Process Equipment Manufacturer Introduces Flexible Screw Conveyor for Hazardous Environments

AFC Spiralfeeder XP flexible screw conveyor for hazardous locations on mobile platform

AFC SPIRALFEEDERĀ® XP Features Upgrades to Motor, Housing


Clifton, NJ: Process equipment manufacturer Automated Flexible Conveyor, Clifton, NJ, (, has introduced the SPIRALFEEDERĀ® XP flexible screw conveyor. Developed to offer the company’s proprietary screw conveying technology in a design suitable for hazardous installations, the new SPIRALFEEDER XP features an explosion-proof, NEMA 4 Bebco purge control panel enclosure in stainless steel and upgraded hazardous location motor with companion electrical components that meet National Electrical Code standards for transferring hazardous materials. An optional purge unit maintains constant pressure without permitting contact with the outside atmosphere.

Ideal for food, chemical, pharmaceutical and other bulk solids processors concerned with combustible dust and worker safety, the SPIRALFEEDER XP is suitable for safe bulk material transfer in Class II, Division II locations and may be custom-engineered with the properly rated motor, control panel, and enclosure for other locations. The AFC screw conveyor automatically transfers powders, pellets, mixtures, and other bulk materials from its hopper through an enclosed tube to discharge in a mixer, tank, container, or other location.

The powder conveyors are designed and manufactured at the company’s New Jersey facility. The company’s XP capabilities are also available with a NEMA 7/9 enclosure and may be retrofit onto flexible screw conveyors in the field from any manufacturer.

For more information, contact Automated Flexible Conveyor, Inc., 55 Walman Ave., Clifton, NJ 07011; 800-694-7271, [email protected];
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