Flexible Screw vs Pneumatic Vacuum VS Tubular Conveyors
Spiral conveyor, pneumatic vacuum conveyor, tubular conveyor…which is the best option to move your bulk solids?
We break it down for you in a handy reference document.
Comparing Flexible Screw Conveyors, Pneumatic Conveyors and Tubular Conveyors
There are several options available on the market when it comes to conveying powders and other bulk materials. Spiral conveyors (also known as Spiralfeeder™ or flexible screw conveyors), pneumatic conveyors and tubular cable conveyors (sometimes called drag or disc conveyors) offer a variety of advantages. Choosing the best one for your specific use, however, requires three primary considerations:
- The type of bulk materials to convey
- Physical parameters/environmental conditions
- Project budget
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If you are considering how to buy a flexible screw conveyor, pneumatic vacuum conveyor or a tubular conveyor, this handy comparison presents the advantages and drawabacks of each of the three options.
While this conveyor comparison chart can serve as a guide, we encourage you to contact Automated Flexible Conveyors directly about your project specifications. Our skilled engineers can answer your questions and provide more detailed information that will allow you to make a well-informed buying decision.
Most often, our customers have narrowed their choices down to either a flexible screw conveyor, pneumatic vacuum conveyor or a tubular conveyor. That’s why we are only going to compare these three options here.
Flexible Screw Conveyors
Pneumatic Vacuum Conveyors
Tubular (drag) Conveyors
While this comparison chart can serve as a guide, we encourage you to contact Automated Flexible Conveyors directly about your project specifications. Our team can answer your questions and provide more detailed information that will allow you to make a well-informed decision.
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