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Screw Conveyors

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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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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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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Screw Conveyor Basics: Screw Conveyor Fill Rate

Screw Conveyor Basics: Screw Conveyor Fill Rate

Screw conveyors are a standard means of conveyance in Water and Waste Water Treatment (W&WWT) plant applications. They are completely enclosed, have few moving parts, and have a relatively small cross-sectional area as opposed to belt conveyors which are typically
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Shafted Screw Conveyor vs Shaftless Screw Conveyor Presentation

Watch this JMS Presentation on Shafted Screw Conveyors vs Shaftless Screw Conveyors. Greg Hyde, Product Manager | Material Handling from JMS, talks about when to choose between  shafted screw conveyors and shaftless screw conveyors in a wastewater application. Screw conveyors
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Shafted Screw Conveyors vs Shaftless Screw Conveyors

Shafted Screw Conveyors vs Shaftless Screw Conveyors

Over the years, the use of screw conveyors in municipal wastewater plants has been popular for a combination of reasons. The full enclosure of the screw conveyor helps with two big housekeeping issues at the wastewater treatment plant; spilling of
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Typical Costs of Material Handling Equipment Components

Typical Costs of Material Handling Equipment Components

There are several applications for Material Handling Equipment in the Wastewater industry.  Whether the application is conveyance or storage of dewatered biosolids, sludge, screenings or grit, it is important to consider such factors as volume, solids, density, of the substrate
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