USA: (1) 704 246 0900  UK: +44 (0)1200 422525

Blog

Search the Blog

Subscribe to never miss a new article!

Download Your E-book on Everything You Need to Know About Flexible Screw Conveyors
New Call-to-action

Tag: chainflow

Drag Chain Conveyor Types: How to Choose the Best

March 3, 2017

Drag Chain Conveyor Types Making the Best Choice

Different applications need different drag chain conveyor types. We’re here to help make sure you choose the right option for your application.

What are the Best Materials for Drag Chain Conveyors?

December 25, 2016

Best Materials for Drag Chain Conveyor
What are the best materials for drag chain conveyors? Running the proper materials decreases down time and increases productivity, because the conveyor is operating at its full potential. We’ll talk more about that in this blog. There are two types of drag chain conveyors out there - structural and non-structural. At Spiroflow we manufacture both. In order to keep things simple, we will only talk about heavy-duty non-structural drag chain conveyors such as our Chainflow conveyor. We talk about ultra-heavy duty structural drag conveyors in this post. What Is A Tubular Drag Chain Conveyor? A drag chain conveyor is a [...]

Best Drag Chain Conveyor Manufacturers (Reviews/Ratings)

November 14, 2016

Drag Chain Conveyor Manufacturers Reviewed
A drag chain conveyor is an important conveying method for processors in many different industries. In previous posts, we discussed finding the right conveyor for your needs. This post is about the manufacturers that supply tubular drag chain conveyors. Who is your biggest competition? That’s a question we get quite often from customers looking for the best tubular drag chain conveyor. We obviously believe in and stand by our products. In fact, we are so proud of what we do that we don’t mind talking about competing manufacturers. Drag Chain Conveyor: Defining The Equipment I want to take a second [...]

Drag Chain Conveyor Problems: Keeping it Moving

November 10, 2016

Drag Chain Conveyor Close Up And In Motion
A tubular drag chain conveyor can be an important part of a process. If they’re not running like they’re supposed to, or not at all, then they’re not doing anyone any good. At Spiroflow, we’ve been in the dry bulk material handling industry for more than 45 years and we are proud of our work and our conveyors. We want our conveyors to run well, just like you do. That’s why we are writing about keeping your conveyors moving. What Is A Tubular Drag Chain Conveyor? For the purpose of this article, when I mention drag chain, I’m referring to [...]

How Much Does a Tubular Drag Chain Conveyor Cost?

October 26, 2016

Drag Chain Conveyor prices vary depending on how they're designed.
How much does a tubular drag chain conveyor cost? We get that question on a regular basis because we’ve been manufacturing these conveyors for customers around the world for years. It’s a great question too because the cost of this type of conveyor can vary quite widely depending on a number of factors. There isn’t a simple answer about the cost because it depends on your individual situation. The material you’re conveying and the requirements of your particular application impact the price. In this article, we will share all the elements that go into designing a drag chain conveyor so [...]