How Does a Drag Conveyor Work?

How Does a Drag Conveyor Work? A drag conveyor is a versatile option used by many industrial plants to transfer bulk material from one point to another. Also commonly referred to as a drag chain or drag flight conveyor, this popular type of conveyor is characterized by a single- or double-stranded chain of paddles or “flights” that are driven by… Read More ›

What Is a Drag Conveyor?

What Is a Drag Conveyor? As the name implies, material is dragged along the conveyor by either a single chain or multiple chains with a paddle. At many industrial plants, it’s crucial to be able to move bulk material quickly and reliably. Whether you’re dealing with cement, clinker, lime, coal, wood chips, phosphate, food waste, grains, or ash, a dependable… Read More ›

What Is a Bucket Elevator Used For?

What Is a Bucket Elevator Used For? One of the most common types of conveyors you’ll find at industrial facilities is the bucket elevator. This style of conveyor is a workhorse for a variety of industries and can reliably and efficiently move large quantities of bulk material. They are used effectively in a wide variety of industries, including: Agriculture Cement… Read More ›

How to Build the Right Conveyor

How to Build the Right Conveyor If you’re in the market for a conveyor for your factory or industrial plant, you don’t have to settle for a pre-fabricated, “cookie-cutter”-style conveyor that only meets some of your needs. Materials Handling Equipment (MHE) can custom-manufacture a heavy-duty conveyor that is designed to check all the boxes for your company and will provide… Read More ›

When Should You Replace Your Conveyor?

When Should You Replace Your Conveyor? An industrial conveyor, if manufactured properly, can provide decades of service, moving large quantities of bulk material quickly and reliably. However, like any type of industrial equipment, a conveyor will eventually need to be replaced. Deciding when a new conveyor is needed isn’t always easy, especially considering the time and expense involved in a… Read More ›