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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.

How Do You Convey a Difficult Product?

Material particles in aero mechanical conveyor

If your product has certain characteristics that make it difficult to handle, you may be asking yourself – how do you convey a difficult product? The right conveyor for your application is based on a number of factors, including material characteristics, layout, and application. At Spiroflow, we help you choose the right conveyor to achieve […]

Conveying Chocolate, Cocoa Powder & Cocoa Beans

Conveying chocolate an cocoa beans

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.

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!

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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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