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.