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Conveyor Engineering & Manufacturing Launches New Manual for Screw Conveyor Design

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Conveyor Engineering & Manufacturing
1345 76th Ave. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA, 52404

Press release date: March 25, 2014

Conveyor Engineering Manufacturing has launched the new "Screw Conveyor Components & Design Manual Version 2.20" allowing customers to design a screw conveyor to suit their specific needs.

In a continued effort to provide customers with the best products and services, Conveyor Engineering & Manufacturing has launched the new “Screw Conveyor Components & Design Manual Version 2.20”. This new manual allows users to conveniently calculate the type of industrial screw conveyor to best suit their specific needs.

“Partnering with our customers by allowing them a tool to design their own system results in a collaborative effort and a better final product.” said Jeff Baxter, Director of Operations at Conveyor Engineering & Manufacturing.

By using the following steps, in conjunction with the coordinating tables and graphs, manual users will be able to estimate the specifications for a horizontal screw conveyor:
  • Establish conveying requirements
  • Identify the material and the corresponding material code
  • Determine conveying capacity, conveyor size and speed
  • Calculate required horsepower- select motor size
  • Determine the recommended size of components
  • Check torsional ratings of components
  • Check deflection, thermal expansion and abrasion
After the initial screw conveyor design is completed, Conveyor Engineering & Manufacturing can then provide a more thorough design including stress analysis, etc. that are beyond the scope of this engineering section. Final specifications should be established with the assistance of Conveyor Engineering & Manufaturing's engineering department. Customers who do not wish to perform these calculations will still have the option of simply filling out a spec sheet and Conveyor Engineering can complete the design for them.

Conveyor Engineering anticipates that this manual will complement its existing high level of customer service and provide a valuable resource to customers. To learn more or to request a copy of Conveyor Engineering's new screw conveyor manual visit

Conveyor Engineering & Mfg. Co is a full service supplier of screw conveyor equipment and general fabrication specialization in stainless steel. The company was established in a small shop outside Shueyville, Iowa in 1977 and now resides in a new 116,000 square foot location in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Conveyor Engineering & Manufacturing offers full service engineering capabilities ranging from FEA Analysis to System 3-D Modeling. Manufacturing capabilities are enhanced by the latest in equipment operated by well trained and experienced operators.

With over 37 years of experience servicing a wide range of markets Conveyor Engineering guarantees service and quality from the customer’s initial contact to final delivery.

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