“RB” Round-Bottom Drag-Flite – The Essmueller Company - flat bottom drag chain conveyors

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Drag Conveyors. Drag conveyors are a great complement to screw conveyors and belt conveyors and a requirement of many bulk material handling applications. Drag conveyors can be used to meter or transfer bulk materials from one process to another. The compact and versatile design allows drag conveyors to fit almost any plant layout. Drag Conveyors by design are able to convey product with little to no product degradation, this is important when you have bulk materials that are pelletized or you wish to maintain the integrity of the product. Round bottom drags typically do a better job when it comes to a thorough clean out of product at the discharge point.

Drag Conveyors Easy Application Chart Drag Type Materials Capacity Range Length Range Incline Range Chain Type Flight Type Speeds Range Flat Bottom (MFB™) Non Abrasive 2800 CFH to 32000 CFH 20' to 200' 0 to 10 degrees Welded Steel Non-metallic 100 to 200 FPM Super Duty Flat Bottom (MSC™) Non Abrasive 12000 CFH to 64000 CFH. Forged chain &paddle options. Our heavy-duty drag conveyors were developed to handle abrasive and heavy materials by combining the features of our flat-bottom drag with special chains, flights, return systems, take-ups, and an especially heavy-duty construction. and round bottom drag conveyors move materials over greater distances with.

Drag chain conveyors are the most effective way to move or elevate bulk material and transfer it from point to point. The design, layout configurations, service duty rating, size of the drive, and type of chain and flight assembly are all components that make a significant difference on the quality, durability and longevity of any given drag conveyor. “RB” Round-Bottom Drag-Flite. Round Bottom Conveyors are designed to operate horizontally or at inclines up to 45° (some material to 60°) with one or two bend sections. An internal “shroud” may be required with some materials at inclines above 14°.