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Cablevey Tubular Cable Drag Conveyors – Gently does it

Spiroflow’s Cablevey Tubular Cable Drag Conveyors are a further development of the best in class Aeroflow aeromechanical conveyors operating with reduced clearances and at reduced running speeds. Being highly energy efficient, especially when compared to pneumatic conveying systems, Cablevey conveyors are designed for gentle material handling and for conveying in multiple planes – perfect for […]

September Technical Eshot – Cable Vs. Chain Drag Conveyors

HERE IS THE TRUTH ABOUT TUBULAR DRAG CONVEYORS One is not “better” than the other. The choice depends on the variables of your application. Both of our Chainflow & Cablevey tubular drag conveyors can transfer hot, cold, dry, hygroscopic or temperature sensitive materials. At Spiroflow we know productivity matters, that’s why for nearly 50 years we’ve offered […]

Conveying Chocolate, Cocoa Powder & Cocoa Beans

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Challenges in Conveying Chocolate Chocolate is a delicate and often expensive product and must be conveyed gently to preserve the integrity of the product especially if the conveyor is to be used at the end of the process before packaging. Degradation can also occur at the beginning of the process as the cocoa beans are […]

How Much Does a Cable Drag Conveyor Cost?

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A cable drag conveyor can be the perfect fit for your process, but how much does cable drag conveyor cost? Our sales team hears this question every day. The price of a tubular drag conveyor varies depending on the selected options, materials, and layout, as well as your desired capacity and conveying rate.

Here at Spiroflow, we’ve been in the bulk material handling industry for more than four decades. We want to share our years of experience through this blog. This article will describe all of the factors that go into determining the cost of a cable drag conveyor. Hopefully, this article will help you find the best conveyor for your process.

Cable Drag vs. Drag Chain Conveyors

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Which drag conveyors are best? Should I go with a tubular chain drag conveyor or a tubular cable drag conveyor? If those questions are on your mind, we can help you out. At Spiroflow, we have more than 45 years of experience in the dry bulk material handling industry and we make both types of drag conveyors.

Convey Fragile Materials

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Do you need to convey fragile materials? You can successfully convey your material with minimal material breakage with careful selection of the conveyor. There are several conveyors available in today’s market place that allow for gentle conveying of fragile materials. In order to select the most appropriate conveyor, the following material characteristics and equipment related application requirements must be determined:

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