The supply hopper, located above the bagging scale, is about 14’ above the floor. A supply conveyor, sometimes called a feed conveyor, is used to get the processed product up and into 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
Conveyors to Position, Condition & Move Bags.
Bagging conveyors are used to move filled bags from the bag filler through the bag closer and onto the palletizing area. The 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
What Bagging Conveyor Options Do I Need?
How do I decide what bagging conveyor options 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 needs,... Read more