NEW Almex Choice
TechTools Custom Tools for All your lightweight conveyor needs
INTRODUCING A new member of the Almex family of innovative products: Almex Choice™ TechTools Shaw Almex Industries is pleased to offer you a new line of custom manufactured tools for lightweight products. Each tool is designed for your unique belting requirements. Engineered to be low-cost, reliable, and easily serviced, Almex Choice™ TechTools are specially designed for quick set-up, unlike most tools on the market. And, each tool comes with a two-year warranty. Bring the tool directly to the application! Most tool are on castors, so they're easily portable, drastically reducing setup time. Manufactured in North America, Almex Choice™ TechTools have quick deliveries and uphold the Almex Group reputation for quality products. From setup to splicing, Almex provides tried and true solutions for all your belting needs.
ON-SITE TRAINING Upon delivery, Almex Group can offer setup and on-site training, so you can get to know all the ins and outs of your new tools. For more information on these additional services, please contact:
800-461-4351. Ext 332
SIDE HEAD GUN
VERSATOOL S/R/GW SLITTER, ROUTER, V-GUIDE WELDER WIDTH 2 M
LENGTH 1 M
VOLTAGE 230 3PH
WEIGHT 250 KG
MAX WIDTH OPEN THROAT
Increase sales by enhancing your custom belt service offerings! As the name implies, the Almex Choice™ VersaTool does it all. Provide your clients with custom-tailored belts for their specific operation with the AT-VT. This automated tool slits the belt longitudinally and grinds the belt in preparation for adhering the V-guides. Whether you’re currently slitting, routing and welding by hand, or you’re working with a competitor’s machine, you must upgrade to the VersaTool.
FEATURES • Sturdy frame with adjustable guides for cutting various belt widths
Optional Components: AT-VT-EF
Extendable fence for belts up to 3m wide
• Open-throated design for wide material and endless conveyor belts • Table top and beam • Strong, adjustable pressure rollers for feeding the belt • Adjustable cutting head • Grinder mounted on adjustable head • Six sizes of profile discs: K6, K8, O, A, B, C
Additional profile wheels
• Heat welding tool
• Router to prep fabric side of belts
Extra slitting blade
• Hot air gun with nozzles and digital temperature readout • Side arm for prepping small circumference belts • Two movable arms for belt tracking • Durable Teflon welding board • Movable, easy to use control box with production rate to set speed • Small footprint (no belt tension or floor track is required) • Castors for ultimate portability
MAX LOAD N/A
MAX THICKNESS 11 MM
MIN LENGTH 320 MM
CLEAT WELDER Give your clients more creative cleat-fabricating solutions! The Almex Choice™ CleatWelder is reliable, serviceable and makes cleat welding a snap! The AT-CW adheres cleats to the belt surface with a hot air gun, even on a perpendicular angle. The capabilities are endless – from a beef cleat to a three-metre-wide belt, this machine can handle it all. Custom cleating is a necessity in the plastics belt market. With the AT-CW in your tool lineup, you will quickly become an expert solutions provider in difficult conveyor applications.
FEATURES • Sturdy frame • Table top and beam
• Fitting head with adjustable speed and hot air blower • Fitting wheel • Hot air gun
• Adjustable guides to keep the belt straight
Additional fitting wheel
• Adjustable disc to accommodate most cleat profiles, up to 3" high • Castors for ultimate portability
Additional tailor made nozzle
CLEATWELDER 1.2M UP TO 3M AVAILABLE WIDTH
2M FINGERPUNCH WIDTH
3M FINGERPUNCH UP TO 4M AVAILABLE 3.5 M
European quality... without the price tag! The Almex Choice™ FingerPunch punches both ends of the belt at the same time, eliminating waste. This fully automatic and pneumatic machine makes finger punching quick and easy. Suitable for prepping finger and finger-over-finger splices for PVC and polyurethane belts up to 8mm thick and 3m wide. Prep belts for splicing more efficiently and economically with this incomparable punch!
