FAQS - FLEXRAKE - WASTEWATER

Design goals for the FlexRake included eliminating the need for extensive site engineering and the use of massive frames. The unit was designed to adapt to many styles of barscreens, affording easy retrofitting. It was important that the unit be easily removable to allow for maintenance of...
With more than 20 years in the industry and over 400 machines worldwide... Duperon Corporation has the experience to assure excellence. The FlexRake has a standard One-Year warranty for defective parts and workmanship. FlexRake models in the wastewater line, including the Full Penetration...
Virtually none! State-of-the-art materials such as UHMW-PE and stainless steel are used for all wetted parts, eliminating corrosion in the harsh wastewater environment. Such materials ensure the highest duty of performance, designed such that the pressures and velocities exerted by the equipment...
The exclusive flex/pivot action of the FlexRake allows all types of debris to be removed, all at the same screen - regardless of coarse or fine screen openings. When large debris comes between the rake and the intake screen, the mounting assembly pivots forward to allow the object to travel the face...
The FlexRake has a lifting capacity of approximately 1,000 lbs. for intermittent loads, and 500 lbs. continuously.
Duperon's simplicity extends even to spare parts. Each site receives a spare parts kit that easily fits within a standard toolbox, including: (10) Snap Rings (1) Snap Ring tool (4) FlexLink link pins (1) Drive sprocket pin (4) Stainless bolts and nuts for scraper...
The FlexRake is forced against the surface of the barscreen by the current and its own weight, which is approximately 1000 lbs. (Note: The weight will vary depending upon the angle, width, and height, as well as the type and size of scrapers used).
Yes. The FlexRake does not require an operator. As a standard unit, it is simply wired to run continuously, often simultaneously with pumps, turbines or during water flow. The scrapers will travel slowly (at a rate of 28 inches/minute) from the bottom of the barscreen to the top, dumping the...