The supply hopper, located above the bagging scale, is about 14’ above the floor. A supply conveyor, sometimes called feed conveyor, is used to get the processed product up and in to the bagger's supply hopper. Feed conveyors can be used to move products from a variety of upstream process equipment (i.e. mixers, blenders, dryers) or bulk bags (FIBC). Most... Read more

Bagging conveyors are used to move filled bags from the bag filler through the bag closer and on to the palletizing area. Following are different types of bagging conveyors.   Inline Bag Check Weight Conveyor Since bag filling scales can’t be weight certified, an inline weight certifiable conveyor can be used to weigh bags. As the bag passes over the... Read more

How do I decide what bagging conveyor options do I need? Well, selecting a conveyor is like buying a car. First you decide on the model (i.e. sedan, convertible, SUV), then you pick the options (i.e. color, engine size, CD player). Likewise with a conveyor… do you need a transfer, kicking, flattening or turning conveyor? Then, based on your specific... Read more