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CDM Systems Drop-Forged Chain Flight Options

Tech Brief: Drag Chain Conveyor Operation

Understanding the Functional Differences Between Drag Conveyor and En-Masse Drag Conveyor INTRODUCTION Chain conveyors whether known as Drags, Scraper, Paddle, or EnMasse all start out with a continuous chain and fixed flights operating within an enclosed trough. While each individual type functions somewhat differently, their purpose is to accelerate and move a bulk commodity from […]

HEAVY-DUTY EN-MASSE CONVEYORS ARE ENGINEERED TO HANDLE AGGRESSIVE MATERIALS FOR 24/7 OPERATION

Elk River, MN – CDM Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty En-Masse conveyors and systems, features drop-forged chain and conveyor designs for aggressive applications. Also known as Drag conveyors, En-Masse conveyors offer the best in conveying technology due to the efficient size to capacity ratio, the ability to convey in multiple directions, the capability […]

MOBILE MARINE LEGS PROVIDE SAFE, RELIABLE OFF-LOAD AND OPERATING COST SAVINGS

Elk River, Minn. – Mobile Marine Legs from CDM Systems, Inc., couple the benefits of high capacity, efficiency, and durability of the En-Masse conveying principles with the versatility of un-loading mobility. These features produce the most effective equipment for port or river bulk cargo unloading. Single-leg Mobile Marine Unloaders provide peek digging capacities from 150 […]

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CDM Systems Drop-Forged Chain Flight Options

Tech Brief: Drag Chain Conveyor Operation

Understanding the Functional Differences Between Drag Conveyor and En-Masse Drag Conveyor INTRODUCTION Chain conveyors whether known as Drags, Scraper, Paddle, or EnMasse all start out with a continuous chain and fixed flights operating within an enclosed trough. While each individual type functions somewhat differently, their purpose is to accelerate and move a bulk commodity from […]

CDM Systems En-Masse Conveyor with Support Legs Installation

Application Review: Glass Cullet

Fiberglass Manufacturer Reduces Maintenance Cost and Improves Operating Conditions with Drag Chain Conveyors to Handle Glass Cullet CHALLENGE A global fiberglass insulation manufacturer sought an improved method for handling glass cullet and batch. The screw and belt conveyors used in all of the North American plants to move glass and bulk material were causing excessive […]

Application Review: Power Generation

Ash Handling Efficiency Improves Operations and Reduces Maintenance for a Coal Powered Utility CHALLENGE A large +/-200 MW generation facility in Illinois had an ongoing maintenance challenge with the coal ash handling systems installed in the plant. Previous expansion left the utility with a range of different conveying equipment and complicated conveyor designs for handling […]

Application Review: Pulp and Paper Manufacturer

Pulp and Paper Mill Cuts Maintenance Costs and Improves Operations with Salt Cake Conveyor Redesign CHALLENGE A Pulp & Paper facility in Northwestern Pennsylvania had extensive issues with conveyor corrosion and subsequent failure on the salt cake handling system due to the corrosive vapor that was generated when the cake was introduced to a black […]

CDM Systems En-Masse Drag Chain Conveyor on L-Path Installation

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CDM Systems ash-handling, horizontal En-Masse Drag Conveyor installation.

Application Review: Biomass Power Generation

Utility Uses Farm Waste to Generate Power and Capitalizes on Revenue Streams CHALLENGE CDM was contracted to provide a layout, conveyors, drives, structural steel towers and catwalk trusses for approx. 500 ft. of the conveying distance. Total conveying distance of the product is approximately 600 ft. Conveyors were designed at a rate of 20 TPH […]

Application Review: Wood Products Manufacturer

En-Masse Twin Chain Retrofit Gets a Brazilian Wood Products Manufacturer Running at Full Capacity CHALLENGE Poor design and sizing of the existing conveyors complicated by incorrect flight selection meant the conveyors could not handle the required loads or the characteristics of the material. The material handling challenges lead to conveyor failure and unplanned downtime. PRODUCTS […]

CDM Systems inclined En-Masse Drag Conveyor installation for ash handling.

Application Review: Coal and Ash Handling

A University Reduces Maintenance and Increases Efficiency with a Complete Coal and Ash Handling System CHALLENGE A university in the northeastern part of North Dakota needed to upgrade their central heating system. The winters in the region are long and cold requiring a 7 month heating season. The aging system was costly to operate due […]