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Sticky and gummy materials can adhere to equipment, causing downtime and lost throughput. Let us help you successfully convey these difficult to handle materials.

What it
means to you

Sticky materials and products present manufacturers and processors with unique material conveying challenges. Handling sticky materials and products can be tricky and time consuming. Material build up can significantly erode productivity and throughput, requiring frequent equipment stoppages and cleaning. UniTrak equipment can be customerized with options to reduce the losses associated with conveying sticky materials.

Materials and products may adhere because they are inherently sticky, because of the presence of moisture, or due to the build up of a static charge. Our equipment can be engineered and tailored to address the handling of sticky materials. For example, TipTrak™ bucket conveyors can be outfitted with electrically conductive buckets to dissipate static charge build up, or equipped with a bucket knocker to effectively discharge sticky and gummy materials. Examples of sticky materials that our equipment successfully conveys include:

How we've got it


Equipment Choices

TipTrak Bucket Elevator

TipTrak Bucket Elevator

For nearly 50 years, the TipTrak™ bucket elevator has been the number one choice for food and chemical processing companies to elevate their value added powders and bulk products. The TipTrak™ bucket elevator provides the gentlest handling, least spillage, lowest maintenance, and quietest operation of any bucket conveyor system.

Learn more about the TipTrak bucket elevator.

Food Materials
  • Candy sprinkles
  • Fresh pasta
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Granola
  • Gummy bears
  • Jelly bean centers
  • Shelled and roasted nuts
  • Sliced garlic
  • Soluble coffee
  • Soluble tea
  • Sugar
  • Sweetened coconut
  • Trail mix
Non-Food Material
  • Crumb rubber
  • Pastilles
  • Plastics
  • Potting soil
  • Struvite
  • Wax flakes
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Can't find the materials you are looking for?

The material groupings on our website are extensive but not exhaustive. Talk to a rep today about customizing our equipment to better suit your application.

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