Answers to 10 common questions about screw conveyors
Initially used in milling plants and agricultural applications, screw conveyors are now widely used in industries that handle or process bulk solids. Though screw conveyors are constantly being applied to new uses, little guidance is available on how to use screw conveyors, particularly in special applications. In this third of a question-and-answer series on common powder and bulk solids handling problems, a consultant answers 10 screw conveyor questions he's commonly asked.
Q: When should I consider using a screw conveyor?