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Live Decks


Standard Duty Live Deck

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Medium Duty Live Deck
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Log Conveying Equipment - Standard Duty Live Deck

The Mellott Standard Duty Live Decks are designed to convey logs in a variety of situations in sawmill operations.

When these decks are used to convey logs to the carriage, the deck is controlled by two foot pedals. One pedal controls the forward and reverse movement of the chains. The other pedal controls the stop and loader. Joystick, pushbutton and lever controls are optional.

Chain return is through the steel skids making their operation clean and safe. Logs which may be placed on the deck in an angled position will be squared by the Stop and Loader prior to loading on the carriage. Double shafts are eliminated and space is saved on the Mellott Live Decks by the use of our Stop and Loader that pivots around the deck headshaft. The Stop and Loader can be operated by hydraulic or air cylinders.

Mellott Standard Live Deck is offered with standard style or debarker style stop and loader arms and electric or hydraulic drives.

Standard spacings and lengths are available for quick delivery. Special spacing and lengths can be made to order.

DRIVES

The Mellott Live Decks are driven by either an electric or a hydraulic drive.

drives

The hydraulic drive consists of a hydraulic motor that is plugged directly into a shaft mounted speed reducer. The reducer is mounted onto a torque frame. This drive assembly floats on the end of the shaft, reducing strain on the shaft and bearings.

The electric drive consists of a electric motor that transmits power by a belt to a counter shaft. A roller chain connects the counter shaft to reducer input shaft. This drive is also mounted onto a torque frame.

 

 

We have an onsite engineering and design team capable of meeting your specific needs. We will consult and coordinate with you to provide the best options for your application.

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Main System Components

Skids - Stacked Tube:5" SQ x 5/16" Wall Tubing
Cross Sills:W8 x 24# Beam
Wear Strip:5/8" A.R. Plate
Chain:WH78 Welded Steel (fully heat treated)
Drive:Tulsa G23 Reducer
Loader Operation:Single Cylinder
Headshaft:2-7/16" Diameter

Options

Hydraulic Drive:Eaton Series "H"
Electric Drive:5 HP or 7.5 HP Motor
Standard Length with Standard Stop and Load and Nose Skids:22'-0" (Custom lengths available)
Standard Length with Debarker Stop and Loader:18'-9" (Custom lengths available)
Standard Spacing - 2 Chain:72"
Standard Spacing - 3 Chain:63-3/4", 51-3/4"
Standard Spacing - 4 Chain:36", 36", 48"