screw conveyor


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screw conveyor

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(General Engineering) engineering a duct along which material is conveyed by the rotational action of a spiral vane which lies along the length of the duct. Also called: worm conveyor
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On August 28, two workers at the foundry were cleaning and unjamming a 38-foot long auger screw conveyor at the bottom hopper of an industrial air filtration device without effectively de-energizing or locking out the equipment.
A new Flexicon flexible screw conveyor with trough hopper can receive material from multiple outlets of feeders, grinders, blenders and other process equipment.
Product engineers cite a compact, economical alternative to traditional screw conveyor drives: Closely stepped speed reduction ratios combined with a directly coupled gearmotor or NEMA C-face input design eliminates the need for top motor mounts, pulleys, belts or guards.
This sanitary tilt-clown flexible screw conveyor on a caster-mounted frame can be maneuvered through narrow aisles and around corners.
A tilt-down flexible screw conveyor on a caster-mounted frame, which mates with the bulk bag filler's base frame, can be maneuvered through narrow aisles and around corners.
Bulk handling specialist Flexicon Europe has introduced a new Mobile Half-Frame Bulk Bag Unloader that integrates a multipurpose hopper with a flexible screw conveyor to create a unit that can improve plant efficiency by easy re-positioning to accommodate alternative bulk delivery stations as well as manual sack discharge.
There's a cutter head at the front, then a shield, then a screw conveyor that removes all of the material.
Material flowing through the discharge cone charges the intake adapter of a cantilevered flexible screw conveyor that feeds downstream equipment volumetrically.
The product includes a hopper, which is equipped with a hinged lid, feeds a flexible screw conveyor that transports bulk ingredients ranging from sub-micron powders to large pellets.
Bulk accessories bookings were up 18% and shipments up 15%, while screw conveyor shipments were up 3%.
An electric servo motor controls the speed of the rotation of the screw conveyor and provides feedback to the controller, allowing the unit to measure the preselected feed rate (auger rotation speed) with precision.
Greek mathematician and physicist Archimedes is acknowledged as the inventor of the screw conveyor in 235 to 240 B.