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The Inventors of Dynamic Weighing

- Providing Superior Solutions


since 1908
ARIPPA Symposium 2014
www.merrick-inc.com

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Merrick Industries
FOUNDED 1908 BY HERBERT MERRICK
1st PATENT FOR DYNAMIC WEIGHING-1904
PRIVATE COMPANY UNTIL 1980--SOLD
TO PENN-VIRGINIA

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Merrick Industries

(cont)

DEVELOPED ELECTRONIC COAL FEEDER 1979


ACQUIRED BY GENERAL SIGNAL (STOCK
EQUIPMENT CO.) IN 1987
ACQUIRED BY TANNEHILL INTERNATIONAL
INDUSTRIES IN 1991.
MERRICK SERVES THE FOODS, PHARACUTICAL,
CHEMICALS, CEMENT, MINING, WATER
TREATMENT AND POWER INDUSTRIES
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Tannehill International, Ind


Joseph K. Tannehill, Sr.
Chairman
Tannehill International, Ind.
Joe Tannehill, Jr.
President & CEO

Water Treatment Division


Charlie Woods

Manufacturing Division
Kathy Gower

Process Industry Division


Steve Musser

Customer Support Division


Jack Dehner

Heavy Duty Division


Ron Selbe

Applications R & D
Ed Boardway

Control Panels Division


Derrol Fulghum

Human Resources
Carol Justice

Coal Feed Systems Division


Vic Jones

Material Handling Equipment


Bob Stehlik
Coal Feed Projects
Tom Litchney
Special Projects
Bob Pajak

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Spare Parts
Scott Perry

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Lynn Haven, FL

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Lynn Haven, FL

Merrick International

World Wide Support

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Merrick Provides

Fuel Feeders
Belt Scales

Yard Feeders

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Yard/Heavy Duty Feeders

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Belt Scales
Widths18 to 84
CapacityTo 11,000 TPH
Modular DesignUpgrade to NTEP Design
Ultimate AccountabilityAccuracies to 0.125%
Unmatched ReliabilityNo
Moving Parts
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Belt Scales

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Setup Practices
Inspect all carrying and return idlers
Inspect head and tail pulley
Inspect take-up device
Inspect belt and measure
Inspect conveyor support system
Inspect scale
Verify wiring and grounding
Note ambient temperaturecan make a
difference
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Weighing Unit Alignment


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Scales vs. Feeders


Integrates and
totalizes only
Constant speed belt
Adaptable to existing
conveyors
Simple electronics
NTEP Accuracy

Integrates, totalizes
and controls
Variable speed belt
Volumetric or
gravimetric
Complete electronic
control system

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A Typical Belt Feeder


In Feed
Weigh Idler

Motor

Hz
Speed Sensor
mV
Speed Pulses

Load Cell

Analog Feed Rate Output


DC or AC Totalizer Output

Analog
Signal

VFD

Digital Input / Output

Set Point Options:


Remote
Serial Comms.

Set Point

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Remote
Internal

Why a Controller?

More Accurate Data


Can Run and Troubleshoot Locally
All NFPA Blocks Available
Local Cabling Only
All Maintenance Procedures In Place
Easy Replacement
No Programming Cost
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Genetix Controller

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Two (2) Load Cell


Inputs

Two (2) Encoder


Inputs

Analog I/O

Serial Ports
RS232/422/485

DNA Key
Interface

Expansion

Four (4) Form C


Digital Outputs

USB

Four (4) digital


Inputs
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Remote
Totalizer
Output

24 VDC
Power

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Controls Upgrade Benefits
Easy to installless than 8 hours
Utilizes industries most powerful and up to date
controller
Touch pad operationno external keyboard
Advanced I/O mapping capabilities
Remote mounting capability
Reliable, long lasting components
Stand alone installation with suspension
upgrade or existing electronic weigh system
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Fuel Feeders
Model 490

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Merrick Delivers

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Merrick Provides

Stock Feeder Upgrades


Belt Drive Reducer, Variable Frequency
Drive, AC Motor and Tachometer
Cleanout Chain Drive Reducer
Merricks Dual Loadcell Weighbridge
GENETIX Microprocessor Controls

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Merricks
Main Drive Upgrade Benefits
Easy to installless than 6 hours
Will not leak oil
Upgrade in feeder capacity optional
Utilize new or existing inverter duty motor
Complete with VFD for motor control
External speed encoder for speed indication
Utilizes existing internal feeder inventory
Reliable, long lasting components
Reduces maintenance and down time
Merricks standard reducer for over 25 years
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Merricks Clean Out Drive


Upgrade Benefits
Easy to installless than 6 hours
Will not leak oil
Utilizes existing internal feeder inventory
Reliable, long lasting components
Eliminates friction clutch and shear pin
Utilizes electronic shear pin with auxiliary
contacts
Reduces maintenance and downtime
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Merrick Weigh Suspension


Upgrade Benefits
Easy to installless than 8 hours
Eliminates mechanical weigh system completely
Increases accuracy and repeatability
Helps reduce maintenance and calibration time
No moving parts
Utilizes existing internal feeder inventory
Reliable, long lasting components
Interfaces with Stock or Merrick controller
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Merricks
Weigh Suspension Upgrade

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Merricks
Weigh Suspension Upgrade

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Merrick Provides
Spare parts for Stock Equipment Co. coal
feeders, valves, and batch scales.
Complete rebuilds for Stock Equipment
Co. coal feeders, coal valves, and batch
scales.

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Merrick Provides
Belt Support Pan

Head Pulley

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Feeder Rebuild

BEFORE

AFTER

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Merrick Delivers

Stock Feeder Rebuilds


Complete as received report
Work with customer on final scope
Rebuild with or without upgrades
Complete test and calibration
Final report with used parts detail

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We Have Solutions
For All Of Your Fuel
Flow And Weighing
Problems
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