WAM Stainless Steel Trough Screw Conveyors

WAM Stainless Steel Trough Screw Conveyors

Stainless Steel Trough Screw Conveyors offer solutions for conveying or feeding powdered or granular materials, especially in applications where absolute cleanliness and perfect resistance to corrosion are required. Fabrication of the trough conveyors is carried out on machines ensuring perfectly smooth surfaces – which is why material residue is reduced to the minimum. Suitable for use in food manufacturing, animal feed milling, plastics and chemicals, and pharmaceuticals.

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Description

WAM CX Stainless Steel Trough Screw Conveyors are highly versatile. These troughed feeders are manufactured from stainless steel with surface finishing grade suitable for the application. Fabrication of the troughs is carried out on machines ensuring perfectly smooth surfaces which is why material residue is reduced to the minimum. They are are made up of a U or V-shaped trough equipped with at least one outlet spout, an end plate at each trough end, helicoid screw flighting welded on a center pipe with coupling bush at each end, two end bearing assemblies complete with adjustable shaft seal, a number of intermediate hanger bearings depending on the overall length of the screw conveyor, bolted trough covers, and a gear motor appropriate for the application. Depending on the material to be handled, WAM Stainless Steel Trough Screw Conveyors come in a light or medium heavy-duty design. Both types are available with ATEX, Zone 22 certification.

Features

  • Standard 304L or 316L stainless steel design
  • Troughs and screws in modular lengths
  • WAM standard polygonal or cylindrical inlet and outlet spouts
  • End bearing assemblies with externally adjustable shaft seal (stuffing box, air or gas-purged, others)
  • Wide range of intermediate hanger bearings appropriate for the application (self-lubricating on request)
  • End flanges welded orthogonally on trough on special jigs
  • End plates carrying flanged end bearing assemblies or closing-off-trough plates
  • Modular length helicoid screw flighting with square or variable pitch welded on center pipe with shaft coupling at each end
  • Screw sections connected through splined or bolted shaft couplings
  • Screws accurately balanced

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