Automatic Devices Company

A Track & Machine
For Every Purpose

934,1454,2904,6504 Autodrape®, Silver Service®, Hercules® Machines

Models 934, 1454, 2904 and 6504 are the most versatile yet most reasonably priced stop, start and reverse machines available anywhere. Designed particularly for multiple remote control station locations, these units include a magnetic reversing contactor and three-button control stations (24 vac). Integral rotary limit switches provide user defined pre-set stops for the "Full Close" and "Full Open" positions. These machines are also obtainable with magnetic friction brakes that help provide more precise stopping. Model number differences are based on horsepower of motors; 1/4, 1/3, 1/2, 3/4.

 Standard unit is equipped with:

  • Rotary Limit Switches for full open and full closed positions.
  • Low Voltage Control - 24 VAC
  • Remote Control Station (RCS-1)
  • 24 VAC Class 2 low voltage control circuit
  • Machine Guard
  • Helical Grooved Drum 5"L x 10"D
  • Channel Steel Base
  • Connects to 120 volt power supply (220 volt single phase and 230 volt, 3-phase available as an options)
  • ETL Listing for entire machine, not just control panel
  • Approximate shipping weight 165 pounds

Curtain machines shall be fully automatic type with ... HP motor connected through V-belt drive to gear unit, on the output drive shaft of which shall be mounted elevator-type grooved cable drum delivering a cable speed of 86 feet per minute equivalent to curtain separation speed of 3 feet per second. Mechanism shall include magnetic contactor to provide reversing action at any point along the travel and shall include three-button control switch stations mounted on unit and one for remote control. Control switch wiring shall be accomplished through low voltage (24 vac) system running from the machine's control box to the remote control switch station. Limit switch assembly shall be mounted integrally with gear unit. Safety guard shall be provided over V-belt drive and limit switch chain drive. Machine shall be equipped with disconnect switch, automatic overload protective breaker, and emergency hand crank for conversion to manual operation unless equipped with cable tension device. The entire mechanism shall be mounted on steel base. The entire mechanism shall be UL or ETL listed. Model ... as manufactured by Automatic Devices Company of Allentown, PA.

Above photo shows machine equipped with optional CTD-1 cable tension devices which helps limit cable slack during operation of the track system.

Above photo shows ME-1 Machine Enclosure which is included with all machines and must be installed in order for the machines to remain UL/ETL compliant.


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