bucket conveyor

bucket conveyor

[′bək·ət kən′vā·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A continuous bulk conveyor constructed of a series of buckets attached to one or two strands of chain or in some instances to a belt. Also called bucket carrier.
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Concrete Spreader receives concrete directly from the mixer or via a bucket conveyor and pours it in accordance with element contours or thickness.
For simple and flexible product control, the machine integrates a variable pitch bucket conveyor using linear motor technology, and a feathering pusher mechanism with a two-axis kinematic arm that allows pusher heads to be changed from the operator side.
3) Supply and replacement of bucket conveyor 3 and 4 - to 12 months from the date of the agreement.
The dredging is done by bucket conveyor, complete with rock sorting capabilities.
Scale-Tron has replaced its spiral feed fiber dispenser with a new model using a chain and bucket conveyor. "This new concept will reliably dispense any size and type of bag," says company president Robin Shepherdson.
The sugar is then transferred from the rail car to a silo via a bucket conveyor.
The transportation systems travel the bulk materials and goods on direction: horizontal (slat conveyor), vertical (bucket conveyor), inclined (screw conveyor) or combined in function of necessity.
When its vision system senses the orientation of randomly placed products moving rapidly down eight-foot conveyors, the robot picks up the product, properly reorients it and deposits it into a bucket conveyor, cartoning operation or other downstream machine.
Sawdust is loaded into the silo with an auger and bucket conveyor. The silo has chain flails to break up bridges.
The properly sized beans then go into a bucket conveyor, up and across a mezzanine, and down to a printer that puts the words "Jelly Belly" on them.
In retrospect, a belt or bucket conveyor would probably offer a more maintenance-free operation than the screw conveyor now in use.
A new bucket conveyor is the latest addition to an extensive conveyor line available from Weighpack, Inc.