Handling fragile and friable materials
In the world of conveying and transportation of bulk materials, one of the biggest challenges is protecting a product’s integrity as it moves from point “A” to point “B”.
Whether you’re conveying food products like cereal flakes, fruits and vegetables or pasta, or sensitive chemical products such as ammonium nitrate, fertilizer or sulphur flakes, ensuring the gentle transport of those goods is vital for minimizing product degradation and damage.
Proper handling of bulk materials requires more than preventing the simple breakage of products, although these breakages are a common occurrence. Ensuring materials are conveyed in a gentle manner also means preventing surface damage such as scoring and degradation, and preventing the generation of dusting in dry particles.
UniTrak’s TipTrak bucket conveyors are designed for the bulk handling of fragile and friable products. Installed all over the world for a wide variety of industries and applications, TipTrak interlocking bucket conveyors are specifically tailored for gentle handling of bulk materials.
TipTrak bucket conveyors are designed with five features for meeting any fragility challenges:
UniTrak has been specializing in the gentle transport and conveying of bulk material goods for more than 50 years. The TipTrak bucket conveyor line has been specifically designed for the gentle handling of a wide variety of bulk materials, while our Powderflight aeromechanical conveyors are well suited for gently conveying powders and granules.
Examples of fragile and friable materials that UniTrak equipment handles include:
Ensuring your bulk products are handled in a gentle and safe manner will help prevent breakages and degradation in products, reducing material costs and, in many cases, help improve operational efficiencies.
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