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Aero Mechanical vs. Pneumatic Conveyors – Conveyor Showdown

aero mechanical vs. pneumatic conveyors

Should I use aero mechanical conveyors or pneumatic vacuum conveyors? Which are better?

If these are questions you’ve found yourself asking, you’ve come to the right place. We get asked these questions all the time about our various conveyors, and we love to help answer these questions for our clients.

Here at Spiroflow, we’ve been in the bulk material handling industry for more than 45 years and we have sold both types of conveyors over the years. Given our experience, we find that aero mechanical conveyors are often a better option in many different types of processes.

Conveying Rice – Find the Right Conveying Solution

Rice conveying process

In agricultural processing, conveying rice efficiently and gently is crucial to maintaining its quality from farm to table. This comprehensive guide explores the most effective conveyor technologies designed to handle this staple food delicately, ensuring its integrity for consumers worldwide. Whether it is raw or parboiled rice, selecting the right conveyor system is essential for […]

Bulk Bag Conditioners – Video

Bulk Bag Conditioner Position 3

A Bulk Bag Conditioner quickly and easily conditions even the most difficult products. Simply by moving the bulk bag full of product between the horizontal poles with and then activating the hydraulic drive mechanism, the poles will begin to squeeze the bag. The poles will move up and down as the bag rotates on the […]

How Much Does a Structural Drag Chain Conveyor Cost?

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How much does a structural drag chain conveyor cost? They aren’t inexpensive compared to other mechanical conveyors but they deliver under the most extreme conditions. The exact price depends on your layout and application parameters, but it can be worth it. These conveyors are ‘problem solvers in a pipeline’!

Aero Mechanical Conveyor Problems: Keeping the Material Moving

Spiroflow's aero mechanical conveyor system

What are the problems with aero mechanical conveyors? It’s completely understandable if this question is on your mind. There’s nothing inherently flawed with an aero mechanical conveyor (AMC) but issues can arise when the conveyors are used or set up incorrectly. Don’t worry! In this article we’ll run down how you can avoid headaches while using an aero mechanical conveyor.

What do we know? Here at Spiroflow, we’ve been in the dry bulk material handling industry for nearly five decades. It’s been our goal since our launch to provide quality custom designed conveyors to our customers and to make sure those conveyors work to the best of their capabilities.

How Much Does an Aero Mechanical Conveyor Cost?

Spiroflow aero mechanical conveyor

An aero mechanical conveyor is one of the most efficient ways to move material in a plant, but how much do they cost? We get this question all of the time.

There’s not a simple answer because it depends on several factors. It depends on the construction materials, layout, and selected options. I’ll describe all of the determining factors for the price and why an aero mechanical conveyor could work for you.

Selecting a Mechanical Conveyor for Your Material Handling Needs

Spiroflow T7 multi-container unloader

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.

A ‘Spiroflow’ Aero-Mechanical Conveyor – is spicing it up for Patak’s!

Aero Mechanical Conveyor - In Facility

A ‘Spiroflow’ Aero-Mechanical Conveyor was the natural choice for Patak’s Foods Ltd when choosing a conveyor for the upgrade and expansion of their ingredients handling systems, at their Leigh, Lancashire, UK factory, early in 2008. As Projects Manager, Ray Brown, confirms, “We did our homework and concluded that an Aero-Mechanical Conveyor was what we needed. We talked to several suppliers and chose Spiroflow because they offered us the best deal. We are well satisfied with the performance of the equipment and the support we got from Spiroflow”.

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