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Category: Cable Drag Conveyors

What are the Best Materials for a Cable Drag Conveyor?

February 10, 2017

cable drag conveyor best materials

Cable drag conveyors will gently handle the material fed into it. The key, however, is to make sure the proper material is being used.

Best Cable Drag Conveyor Manufacturers (Reviews/Ratings)

February 9, 2017

Best Cable Drag Conveyor Manufacturers (Reviews/Ratings)

Cable drag conveyor manufacturers are located all over the globe. Which suppliers make the best conveyors?

Cable Drag Conveyor Problems: Keeping Material Moving

February 1, 2017

Cable Drag Conveyor Problems

What are the problems with cable drag conveyors? I know why you’re asking. Adding a cable drag conveyor to your process is an investment.

How Much Does a Cable Drag Conveyor Cost?

January 18, 2017

How Much Does a Cable Drag Conveyor Cost?

A cable drag conveyor can be the perfect fit for your process, but how much does cable drag conveyor cost? The price of a tubular drag conveyor varies depending on the selected options, materials, and layout, as well as your desired capacity and conveying rate.

Mechanical Conveyor Choices: Everything to Consider

October 19, 2016

Mechanical Conveyor Choices: Everything to Consider Before You Buy
Selecting the best mechanical conveyor for your application is crucial to your processing success and your bottom line. Here at Spiroflow, we have a comprehensive range of conveyors that processers can choose from. Our primary objective is to provide you with the safest, most efficient, and most reliable conveying solution for your application. We work with our customers to make sure they get the exact conveyor for their needs. We’ve been doing it for decades and we’ll do it for you. This article will break down what you should keep in mind when working with a conveyor manufacturer. You’ll also [...]

Cable Drag vs. Drag Chain Conveyors

October 13, 2016

See the chain and disc assembly vs. the cable and disc assembly for drag conveyors
Which drag conveyors are best? Should I go with a tubular chain drag conveyor or a tubular cable drag conveyor? If those questions are on your mind, we can help you out. At Spiroflow, we have more than 45 years of experience in the dry bulk material handling industry and we make both types of drag conveyors. Before we go any further, I want to make a few things clear. This article will only discuss chain drag conveyors that operate within a tube. We consider these heavy duty chain drag conveyors. We talk about chain drag conveyors that operate within a [...]

Convey Fragile Materials

July 15, 2015

Drag Conveyor Gently Conveys Fragile Materials
Do you need to convey fragile materials?  You can successfully convey your material with minimal material breakage with careful selection of the conveyor. There are several conveyors available in today’s market place that allow for gentle conveying of fragile materials.   In order to select the most appropriate conveyor, the following material characteristics and equipment related application requirements must be determined: What are the characteristics of your material?  Bulk density Volume or units to be conveyed Drop testing data Angle of repose Angle of slide Particle distribution analysis Particle shape Moisture content Sensitivity to temperature and humidity Temperature of operating environment What are your [...]

Selecting A Mechanical Conveyor

January 23, 2014

Mechanical Conveyor Choices: Everything to Consider Before You Buy
Selecting a mechanical conveyor for material handling solutions will depend on the specific requirements of the end user.  Points to consider are safety, energy consumption, prevention of contamination, dust containment and minimal degrading of the product.  The budget and return on investment will determine the level of sophistication and the suitability of a particular conveyor to meet the application. During the conveyor selection process a specification must be prepared to define the constraints the conveyor must achieve whatever the industry.   This should include characteristics of the ingredients being handled, conveying capacity, materials of construction, dimensional constraints (layout) and any hazards [...]