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VDG (Van der Graaf), Shelby Township, Mich., showcased its SSV sanitary drum motors designed for hygienic and washdown belt conveyor applications to maintain hygiene and food safety. With an IP69K sealing system, the drum motors can withstand washdown pressure of as much as 3,000 psi, are constructed of 316 stainless steel for corrosion prevention, and are offered as crowned stainless profile, lagged, sprocketed and belt profiles machined directly on to the stainless steel drum to drive modular, wire mesh and monolithic thermoplastic conveyor belts. In addition, the drum motor conveyor drive design has the electric motor, gear drive and all moving components enclosed inside the drum, preventing food by-products from getting trapped, it says.
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