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Gastight Bucket Elevators for Hazardous Materials

Apr 19th, 2018
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Applications where a continuous bucket elevator is used to move a flammable or explosive material often require the conveyor to be filled or purged with an inert gas. In these applications, the use of an inert gas within the elevator is a further precaution to prevent ignition or explosion of the material being conveyed. To […]

Condition Monitoring in Continuous Bucket Elevators

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Continuous bucket elevators are a proven and economical means of elevating powders and bulk solid materials. Many facilities rely on these workhorse units to keep their product moving and generate revenue. In the past, condition monitoring in continuous bucket elevators has consisted mainly of routine inspections to determine the condition of critical moving parts. Now, […]

Reducing the Risk of Dust Explosions when Elevating Materials

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Dust explosions are a real and present risk when conveying materials that give off combustible dust when handled or moved. While enclosed conveyors are more susceptible to dust explosions, uncontained dust can also ignite under the right circumstances. Thus, facilities which use open conveyors to move materials must be as equally cognizant of the dust […]

Integrated Conveyor Systems for Elevating Materials

Conveyor systems are the backbone of many automated solutions for handling bulk solid materials. Integrated conveyor systems are turnkey solutions that combine a conveyor with a variety of other equipment to successfully address the material handling needs of a particular project or application. Because there is an art and science to systems integration, creating an […]

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