What is a FlexMAX Flexible Screw Conveyor?
It is a dry solids conveyor that uses a shaftless auger to move material.
What is the flow capacity of the FlexMAX?
It can move up to 500 FT3 per hour.
Why do we need to test material to decide what FlexMAX will be optimum?
The material can react differently and we must test using different auger profiles and speeds to determine what to quote.
What are the components of a flexible screw conveyor?
It consists of a flexible auger, Motor and gear reducer, flexible casing, material hopper or inlet box, and controls.
What are the advantages of using a flexible screw conveyor?
The FlexMAX is a simple unit that is easily maintained and cleaned that can be re-tooled to convey all materials.
What are the applications of a flexible screw conveyor?
The FlexMAX is used to move material from any process to another process or to the packaging line.
How does a flexible screw conveyor work?
It rotates the auger inside the casing filling the space in the flights moving the material.
What is the maximum capacity of a flexible screw conveyor?
We have FlexMAX models that convey up to 500 Ft3 per hour.
How do I choose the right size of flexible screw conveyor for my application?
The best way is to send a sample of material to us for detailed testing.
What kind of materials can be conveyed with a flexible screw conveyor?
Any dry solid material from fine powder to .75" particle size.
Can a flexible screw conveyor be used for conveying abrasive materials?
Yes, and we have material selections to accommodate varying degrees of abrasive materials.
How do I maintain and clean a flexible screw conveyor?
The auger, casing, and hopper can be easily disassembled and cleaned using any means necessary to meet your specific requirements.
What are the safety considerations when using a flexible screw conveyor?
Keeping body parts out of the material inlet and discharge.
Can a flexible screw conveyor be used in a food processing or pharmaceutical facility?