"The new tubular cable conveyor is a strategic addition that complements Flexicon's established line of flexible screw conveyors and pneumatic conveying systems, allowing us to now convey virtually any bulk solid material in the most efficient manner possible," says Gill, adding, "Flexicon has engineered and thoroughly tested the new conveyor over several years to significantly advance the technology and performance associated with this conveying method."The conveyor moves material using high-strength polymer discs—affixed to a stainless steel cable—that
Gentle handling offered by the conveyor makes it suitable for food products that are prone to breakage or degradation including: cereals, coffees, teas, dried fruits, frozen vegetables, grains, nuts, peas, pet foods, seeds, snack foods and spices. Typical non-food applications include bulk chemicals, minerals, chopped fiberglass, microspheres, regrind, pellets, tobacco and other friable materials.Modular system components in 304 or 316 stainless steel include tubing, drive
Available in unlimited configurations, the conveyor is offered as a stand-alone system, or fully integrated with upstream and downstream equipment such as inlet hoppers, bag dump stations, bulk bag dischargers, bulk bag fillers,
drum/box/container dumpers, weigh batching/blending systems, screeners, filling machines and storage vessels manufactured by Flexicon and others.
Free testing is offered at Flexicon test laboratories on full-scale Tubular Cable Conveyors and upstream equipment that simulate customer processes.
FLEXI-DISC® Tubular Cable Conveyors in unlimited configurations with single or multiple inlets and outlets are offered as stand-alone conveyors or as systems integrated with new or existing upstream and downstream equipment.