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Tubular Drag Conveyors

Technical Details: Chainflow Chain Drag Conveyors

Spiroflow's Chainflow tubular chain drag conveyor is the newest mechanical conveying option in our extensive line of mechanical conveyors.

The Chainflow tubular chain drag conveyor is a hygienic, heavy duty conveyor ideal for conveying dry, cold, hot (up to 180°F/82°C) powders and granules. It is particularly suited for conveying fragile materials such as cereals, nuts, coffee beans, food ingredients, pet food, animal feed, a wide variety of chemicals and plastics.

Chain & Discs

The 304 stainless steel chain is fitted with 4" (100mm) diameter molded food grade UHMWPE discs every 5" (125mm). Molding the discs directly onto the chain minimizes crevices where material can accumulate. The chain can be upgraded to 316 stainless steel.

Additional Components & Options

90° Idler Housing is an alternative to a 90° bend. It allows for tighter radii and quick access to the corner and/or discharge housing and sprocket.

Pneumatic Inlet Baffle aids in the control of material into the conveyor.

Inlet Options Multiple inlets can be fitted with manual or pneumatic baffles, inlet chute lids, electric or pneumatic vibration, hoppers, agitators, lump breakers, extended capacity chutes, and dust hoods. As always, custom designs are also available.

Multiple Outlets are available for this conveyor.

A Drain is available for cleaning.

Chain Vibrator is a reciprocating hammer used to shake material from the chain and prevent product carry over at each outlet on the system including in-line valves.

Static Grounding Conductive equipment is inter-connected to prevent sparking.

Sight Glass allows an operator to observe the chain, discs, and material as it moves through the conveyor.

Controls Standard controls are available with or without a VFD. They include a NEMA 4 carbon steel enclosure with a lockable disconnect, emergency stop, power on & run lights, micro PLC controls for all functions, AUTO and HAND modes. Custom controls are always available.

What can they convey?

  • Acordis Cellulosic Fiber
  • Activated Coal Ash
  • Almonds
  • Alumina Hydrate
  • Animal Feed
  • Artificial Sweetener
  • Ash
  • Atrazine
  • Bacon Bits
  • Baking Soda
  • Barium Carbonate
  • Barley
  • Basil, Dried
  • Beans, Dried
  • Bird Seed
  • Black-eyed Peas, Dried
  • Bone Meal
  • Brazil Nuts
  • Bread Crumbs
  • Burned Oats
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Calcium Hydrate
  • Candy, Hard
  • Candy, Jelly Beans
  • Carrot Seed
  • Cashews
  • Cat Food, Dried
  • Cat Litter
  • Cellulose Flock
  • Cereal Flakes, Grains & Nuggets
  • Cereal Shapes
  • Cheese Powder
  • Chickpeas
  • Chives, Dried
  • Clay
  • Clay, Bentonite
  • Coal
  • Coal, Brown
  • Coal, Dried
  • Cocoa Beans
  • Coffee Beans - Ground & Whole
  • Coffee Beans - Green & Roasted
  • Coffee, Freeze Dried
  • Coke
  • Cookie Crumbs
  • Coriander
  • Corn
  • Corn Fiber, Soluble
  • Cottonseed
  • Cottonseed, Starch Coated
  • Couscous
  • Cumin
  • Detergent Powder
  • Dill Seed
  • Dog Food, Dried
  • Fava Beans
  • Feather Meal
  • Feed Corn
  • Fertilizer
  • Fiberglass, Chopped
  • Filberts
  • Fish Food
  • Flax Seed
  • Flour
  • Fruit, Dried
  • Glass Microspheres
  • Grains
  • Graphite
  • Grass Seed
  • Ground Paper
  • HDPE Flake, Recycled
  • Hops
  • Kaolin Clay
  • Kidney Beans
  • Lentils
  • Lima Beans
  • Limestone
  • Limestone Pellets
  • Macadamia Nuts
  • Malt
  • Metal Powder
  • Mint, Dried
  • Mustard Seed
  • Natural Organic Fertilizer
  • Nutmeg
  • Nuts
  • Oats
  • Oilseeds
  • Oregano, Dried
  • Paper, Shredded
  • Parsley, Dried
  • Pasta
  • Peanuts
  • Pecans
  • Pepper Corns
  • Pepper
  • Pesticides, Granular
  • Pet Food Chunks
  • Pet Food Kibble
  • Pet Food Pellets
  • PET Flake
  • Pigments
  • Pinto Beans
  • Pistachios
  • Plastic Flake, Pellets & Prills
  • Plastic Regrind
  • Plyurethane Foam
  • Potassium
  • PVC Pelletized Mix
  • Resin Flake
  • Rice, Dry or Puffed
  • Rosemary, Dried
  • Saffron
  • Sage
  • Sawdust
  • Seeds
  • Seseme Seeds
  • Silica Sand
  • Sintered Dust
  • Snack Foods
  • Snap Peas
  • Sodium Bentonite
  • Soup Mix
  • Soy Beans
  • Spices
  • Split Peas
  • Sugar Beet Pellets
  • Sulfate
  • Talcum Powder
  • Tea
  • Thyme
  • Titanium Dioxide
  • Tobacco
  • Tomato Seed
  • Torrefied Biomass
  • Tree Nuts
  • Urea
  • Vegetable Scraps
  • Vegetables, Dried
  • Vegetables, Frozen
  • Virgin PVC
  • Vitamins, Powdered
  • Walnuts
  • Waste Cotton
  • Water Softener Pellets
  • Wax Flakes
  • Waxed Prills
  • Wheat
  • Wheat Mids
  • Wood Chips & Pellets
* Application Dependent