Two drag chain conveyors.

Chain conveyors

Chain Conveyors are a competitive choice when bulk material is conveyed in an inclined angle. The main advantage of Chain Conveyors compared to other systems is the sealed frame structure — the conveyed material will not leak or spill out of the conveyor.

Modularly designed conveyors ensure easy and minor maintenance as well as extreme reliability in special conditions. Chain Conveyors are tailored according to the properties of the conveyed materials, capacity, and distance.

Laitex's chain conveyors

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Characteristic Benefits

  • Adjustable capacity with variable frequency drive.
  • Water and dust proof sealed structure.
  • Best solution for long distances.
  • Large inclination angles.
  • Energy-efficient in conveying bulk material.
  • Possibility for several feed and extraction points.
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Bulk materials

  • Ash
  • Sand
  • Woodchips, bark, sawdust, peat
  • Pellets
  • Coal
  • Limestone
  • Cement
  • Plastic materials
  • Agricultural materials
  • Other materials as requested

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Specifications for typical applications
Inclination-45...0...+45 °
Width 400 – 1800 mm
LengthUp to approx. 60m
Construction details
Construction materialsCarbon-, stainless-, wear resistant-, high temperature or heat resistant steels. Other materials on request.
Conveying elementSingle or dual chain. (According to norm DIN 8167). Application specific scraper design.
Drive unitGear motor. Open chain transmission with shear pin or direct drive.
ComponentsService hatches for inspection and conveying element service. Chain tension adjusting device. Standard pillow block bearing housings with radial roller bearings. Stuffing boxes for shaft sealing (Optionally boxes with air input). Sensors for rotation and blockage.
SafetyGuards and protective devices according to EN 618.
Other options are available on request
ATEX directive (2014/34/EU)
All Laitex devices can be equipped to fulfil the requirements of ATEX Equipment group II in categories 2 G, D and 3 G, D (suitable for ATEX zones 1, 2, 21 and 22).
All Laitex equipment conform to Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC, and are therefore acceptable for CE-marking.

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