Product News: Material Handling & Storage

Tubular Drag Conveyor combines both chain/disc technology.

Press Release Summary:

Tubular Drag Conveyor combines both chain/disc technology.

Oct 29, 2009 - Capable of moving products without use of air, Chain-Vey(TM) Conveyor transfers particle blends without risk of segregation or breakage. Suited for products including ground coffee, dried foods, material chips, and activated carbon, unit is available in sizes of 4, 5, and 6 in., and can convey up to 300 ft. Sealed tube contains aroma and allows for air-tight conveying, while self-cleaning feature eliminates cleaning between change-over.

MPE - Modern Process Equipment, Inc. - Chicago, IL

Original Press Release

MPE Unveils the Chain-Vey(TM) Conveyor

Press release date: Oct 23, 2009

(Chicago, IL) Modern Process Equipment (MPE) launches the newest addition to its product line - The MPE Chain-Vey(TM). This tubular drag conveyor marries chain and disc technologies to gently move products without the use of air. The Chain-Vey ensures the transport of particle blends without the risk of segregation or breakage, thereby making it an optimal solution for hundreds of products including ground coffee, dried foods, material chips, activated carbon and more.

Various sizes (4", 5", 6") meet nearly all capacity requirements and the flexible design is capable of making directional changes, in multiple planes, and is constructed to meet the standards required in sanitary environments.

Aside from the intuitive benefits listed above, other Chain-Vey advantages include:

o Sealed tube - Contains aroma and allows for air-tight conveying o Self-cleaning - Eliminates cleaning between change-over o Conveying distances - Up to 300 feet! o Flexible designs - Multiple inlets and discharge points possible o Four times less energy usage - Compared to pneumatic conveying systems

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About MPE
Modern Process Equipment Corp. (MPE) is the world's leading manufacturer of precision particle reduction equipment. MPE has been supplying its customers with superior particle size reduction solutions for over forty years, earning the reputation as the place to go to improve product yields and reduce the generation of unwanted fines. MPE aspires to design and manufacture the most modern, innovative and highest quality equipment with the most responsive, practical and timely service possible.

For more information about MPE's complete line of equipment, contact Modern Process Equipment, Inc. 3125 South Kolin Avenue, Chicago, IL 60623; call 773-254-3929; visit

Contact: Lizzie Ephraim, MPE P: (773) 254-3929,