According to a Granco Clark news release, Vistawall, the storefront, entrance
and curtainwall supplier headquartered in Texas, has chosen Granco Clark to supply
the heating and handling equipment for its new 2,5000/2750-ton extrusion press
line in Midway, Tenn.
The heating system consists of a Model 69-35-3 "hot jet" log furnace
intended for processing eight-inch diameter logs. The furnace and integrated log
shear will supply the press with 6,500 pounds per hour of eight-inch diameter
billet, the press release also states.
The handling system has a 160-foot cooling table and is equipped with a Granco
Clark double puller with enhanced chip collection system, air cooling systems
and a second age oven with automatic conveyor system.