Similar to a Chute Conveyor, Wheel Conveyor, Roller Conveyor, and Chain Conveyor, Slat Conveyor, Flat Belt Conveyor, Magnetic Belt Conveyor, Troughed Belt Conveyor, Bucket Conveyor, and Vibrating Conveyor, a Screw Conveyor is another transport equipment designed to move material efficiently from one location to another but the mode of movement is through screws that hold the material it is moving, while moving in a screw motion.
|Other Conveyors to Consider|
- Bulk + On-Floor
- Consists of a tube or U-shaped stationary trough through which a shaft-mounted helix revolves to push loose material forward in a horizontal or inclined direction
- One of the most widely used conveyors in the processing industry
- Many applications in agricultural and chemical processing
- Water screw developed circa 250 BC by Archimedes