Most Frequently Asked Questions About CORE
How Long Will A CORE Unit Last?
The magnets inside your CORE unit have a half-life of 50 years. The housing is made of high grade aluminum so, for all intents and purposes, each CORE unit is designed to outlive virtually any machine.
What Size Lube Lines Do I Need to Install A CORE System?
There are two versions of CORE. The larger unit is designed for lube pipes that range between 1.25" - 2.0" in diameter, and the smaller unit is designed for piping between .5" - 1.25" in diameter.
How Do I Clean The CORE After Installation?
Each unit comes with a set of instructions on cleaning, but in general the most effective way is to disassemble the unit and then use an 80 PSI air line and blow off gun/nozzle to clean the magnets and debris collection zones. In this manner the CORE can be efficiently and effectively cleaned and readied for reinstallation and reuse.
How Will I Know When the CORE is Full?
Disconnect the CORE unit from the lube system and remove the flanged or threaded cover. We recommend this be done annually during the unit's routine cleaning cycle. Those customers with highly contaminated lube systems may choose to do this more frequently.
How Much Debris Does A CORE Unit Hold?
The large unit holds up to two pounds of debris and the small unit holds nearly one pound of debris.
What if I Don't Want to Shutdown my Process to Perform Maintenance on CORE?
CORE can be configured in a duplex arrangement that makes unit shutdown for maintenance unnecessary. The units can also be piped in a "kidney loop" configuration to allow them to be valved off for cleaning if a duplex arrangement is not feasible for whatever reason.
What is the Physical Size of A CORE Unit?
The CORE is designed to be compact. The large unit is 8” in diameter and 9.5” long at widest and longest points, respectively. The smaller unit is 5” in diameter and 6.5” long.
How Much Does A CORE Unit Weigh?
The large unit weighs approximately 10 lbs. and the smaller unit weighs approximately 5 lbs.
What Does the CORE System Cost?
There are several variables that impact the cost of the CORE system including, how many units are being sold, are they in a single or duplex configuration and, most importantly, which size CORE is necessary to fit your application. But even at the one-off price of $1995 for the large unit and $1495 for the small unit, we can say that relative to the costs of downtime, the cost of CORE is negligible and has been priced to be a "no-brainer" addition to even the tightest maintenance budgets.
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