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Tilt-down Sanitary Flexible Screw Conveyor Rolls Through Doorways, Aisles

New from Flexicon is a Sanitary Flexible Screw Conveyor that can be tilted down and rolled to serve multiple func­tions. Using a manual jack screw, the support boom and conveyor can be raised for discharging into vessels or other process equip­ment. Fully lowered, it can be rolled through door­ways as low as 7 ft (2134 mm) in height, and aisles as narrow as 42 in. (1067 mm).

Sanitary features include: a caster-mounted frame, support boom and hopper grate constructed of 316 stain­less steel, sani­tary quick-release clean out cap, quick-disconnect discharge box access cover, stain­less control panel with stain­less conduit and liquid-tight compres­sion fittings, allowing wash down during changeovers and/or conveying of corro­sive mate­rials.
HMI controls allow manual and auto­matic start/stop and speed adjust­ment.

Material flows through the hopper into an adapter that charges the conveyor. As the flex­ible screw rotates in the mate­rial, it self-centers within the tube, providing ample clear­ance between the screw and the tube wall to elim­i­nate or mini­mize grinding. The flex­ible screw is top-driven beyond the point at which mate­rial exits the conveyor, preventing contact with bear­ings or seals.
The conveyor trans­ports bulk mate­rials from sub-micron powders to large pellets, while the gentle rolling action of mate­rial prevents the sepa­ra­tion of blends.

The rugged inner screw is the only moving part contacting mate­rial, resulting in reduced main­te­nance and increased reli­a­bility. A broad range of screws with special­ized geome­tries is avail­able to handle free- and non-free-flowing mate­rials, including prod­ucts that pack, cake or smear in other types of conveyors.

The conveyor frame can be finished to sani­tary of indus­trial stan­dards, or constructed of carbon steel with durable indus­trial coat­ings.

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