All Blog Posts about ‘Bucket Elevators’

Choosing a Bucket Elevator Manufacturer

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Choosing a Bucket Elevator Manufacturer

Bucket elevators are used throughout a variety of industries to transport bulk solids to varying heights while requiring only a minimal footprint. They have become a necessity at mineral processing facilities, fertilizer plants, recycling operations, and more. One reason they have become so widespread is Continue reading →

 

Considerations in Replacing a Bucket Elevator

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Bucket Elevator Replacement

When it comes to vertically conveying bulk solids, the bucket elevator is unmatched in its capabilities. This diverse, high-capacity machine has become an essential tool at plants handling everything from fertilizers and minerals, to specialty chemicals and aggregates. The criticality of the bucket elevator is Continue reading →

 

Material Considerations in Handling Potash

This article was authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Potash Handling

Handling a demanding material such as potash requires dependable performance from each piece of equipment in a processing facility. The need for reliability holds especially true for material handling equipment. Bucket elevators, belt conveyors, and so forth must be designed to manage the challenges potash Continue reading →

 

Sizing a Bucket Elevator for Maximum Efficiency

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Bucket Elevator

Bucket elevators are available in a wide range of sizes. And while any size bucket elevator can vertically transport material, optimizing the size of the elevator for its intended application is the key to reducing the overall size and cost of the unit while ensuring Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Dual Drive Bucket Elevator

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Dual Drive Bucket Elevator

This week’s photo comes to us from a facility in Wisconsin where FEECO engineered and built several bucket elevators for handling frac sand. The bucket elevator shown in the photo features dual 50HP Shaft Mount Drives. Frac sand has been in the spotlight lately, as Continue reading →

 

Bucket Elevator Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Bucket Elevator FAQs

Bucket elevators provide vertical handling solutions to every industry from mining to specialty chemicals, and can be configured to suit a range of handling needs, making them the equipment of choice for most vertical handling applications.  The diversity of bucket elevators often leads to questions Continue reading →

 

Bucket Elevator Maintenance Checklist

This article was authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Bucket Elevator Maintenance Checklist

Regardless of the material being handled or the configuration type being used, regular maintenance is absolutely essential to bucket elevators. In addition to preventing costly breakdowns, consistent bucket elevator maintenance provides a multitude of benefits such as improved safety and an increase in the life Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: Calciners for Soda Ash Production, Sugar Drying, and Choosing a Bucket Elevator Manufacturer

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Choosing a Bucket Elevator Manufacturer

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: The Role of the Calciner in Producing Soda Ash The Role of the Calciner in Producing Soda Ash, looks at the processing Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What is the Difference Between a Centrifugal and Continuous Bucket Elevator?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What is the Difference Between Centrifugal and Continuous Bucket Elevators?

FEECO manufactures two bucket elevator designs: centrifugal and continuous. They are built to move bulk materials vertically, and offer their own distinct advantages to the bulk handling operation at hand. Continuous bucket elevators are used for less vigorous bulk material handling applications. The slow speed Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: Aspects of Successful Bulk Solids Processing, Pelletizing Potash and AS Fertilizers, and Considerations in Bucket Elevator Replacement

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Bucket Elevator

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Six Aspects of Successful Bulk Solids Processing Six Aspects of Successful Bulk Solids Processing looks at the key requirements needed for a Continue reading →

 


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