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Mechanical Conveying

 

Appcon offers a wide variety of mechanical conveying solutions.  Mechanical conveying is a widely used technique for moving dry powders around production facilities across the world.  It is a simple, extremely reliable, economic way to transport powders at a high rate in an efficient manner.  Our years of experience in the field have equipped us with the knowledge and expertise to assess your application and choose the solution that best suites your needs.  We have experience handling a great variety of powders and dry bulk materials across the food, dairy, pharma, chemical, and plastics industries.

Screw Conveyors/Feeders

Screw conveyors are a reliable way to convey many different types of powders, especially clumpy and/or sluggish powders in an economic manner.  Screw conveyor configurations/options avaiable are:

 

  • Volumetric feeders - tube/trough style

  • Twin screw feeders

  • Multiple screw feeders

  • Variable pitch auger flighting available

  • Flexible helix screw conveyors

  • Loss-in-weight feeders

  • Dual direction configurations

  • Variety of inlet/discharge configurations

screw conveyor detail

Vibratory/Horizontal Motion Conveyors

Vibratory conveyors are a very sanitary, reliable way to convey many different types of powders, especially friable powders, in an economic manner.  Vibratory conveyor configurations/options avaiable are:

 

  • Vibratory tube conveyors

  • Vibratory tray/pan conveyors

  • Dual direction configurations

  • Variety of inlet/discharge configurations

  • Multiple drive configurations