Sludge conveyors move materials with a high water/low solids content. They’re often used between a filter press and a dryer or dryer and dumpster. Applications are found in mining, for handling drilling mud and dewatered grit, hemp oil extraction, and for transporting biosolids in wastewater treatment plants.
A sludge conveyor is more cost-effective than a screw conveyor for these types of material. Energy costs per ton are lower and a complete system will cost less.
Sludge conveyors are also more adaptable than screw conveyors. They can move material up and down inclines and even around corners. They can handle sludge with solids content as low as 10% and materials that would stick to a screw.
West River Conveyors has extensive expertise in engineering belt conveyors for difficult materials and challenging conditions. We design and build sludge conveyors with quality materials and components from leading manufacturers that will exceed your expectations.
West River Conveyors can engineer a solution for your sludge conveying needs. We will consider the tons per hour required, belt speed, belt width, inclination, and space constraints and develop an appropriate custom conveyor system.
A custom sludge conveyor can be built using the materials, finishes, and components you require. Stainless steel or powder-coated structure, motor, and drives to suit your preferences or standards for voltage, size, and mounting location. When you choose a custom conveyor you get exactly what you need.
When a new conveyor requires integration with existing equipment making everything work together can be a challenge. West River Conveyors can include accessories like chutes and hoppers that will make this easy.
Accessories can also improve reliability and safety and reduce material spills. Here are some examples of the accessories West River Conveyors can include:
If other accessories would improve productivity, safety, or reliability, or simplify maintenance we will be happy to incorporate them. Call 800.332.2781 to discuss these or any other special requirements.
We offer an extensive range of replacement parts that will help you keep your conveyor system running and prolong its life.
We offer a quick turnaround on most parts and can advise on what’s right for your equipment. If you don’t see what you need listed, ask if we could obtain it for you.
To expedite delivery of replacement conveyor parts, please provide the following information when placing an order or requesting pricing:
We’ve been building robust, high-quality belt conveyors for challenging environments since 1981. Our underground and surface conveyors transport aggregate, powders, ores, and other dense, abrasive, and difficult to move materials in places like mines, harbors, and power plants. To learn how we could meet your needs for rugged, durable conveyor systems, chat with us today.
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