A Guide to Industrial Screw Conveyors

Screw conveyors are used to convey work materials according to the screw design and rotational directions. This is done using a helical screw element that rotates around a central shaft. This helical screw is placed inside a casing or compartment to take the advantage of rotational force. They can be used to flow materials in inclined direction. This is a very economical method to elevating and conveying work materials upwards.

These screw conveyors are used in a number of industries to transport various work materials like seeds, powders, grains, flakes, granules etc. They can also be used to bland or mix materials or to maintain solutions by rotating them. Other applications include agricultural industry, transporting materials while constructing buildings etc.

Advantages of Screw Conveyors:

  • They are capable of handling different materials from free flowing to sluggish
  • They can have multiple discharge and inlet points
  • Thy help conveying and distributing bulk materials to different locations as per requirement
  • Valves or slide gates can be added to control the flow into and out of a screw conveyor

Features of Screw Conveyors:

  • Precisely designed
  • Available at low rates
  • Comprehensive performance in all conditions
  • Resistant to corrosion

Applications of Screw Conveyors:

  • Agriculture industry
  • Food industry
  • Construction industry
  • Woodworking industry

Choosing Right Screw Conveyor:

While choosing it, always check their ratings. They are rated by their capacity per hour and diameter of screw. Some models like bottom conveyors has multiple screws in an open trough. Other models like center-less does not have a central shaft. Instead, they have empty helix. Always evaluate your need first and then go for a particular model. You can also ask to manufacturer about your requirements as they have good experience and can help you to choose the right model. Screw Conveyor manufacturers also produce custom units if needed.

Trimech India is a leading screw conveyor manufacturer in Ahmedabad. Our highly skilled and experienced team are dedicated to supply quality industrial screw conveyor in most cost-effective way. Visit our website or contact us for more details and quotations.

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