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.