|Place of Origin:||China|
|Minimum Order Quantity:||1set|
|Packaging Details:||Standard export wooden cases|
|Delivery Time:||within 7-15 work days|
|Payment Terms:||L/C, T/T, Western Union, MoneyGram|
|Name:||Elevator Conveyor||Frame Material:||Carbon Steel, SUS304, SUS316|
|Usage:||Limestone, Coal, Dry Clay, Others||Discharge Port::||Single Or Multiple|
|Bucket Material:||PP Or SUS||Application:||Powder, Granular, Small Block Materials|
High Speed SUS304 Bucket Elevator,
Cement Fly Ash Chain Bucket Elevator
|Capacity||Based on different models from 1 to 150tons per hour|
|Bucket Size and Shape||Customized|
|Bucket Spacing||400mm or customized|
|Bucket Material||Plastic, steel, stainless steel, and other alloys|
|Drive Power||Based on different models|
|Safety Features||Emergency stop buttons, safety sensors, guards, and interlocking mechanisms|
|Control System||Variable frequency drives (VFDs), programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and human-machine interfaces (HMIs)|
Here is a description of the main components of a bucket elevator:
Buckets: The buckets are the primary components of a bucket elevator. They are typically made of plastic, metal, or a combination of both and are attached to the conveying belt or chain at regular intervals. The shape and size of the buckets can vary depending on the material being transported.
Belt or Chain: The buckets are mounted on a continuous looped belt or chain that runs between two or more pulleys or sprockets. The belt or chain is responsible for moving the buckets in a vertical or inclined direction.
Drive Mechanism: The drive mechanism, typically an electric motor, powers the movement of the belt or chain and provides the necessary force to lift the material. It is usually located at the bottom or top of the bucket elevator.
Head and Tail Pulleys (or Sprockets): The head pulley (or sprocket) is located at the top of the bucket elevator and is responsible for driving the belt or chain. The tail pulley (or sprocket) is located at the bottom and provides tension to the belt or chain.
Discharge Chute: At the top of the bucket elevator, there is a discharge chute where the material is unloaded from the buckets and directed to the desired location, such as a storage bin, conveyor, or processing equipment.
The working principle of a bucket elevator involves the following steps:
Material Loading: The buckets scoop up the material from a feed point, such as a hopper or conveyor, as the belt or chain moves along the bottom of the elevator.
Vertical Conveying: As the belt or chain moves upward, the buckets carry the material along the vertical or inclined path. The centrifugal force generated by the movement of the buckets keeps the material in the buckets as they ascend.
Discharge: When the buckets reach the top of the elevator, they tip over or pass over the head pulley/sprocket, and the material is discharged into the discharge chute. The buckets then return to the bottom of the elevator empty to repeat the cycle.
Bucket elevators are widely used in industries such as agriculture, mining, construction, food processing, and many others. They are suitable for handling a wide range of bulk materials, including grains, seeds, fertilizers, aggregates, powders, and various granular or lumpy materials.
1. Installation and Commissioning
2. Training and Operator Assistance
3. Maintenance and Spare Parts
4. Technical Support
5. Repair and Upgrades
6. Safety Assessments and Compliance Support
7. System Design and Engineering Support
8. System Integration
9. On-Site Support and Troubleshooting
Q1: What types of materials can be handled by a bucket elevator?
Bucket elevators can handle various materials, such as grains, seeds, fertilizers, aggregates, powders, pellets, and other bulk solids. The material characteristics, such as size, shape, and flowability, should be considered when selecting a bucket elevator.
Q2: How do I determine the capacity and lift height required for my application?
Determining the capacity and lift height depends on factors such as the desired throughput rate, the bulk density of the material, and the vertical distance between the inlet and outlet points.
Q3: Can a bucket elevator handle fragile or delicate materials?
Yes, bucket elevators can handle fragile or delicate materials. By selecting appropriate bucket designs, speed control, and implementing gentle handling techniques, it is possible to minimize product damage or degradation during transportation.
Q4: Can a bucket elevator be customized to fit my specific application?
Yes, bucket elevators can be customized to meet specific application requirements. They can be tailored in terms of capacity, lift height, speed, bucket size and shape, materials of construction, and other parameters to suit your material handling needs.
Q5: Can a bucket elevator be integrated into an existing production line?
Yes, bucket elevators can be integrated into existing production lines. They can be synchronized with other equipment such as feeders, conveyors, and processing machinery to ensure smooth material flow and efficient operations.