system that operates in conjunction with its QX 775 Traysealer to fill and seal pots of soup at 30 packs per minute at German food manufacturer Mico GmbH's plant in Oederan, Saxony.
The series maintains the "walking beam" transport system principle, with a single lane being the predominant configuration.