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Tag: drag chain conveyor

Structural Drag Chain Conveyor Problems: Keeping It Moving

March 13, 2017

Structural drag chain conveyor problems

Structural drag chain conveyor problems happen, but they are avoidable. I understand why you’re wondering about these conveyors. They are an expensive addition to any process and you want to make sure you’re getting your money’s worth. This article is about helping you keep the conveyor running.

Best Structural Drag Chain Conveyor Manufacturers (Reviews/Ratings)

March 8, 2017

best Structural Drag Chain Conveyor Manufacturers

Structural drag chain conveyor manufacturers want their products to be ultra heavy-duty problem solvers for the dry bulk solids and powder processing industry.

Structural Drag Chain Conveyor: Best Materials

March 6, 2017

structural drag chain conveyor best materials

What are the best materials for a structural drag chain conveyor? These conveyors are problem solvers in a pipeline. That’s our nickname for them and there’s a good reason for that. If there’s a material or product that won’t convey well in another type of conveyor, an ultra heavy-duty structural drag chain conveyor built with schedule 40 pipe will likely get the job done.

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 [...]

Spiroflow Announces Hygienic Heavy Duty Chain Drag Conveyor for the Food Industry

August 31, 2016

Spiroflow's Chainflow Tubular Chain Drag Conveyor

In response to the ever-increasing needs of the food industry, Spiroflow has launched the new Chainflow chain drag conveyor.  The hygienic heavy-duty, totally enclosed, dust-free chain drag conveyor economically conveys dry powders and granules particularly fragile materials such as coffee beans, cereals, specialty breakfast cereals, nuts, dried fruit, grains, dry soup mix, candy, small cookies, baby formula powder, pet food, animal feed, and more.  Processors can easily convey or batch ingredients with the crevice-free design. Chainflow is a tubular drag conveyor that, by definition, is configured in a loop or circuit.  Ultra strong 304 or 316 stainless steel chain is […]