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Material Handling Systems

Screw Conveyors for Raw Screenings – Q & A

Screw Conveyors for Raw Screenings – Q & A

As a Product Manager at JMS, one of my jobs is to work with Owners and Engineers on a day to day basis answering their questions.  I recently had a conversation with an Engineer regarding recommendations for conveyance of compacted
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Screw Conveyor Horsepower

Screw Conveyor Horsepower

Once it has been determined that a Screw Conveyor will best fit your application, and the type of screw conveyor you will use (shafted or shaftless), a calculation will be completed to specify the horsepower that will be needed to
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Biosolids Storage Selections: Hoppers, Silos, Bins

Biosolids Storage Selections: Hoppers, Silos, Bins

Biosolids require storage for all types of materials from dried biosolid to dewatered sludge. When deciding on a biosolids storage solution there are 3 main options; hoppers, silos, and bins. Selecting the right storage solution can help keep a project
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When to use a Vertical Screw Conveyor

When to use a Vertical Screw Conveyor

Screw conveyors are compact in design and easily adapt to congested locations for conveyance of materials in a horizontal, inclined, or vertical screw conveyor. Inclined screw conveyors are widely used, however they are not recommended for inclines over 25 degrees.
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Slide Gate Actuator for Biosolids Sludge Storage

Slide Gate Actuator for Biosolids Sludge Storage

Some storage vessels are meter discharged to downstream conveyors or pumps; however, a large percentage of hoppers are discharged to truck beds. They are called “Truck Outloading Hoppers”, or Systems. Live bottom screws and slide gates facilitate outloading. The hopper
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Typical Shafted Screw Conveyor Wear Parts

Typical Shafted Screw Conveyor Wear Parts

Screw conveyors are available in both shafted and shaftless configurations.  The type of conveyor that is best for your application is determined upon the needs of your individual process.  For this discussion, we will concentrate on the Shafted Screw Conveyor
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Top Belt Conveyor Manufacturers

Top Belt Conveyor Manufacturers

Since the nineteenth-century belt conveyors have been used as an effective method for transporting bulk materials, and are now one of the most widely used and efficient means of transporting compactable and granular solids. Water and wastewater treatment facilities have
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Design Considerations for Conveyors and Storage

All material handling systems in a wastewater treatment plant need two things; conveyors and storage. These are two pieces of equipment that need to be designed correctly in order to operate optimally.  Common questions for a material handling system are: 
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Belt Conveyors vs Screw Conveyors in Municipal Wastewater Plants

Belt Conveyors vs Screw Conveyors in Municipal Wastewater Plants

Municipal Water and Waste Water Treatment plants need to use conveyance for solids, screenings, and grit. Plants choose between belt conveyors and screw conveyors. The choice between belt conveyors vs screw conveyors comes down to what materials you are conveying.
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Typical Cost of Material Handling Systems

Typical Cost of Material Handling Systems

Municipal Utilities are increasingly investing in automated material handling systems to solve simple to complex bio-solids management challenges. JMS Bio-HANDLING Systems utilize a combination of material handling products, processes and experience together to provide a cohesive material handling solution. Common
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