All Blog Posts about ‘Bucket Elevators’

Achieving Optimal Wood Chip Handling with Custom Equipment

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Wood-Chip-Handling-System

Whether in packaging production, pulp and paper processing, biomass fuel generation or otherwise, wood-based biomass products are handled in a variety of settings and forms, from bark to shredded wood, and perhaps most often, wood chips. The unique characteristics of wood biomass materials require careful Continue reading →

 

Bucket Elevators: The Choice for Vertical Aggregate Handling

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Bucket-Elevators-for-Aggregates

Vertical handling is a necessity in the aggregate industry, transporting material seamlessly throughout a processing facility despite the various heights at which it must be delivered. Throughout aggregate processing facilities, material is elevated for feeding weigh hoppers, loading rail cars, transporting material to various processing Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Project Profile on Potash Bucket Elevators

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

potash-bucket-elevators

This week’s highlighted resource is a project profile on potash bucket elevators. Bucket elevators are frequently used at potash processing facilities for high-capacity vertical transportation of potash. As a preferred provider of heavy-duty bucket elevators, FEECO provided 18 super-capacity bucket elevators to this potash compaction Continue reading →

 

A Guide to Bucket Elevator Installation

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Greg Makos
Technical Writer

Bucket Elevator Installation Guide

When installing a bucket elevator, it is important to remember that this is a vital piece of equipment in the process flow, requiring attention to detail during installation. Improper installation can lead to inefficiencies, equipment malfunction, and premature wear. Through decades of experience, FEECO has Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Brochure on FEECO Bucket Elevators

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Bucket-Elevator-Brochure

This week’s highlighted resource is a brochure on the FEECO Bucket Elevators. FEECO bucket elevators are used throughout a host of industries to provide high-capacity vertical handling of bulk solids from fertilizers to minerals and everything in between. A variety of options and customizations are Continue reading →

 

Bucket Style Selection

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Greg Makos
Technical Writer

Bucket elevator

Has your company recently decided that it’s time for a new bucket elevator? Or maybe it’s time to replace the buckets on your old elevator? The process can seem fairly intimidating at first; buckets don’t come in a “one size fits all” format and there Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: 3D Bucket Elevator

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

3D Bucket Elevator

Today’s photo highlights a 3D bucket elevator. FEECO offers both continuous and centrifugal bucket elevators, all designed and manufactured to meet the needs of the unique material to be transported. Continuous bucket elevators are predominantly used when gentle material transportation is required, such as with fragile Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What Factors should be Considered in Bucket Elevator Design?

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

A FEECO bucket elevator.

Bucket elevators are an efficient means of transporting material from one location to another, though they do not necessarily come in a one-size-fits-all configuration. Due to their versatility in working with a wide range of materials and industries, bucket elevators must be specifically designed on Continue reading →

 

Bucket Elevator Basics

This article was authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Bucket Elevators

If material needs to be moved vertically, chances are a bucket elevator is the ideal solution for the job. In fact, the versatility and configurability of this equipment make bucket elevators a common material handling system in a number of different industries. Listed below are Continue reading →

 

Bucket Elevator Design: Centrifugal Vs. Continuous

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Greg Makos
Technical Writer

Bucket Elevator Intermediate Sections

When selecting a bucket elevator, the goal is to allow for the most efficient process flow possible. In order to do this, it is important to understand the design functions of each piece of equipment and how they affect the material that is being handled. Continue reading →