FEATURES • Sturdy subframe • Automated 8" cylinder, steel punching head for straight and angled configurations • Punching board • High-speed steel blades • Two pneumatic cylinder clamps to hold belt in place • Control panel • Up to 100 psi air supply • Unattended operation during punching operation • Castors for ultimate portability SPEED
150 SURFACEGRINDER WIDTH 1 M
300 SURFACEGRINDER 1 M
Take your grinding to the next level! This variable speed Almex Choice™ SurfaceGrinder is in a class of its own! Prep belts and pulley lagging up to 35” wide with the automated AT-SG. Buff precision rubber, PVC and polyurethane belts for the addition of covers with the quick-load grinding heads. This automated machine accepts endless belts through its openthroated design, making your grinding jobs faster and easier.
FEATURES • Safety frame guard with Plexiglass • Air pressure regulator • 3-phase, 240 volt power supply* • Set of three, quick-load grinding heads in fine, medium and coarse grits • Adjustable pressure wheel • Variable speed drive and grinding rolls • 12”and 18” models available, accommodating belts up to 35” wide and 1¾” thick • 5 HP motor for consistent, uninterrupted operation • Kill-stop pedal for safe operation MIN LENGTH 500 MM
*Option for custom power supply
ROTARYSKIVER Increasing your profit is as easy as 1, 2, 3! With the Almex Choice™ RotarySkiver, just place the belt, clamp it and skive. This fully automatic unit quickly preps belts in PVC, PU and rubber. Make your job easier and quicker while increasing productivity and reducing human error. The perfect belt preparation makes finishing customized belts simple. Upgrade to the AT-RS for a perfect prep, every time!
FEATURES • Large sanding unit • Joining angles of 90° and 75° • Adjustable grinding head to accommodate various belt materials • Grinding disk with: - Tilt and height-adjustments to control skiving length and thickness of remaining lip - Variable speed rotation for precision skiving • Open-throated design for unlimited width capacity • Castors for ultimate portability
1200 ROTARYSKIVER WIDTH 2 M
Difficulty slitting your belts? Your slitter is one of the core tools in your shop. If the Almex Choice™ Slitter is not in your corner, you’re missing out on lower labour costs, higher productivity and the best accuracy in the market. This slitter is designed for easy longitudinal cutting of conveyor belts up to 3 meters wide. While most belt slitting units require a vast amount of floor space, the Almex Choice™ portable slitter has a small footprint. No belt tension or floor track is required, ensuring a quick setup and increased productivity.
FEATURES • Winder/Unwinder with:
- Pneumatic roller tensioner to keep coils tight - 0-30 m/min cutting speed - Reversible variable speed drives
- Manual tracking fence to control alignment
• Manual adjustable-feed belt fence • Fix blade with knife mounted on movable toolbar • Powered side shift • Easy-load chuck for coil drop-in • Accommodates belts up to 2 meters or 3 meters. Wider available on custom order. • Custom power supply • 1 HP or 2 HP options
2M SLITTER WIDTH
3M SLITTER 3.7 M
1825 MM DIA.
1825 MM DIA.
About Almex Group In 1962, the patented Almex pressure bag principle revolutionized press design worldwide and positioned Shaw Almex as an industry leader. Innovative Almex presses provide the uniform temperature and pressure required to cure, laminate, vulcanize or mold products for a wide array of industries. Nearly a dozen corporate facilities and a network of exclusive distributors are strategically located on six continents to provide a comprehensive sales and service support system to clients in over 120 countries. Shaw Almex demonstrates a social commitment to this global community by contributing to local charitable causes and adhering to stringent environmental standards. The Shaw Almex tradition of quality lives on today through the Almex Group of companies, the unique Almex presses, complementary Fusion products, and a profound commitment to excellence, integrity, and social responsibility in all aspects of business endeavors around the world.
For more information on Almex ChoiceTM TechTools contact a Director of Vulcanizer Sales at Shaw Almex Industries. Shaw Almex Industries, P.O. Box 430, Parry Sound, ON P2A 2X4, Canada TEL 800-461-4351
Almex also offers custom lightweight presses.
Custom Tools for All your lightweight conveyor needs.