Benefits of Bucket Elevators
Bucket Elevator, is a necessary useful machinery, as it is capable to convey light to heavy supplies. Bucket Elevator or Bucket Conveyor, consists of number of bucket attached for loading and transmitting the material with a strong belt to move on. It is a necessary machine, which is best suited to the oil mills, food industries, grain industries, cattle field industries, fertilizer industries, pet coke handling and various chemical industries etc.
Neo Bucket Elevators, is a system for elevating bulk materials. Nowadays, continuous developments in bucket shape, head and boot profiles, manufacturing and operating specifications are being done. Unique bucket shapes and the chains or belts as traction element and various combinations make a efficient bucket elevator.
Types of Bucket Elevators
Bucket Elevators, are serving both the inclined and vertical movement of material with ease. The most popular is a centrifugal discharge elevator, which may well be vertical or inclined. Unlike earlier elevators, small, flat steel buckets, these days modern elevators uses a rubber belt with plastic bucket, which has made them a lot more efficient and durable.
Neo Inclined Elevators, have the buckets set close together may have the discharge chute set partly beneath the head pulley. The speed of the inclined elevator is low mainly because it doesn’t rely on the centrifugal force.
Neo Vertical Elevators, on the other hand, have spaced buckets with rounded bottoms. The supplies from a boot, a pit or a pile might be readily loaded to a centrifugal elevator. The shape of buckets are triangular and close to on the belt with small or no space in between them. This kind of elevator are becoming employed to carry heavy material, and lift at a slow pace.
The principal function of elevator is to continue pulsating flow of material through a vertical handling. Apart from centrifugal discharge type, continuous variety and super capacity elevators are there to serve. Slow Elevators may be applied in case of lumpy and abrasive materials. Apart from conventional bucket elevators, shelf elevator, cradle elevators and a kind of overlapping bucket elevators etc. are in use.