Powder and Bulk Engineering
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Skip Navigation LinksHome) Item Details
Powder and Bulk Engineering is a technical publication devoted to readers in the bulk solids market, worldwide.
Case Histories
Item Details:
Publication Date: 08/1988
Pages: 2
PDF Format
Related Item(s):
Recommended Item:
Bucket elevator moves fragile cereals -- gently and efficiently

In 1985, a leading breakfast cereal manufacturer began looking for another to convey its products. It needed a system that could convey to multiple discharge points without transfers and negotiate both horizontal and vertical bends. In addition, the cereals, which are light in bulk density, had to be conveyed at rates up to 2,000 ft3/h, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The manufacturer's existing system, a combination of belt and vibratory conveyors, had several drawbacks. Cleanup was time consuming because the belt had to be removed manually. In addition, each transfer increased product degradation, segregation, and coating loss.

To read this entire article:

You may purchase this article now for personal use. Simply click the Buy Item button above, enter your payment details, and download the article. It will be available to you for 7 days for viewing, printing, or saving for future reference. All articles are copyrighted by CSC Publishing, Inc. and cannot be used for commercial purposes without express permission in writing from the Publisher. This includes but is not limited to: web posting, printing, or sharing via email.


Your payment information is forwarded in an encrypted form, using 40- or 128-bit Secure Socket Layer technology, only to our payment gateway ( for processing.


To view an article, you must have Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. Click on the icon to download Acrobat Reader free of charge.

      Copyright 2014, CSC Publishing Inc. ALL Rights Reserved * Privacy policy