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Tubular Drag Conveyors: How do they work?

tubular drag conveyors: how do they work?

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 […]

Conveyors vs. Forklift Trucks – Reduce Manual Handling

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 […]

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 […]

Conveying Tea – Choose the Right Conveyor

Tea can come in many forms before it is packaged or processed such as loose leaf tea or instant powdered tea. The type of tea you are looking to convey could affect which type of conveyor will be most suitable for your application. At Spiroflow we have the broadest range of conveying equipment on the […]

Conveying Nuts – Peanuts/ Almonds / Pecans / etc.

Conveying nuts

Are you looking for a method of conveying nuts that will minimize product degradation and increase productivity? Then read this blog post about how a Spiroflow conveyor will gently convey nuts in a safe and reliable manner. Whether you need to move peanuts, almonds, pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts or even peanut butter, we have a conveyor […]

Spiroflow Announces Heavy-duty Drag Chain Conveyor for the Food Industry

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: Keeping It Moving

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: 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.

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