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KNOLL: Central Systems

A completely automatic “System Solution” for the transport or treatment of chips or coolant. These are individual systems and components that are linked to form one complete system – a Central System.

A suitable system depends on the project requirements. This may be, for example, classical, rigid chip conveying systems (belt conveyors) or modern, flexible, cross-linked bulk goods transportation systems (pumping or suction technology). halls and machine layout, machining processes, materials, chip volume and length of conveying path, but also the degree of automation, flexibility, environmental stipulations, disposal costs and budgets are a selection of criteria which our planning experts take into consideration in the design of a suitable system.

KNOLL can offer you all required services, from planning to production to start-up, all from a single source. KNOLL customer service ensures safe and economical operation. Additionally if the system is to be expanded or reconfigured, KNOLL is the right partner for you.

Systems with Pump Technology
A conveyor and filter system with pump technology is suitable for fully-automatic chip transport from several processing machines to a central filter system. Cooling lubricant serves as the carrier medium.

Systems with Extraction Technology
A conveyor system with extraction technology is suitable for fully-automatic chip transport from several processing machines to a central collection point. Room air serves as the carrier medium.

Systems with Collecting Conveyors
Collecting conveyor systems are required to bring metal chips and small parts from production to a central collection point.

Systems for Chip Processing
The treatment of chips has many advantages: they are dry and separated by type, so disposal costs are low. Depending on the material, it may even be possible to sell the chips.

Accessories
As a supplier of complete solutions KNOLL offers customers all accessories for KNOLL Central Systems:

  • Pumps – For the mechanical-engineering and automotive industries
  • Swarf Trolleys – For stable emptying
  • Coolant + Lubricant Tempering equipment – For preheating and heating or cooling of cooling lubricants and other media
  • Foreign Oil Separators – For maintaining cooling lubricants
  • Coolant + Lubricant metering and mixing devices – For metering and mixing stable and homogeneous cooling lubricants or solutions
  • Magnetic Separators – For cleaning cooling lubricants to remove ferromagnetic contaminants
  • Chip Centrifuges – For automatically de-oiling short metal chips
  • Chip Compactors – For briquetting (compacting) metal chips as an economical and ecological alternative to chip processing
  • Lifting + Tipping Devices – Equipment for emptying the contents of chip trolleys or material hoppers into containers, chip mills or centrifuges

 

Please contact us for more information on Central Systems from KNOLL.

 

 

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HORN High Speed Whirling

 

HIGH-SPEED-WHIRLING
New technology for shorter machining times

High productivity through turning and whirling operations performed simultaneously

• Long tool life and excellent surface quality as a result of pre-turning the thread diameter
• Machine and Process Technology partners Index / Traub

Please contact us for more information on this new product.

 

 

 

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KNOLL Scraper Belt Chip Conveyor K

 

For the transport  of short broken metal chips  and small pieces from machine tools. Installation possible as individual conveyor or interlinked system. Suitable for short steel  chips, needle chips (e.g. brass), cast chips  and cast abrasion, dry processing and wet processing.

Function

A scraper belt continuously moves the material to be conveyed on the container bottom to the discharge point. This continuous scraper belt consists of two chain strands connected through conveying bars. The scraper belt drive is carried out with a three­ phase geared motor with overload protection. Optional limit switch or monitoring of belt tracking. Also pre-­cleaning of the coolant / lubricant is possible with wet processing.

Product Information:

Scraper Belt Chip Conveyor K Brochure

KNOLL Range of Chip Conveyors

 

 

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KNOLL : Superfine Filter MicroPur®

 

The MicroPur® is a backflush filter for separating superfine impurities from oils. The ideal area of application is tool grinding of hard metal and HSS. In addition to standardised plants for single or several machines, KNOLL offers individual central plants for entire fields of production. Because of its ability to recover valuable raw materials without filter aids, its low power consumption and its low maintenance costs, the filter is particularly economical.

Features of the MicroPur® Filter

  • High filter fineness (1-3 µm)
  • Fast and effective regeneration cycle, low backflush volume
  • Energy-efficient backflush without air
  • Easy to maintain thanks to good accessibility and fast replacement of filter cartridges
  • Inexpensive, back-flushable filter cartridges
  • Energy-efficient, demand-controlled pump control
  • Flexible modular system requiring minimal space

Filtration Concept

The filter pump delivers the cooling lubricants tangentially into the filter bowls. Centrifugal force causes larger solids to accumulate already on the housing wall. Then the fluid flows through the filter cartridges from the outside inwards and reaches the filtered coolant tank in the form of filtrate. A filter cake (concentrate) forms on the surface of the filter cartridge; this filter cake supports microfiltration like an additional deep-bed filter.

Regeneration

The growing filter cake causes a reduction in the volumetric flow or an increase in the pressure differential at the filter cartridge. The regeneration phase starts in response to pressure or time control: The feed valve closes and the drain valve opens. The flush pump conveys for a short time the filtered fluid from the inside outwards through the filter cartridge. This dissolves the filter cake and flushes the particles into the drain tank. The fluid is further concentrated by a downstream facility for sludge preparation.

 

Product Information & Case Studies:

Superfine Filter MicroPur® Brochure

Case Study – HiTeCH AG

Case Study – Emuge