In many industries, the integrity of the materials or products being conveyed is of utmost importance. This is especially true in the food processing industry, where materials are particularly fragile, and breakage can lead to many negative consequences. However, even though preserving material integrity is crucial during the conveying process, a whopping 29% of industrial facilities […]
Selecting the right conveyor for your food application can become a daunting task for any buyer who may not be aware of the key factors to consider. These simple top tips can be used as guidance and a good starting point. Probably the most critical aspect to consider and to include: testing, product analysis, degradation, […]
Cablevey conveyors are designed for gentle material handling and for conveying in multiple planes – but how does a tubular drag conveyor work? It works by dragging product gently between two polyethylene discs inside a tube the conveyor with either a cable or a chain. A continuous loop of cable or chain with discs spaced […]
What is the best way to move material across your business? Are you using a forklift truck to move your products? A conveyor system may be a better solution for you! The forklift truck is one of the most common methods of moving product, especially in bulk bags, across the factory floor. This is because […]
In this blog series, we are looking at the most common challenges our customers have with their products, today’s blog will focus on the topic of product degradation. Degradation occurs as the product is being moved through the system and the particles are constantly in contact. Therefore the material breaks down which can result in a […]
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, […]
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.
Spiroflow has been around for more than 45 years. Our team members take pride in assisting customers with their dry bulk solids and powder processing needs. This ranges from providing a simple hopper to a complete bulk material handling system. Our work isn’t done when the equipment is shipped. We want to make sure everything works well and as expected.
Structural drag chain conveyor manufacturers want their products to be ultra heavy-duty problem solvers for the dry bulk solids and powder processing industry.
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.
Different applications need different drag chain conveyor types. We’re here to help make sure you choose the right option for your application.