New Flexible Screw Conveyor with Heavy-gauge Floor Hopper

Press Release Summary:

  • Capable of moving crushed glass, garnet, aluminum oxide, silica sand, cement and more
  • Available in lengths up to 40 feet in round, square, flat or beveled profiles
  • 4-1/2 inch diameter conveyor tube is available curved to vertical, to horizontal or any angle

Original Press Release:

All-Steel Flexible Screw Conveyor Resists Abrasion

Bethlehem, PA––Flexicon has introduced a wear-resistant flexible screw conveyor with carbon steel conveyor tube, heavy-duty flexible screw, and heavy-gauge floor hopper and discharge housing, capable of moving crushed glass, garnet, aluminum oxide, silica sand, aggregate, cement and other abrasive materials.

The screw is available in lengths up to 40 feet (12 m) in round, square, flat or beveled profiles to optimize conveying efficiency for each application. The 4-1/2 inch (115 mm) diameter conveyor tube is available curved to vertical, to horizontal or any angle.

The screw is the only moving part contacting material. Its lower end has no bearing, while its upper end is driven beyond the material discharge point, preventing material contact with the upper seal or bearing. This configuration facilitates simple maintenance in harsh environments since the single moving component can be quickly replaced if necessary.

As it rotates, the screw self-centers, providing ample space between itself and the tube wall to minimize or eliminate grinding. The gentle rolling action imparted by the screw prevents the separation of blends, while the enclosed conveyor tube prevents product and plant contamination.

Supplied as standard with a durable industrial coating, the unit is available with an optional UL-listed start-stop control panel and a range of flow-promotion devices.

The company also manufactures other flexible screw conveyors, as well as pneumatic conveying systems, tubular cable conveyors, bulk bag dischargers, bulk bag conditioners, bulk bag fillers, manual dumping stations, drum/box/container dumpers, weigh batching systems, and automated plant-wide systems integrated with new or existing process equipment.

For information contact Flexicon Corporation, 1-888-353-9426, sales@flexicon.com, www.flexicon.com

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