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Publication Date: 07/2005
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Troubleshooting tips for your aeromechanical conveyor

Many users don't fully understand how their aeromechanical conveyor works, which can lead to several operating problems. After describing the aeromechanical conveyor's components and operation, this article details symptoms, sources, and remedies for four common conveyor operating problems.

The versatile aeromechanical conveyor (also called a disc-and-rope, hockey-puck, or aero conveyor) can transfer a wide range of dry bulk materials at high speed and can move them vertically or horizontally and around one or more 90-degree turns. These features make the unit a popular batch conveyor in many processing plants. A closer look at how the conveyor works can help you understand how some operating problems occur and what you can do to remedy them.

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