The motion of belt or chain is un device for the lifting of bulk materials. Bucket elevators enjoy a few advantages, which include simplicity of design and fabrication, req un-directional. Bucket elevator is a very simple yet reliable requires minimum floor space, low initial investment.
Often bucket elevators are classified according to the bucket spacing and mode of discharge. They are:
Centrifugal discharge elevators
Gravity or Continuous discharge elevators
Positive discharge elevators
Components of bucket elevators:
The essential components of a bucket elevator are:
Typical average materials which can be conveyed by bucket elevators are: