PBE Reference & Buyers Guide

2014-2015

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37 PBE August 2014 Conveyor selection chart a a Note: Courtesy Spiroflow Systems, Monroe, N.C. Tubular drag conveyor Flexible screw conveyor Conventional screw conveyor Troughed belt conveyor Cleated belt conveyor En masse conveyor Bucket elevator Vibrating conveyor Pneumatic conveyor Aeromechanical conveyor General features High volume Medium volume Low volume Variable conveying rate Low maintenance For new facilities For old facilities Low installation costs High installation costs Low energy consumption High energy consumption 0 to 65 feet (0 to 20 meters) 65 to 98 feet (20 to 30 meters) 98 to 394 feet (30 to 120 meters) Over 394 feet (Over 120 meters) Functional features Totally enclosed Multiple inlets Multiple outlets Multiplane path Can elevate Variable conveying rate Self-cleaning Dust-tight Gentle action Pressure-tight Self-feeding Requires dust filtration Bulk materials handled Sludge Slurry Moist Dry Hot Cold Hygroscopic Maintains blend

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