Conveyor Design

Screw Conveyor Considerations

Screw conveyors advantages depending on application:-


Although Engineering Solutions does not provide a design service, please note some of the concept considerations below.


  • Simplicity of concept, easy construction and maintenance – But material characteristics often dictate the choice of its selection.
  • Dusty, hot materials or materials having foul odour are often conveyed by screw conveyors, because it can be easily made dust-proof by jacketing the trough.


Typical applications include grain storage plants, feed mills, cereal processing plants, chemical plants, and sand preparation shop of a foundry for delivery of clay to the mixing machines.