Hump yards or sorting yards are used to separate incoming boxcars and direct them onto various tracks, depending on their final destination. This is accomplished by pushing boxcars onto a “hump” or a hill, and allowing them to roll down the other side by gravity, which directs them onto the correct track.
A pneumatic counterbalance system compensates for the weight of the slide and upper die on a press. The system also reduces gear and drive component damage that occurs from high force loadings when the slide reverses direction.
ROSS CONTROLS® knows the Glass Industry. We use a proven poppet technology with our valves, and can work with you on custom “ROSS/FLEX®” designs.
Risk assessment is a requirement in any machine guarding standard updated within the past decade. If anyone can put a body part into a point of operation, you must determine the risk to which they are exposed. (more…)
Cylinder applications must consider what happens to the application’s safety function with the loss of air pressure.
Pilot Operated Check Valves, otherwise known as PO Checks, are used wherever a high-flow or remotely-controlled checking function is needed to provide cylinders to automatically stop in the event of the loss of electrical power or system air. (more…)
ROSS Crossmirror® Double Valves provides control reliable cylinder/actuator control resulting in increased safety and savings. (more…)