Brokk demolition robots are designed to stand up to the heat and demanding situations common in the processing industry. But, like any piece of equipment, a pro-active approach to robot maintenance is required to avoid unnecessary downtime. Frequency is key when it comes to outlasting processing’s extreme environments. Here are several important tips to keep your team Brokking.
Brokk robots tackle molten metal, hazardous materials and high heat to keep your crew out of out of the most extreme conditions. Needless to say, these situations take a toll on your machine.
To maximize uptime, we recommend taking a good look at all aspects of your process and identifying any opportunities to minimize wear and tear on your Brokk robot. Depending on your application, your inspection and maintenance intervals might be accelerated. Here are some high-heat areas that might warrant frequent attention:
It’s a good idea to talk to a Brokk expert to develop a maintenance plan based on your site and applications.
For red-hot operations, checking for heat-related damage during cool down breaks is warranted. With other processing applications, waiting till the task is complete to perform inspections is acceptable. Once you’ve called it quits, run through this checklist:
Remove dust using compressed air. This is especially important for applications with corrosive materials, such as some fertilizers.
A temperature-controlled environment is ideal for most equipment, including Brokk robots. When that’s not possible, here are some guidelines:
Whether your Brokk robot has been sitting for a day or a week, it’s a good idea to run through the cycles of each function to be sure everything is in working order before starting a new task. For parts or service questions, our team is available at 1-800-621-7856.
Taking care of your robot at the end of each task minimizes processing’s heavy toll, helping you #BrokkIt today, tomorrow and well into the future.
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// The Brokk team