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Metso RCM  Series(Reversible chain-driven mover)

Metso RCM Series (Reversible chain-driven mover)

Recommended for moving 1 to 30 railcars.

The reversible car mover allows for spotting accuracy ± 15.24 cm (6 inches) and reversibility.

  • Reversible, ± 15.24 cm (± 6”) spotting accuracy
  • Chain driven
  • Mounted to the outside of rail (on ties or concrete)
  • Pit-mounted (standard), or above ground drive locations
  • AC electric (standard), or hydraulic drive options
  • Pusher dogs capture truck (store when not in use)
  • Travels approximately 18.3 m (60 ft.) or more
  • Standard pushing force:  6,350 – 18,100 kp (14,000 - 40,000 lbf.)
  • Can handle over 30 cars (straight/level track) with tall dog configuration

Note:  Level track preferred; Grades require use of wheel stops

  • Reversible indexing at a low cost investment
  • Good for gravity receiving operations
  • Excellent for flood loading
  • Eliminates manual labor
  • No wire rope
  • Installs in limited space
  • Minimal foundation work

Coal, iron ore, wood chips, potash, grain, fertilizer, and a sundry of other bulk materials.

Applicable industries:

  • Ports and terminals
  • Steel works
  • Electric power
  • Minerals processing plants
  • Quarries and aggregate plants
  • Pulp and paper mills
  • Feed and grain
  • Fertilizer
  • Potash
  • Anywhere solid or liquid materials are loaded or unloaded for rail transport

How it works ?

The RCM Series(Reversible chain-driven mover) utilizes a gearbox, driven by an electric or hydraulic drive, to pull a closed loop of chain. The ends of the chain attach to a pusher carriage containing two pusher dogs that capture the side of the frame of a railcar truck. 

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