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All About Conveying Coffee and Conveyor Choices

Looking for the right conveyor for your coffee product? When it comes to conveying coffee and conveyor choices, remember that coffee beans are delicate and breakable. Keep in mind that the conveyor technologies you are considering should maintain the flavor, aroma, and quality of the coffee throughout the transportation process. Manufacturers and roasters are moving […]

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 […]

Conveying Rice – Find the Right Conveying Solution

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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 […]

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

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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 – Best Materials

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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.

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’!

Materials Best Conveyed by Drag Chain Conveyors

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What are the best materials for drag chain conveyors? Running the proper materials decreases down time and increases productivity, because the conveyor is operating at its full potential. We’ll talk more about that in this blog.

There are two types of drag chain conveyors out there – structural and non-structural. At Spiroflow we manufacture both. In order to keep things simple, we will only talk about heavy-duty non-structural drag chain conveyors such as our Chainflow conveyor. We talk about ultra-heavy duty structural drag conveyors in this post.

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