GALVANIZED CONVEYORS
(SINGLE-CHAIN)

Selecting the Right Width Elevator

To operate your conveying system at maximum efficiency, your material handling requirements must be properly matched with the optimum elevator width. We offer a complete selection of elevator widths... 7", 9", 11" and 13"... to meet different material handling requirements.

Silages and Haylages

7" WIDTH — will usually handle silo unloaders up to 5 H.P.
9" WIDTH — will handle most sizes of silo unloaders
11" and 13" WIDTH — use where two, large silo unloaders are discharging into elevator at once.

Small Grains and Coarse Ground Feeds

7", 9", 11" or 13" elevators will handle well. Do not positionelevator at an angle greater than 45°

Whole Ear Corn

A 7", 9", 11" or 13" elevator can be used

Wet Shell Corn (Whole or Ground) and Ground Ear Corn

A 9", 11" or 13" elevator can be used. 7" elevator is not recommended

Meals

We recommend an 11" or 13" elevator. Do not overload, especially for soybean meal

Manure

We recommend a 9", 11" or 13" elevator

Canning Waste

Use a 9", 11" or 13" elevator

Saw Mill Saw Dust Shavings

We recommend a 9", 11" or 13" elevator

Selecting the Right Length Elevator

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Selecting the Right Length Elevator

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Selecting the Right Size Motor

(For Light Materials)

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Selecting the Right Size Motor

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* Refer to “Recommended Maximum Length” table above
WARNING: Electric motor must be totally enclosed, fan cooled and have a manual reset overload protector. Motor starting, stopping and motor reset controls must be located so that the operator has view of the entire operation. Covers (See Accessories) are required on all lower sections of elevator located within 7’ of floor or working level or within reach of people. Failure to heed could result in personal injury or death.

Selecting the Right Motor Pulley

Use a 2.8" O.D. Type A, cast-iron or steel pulley