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Conveyor Data Required for Proper Application

Horizontal length of conveyor Inclined length and degree of conveyor Vertical height (rise) of conveyor Hourly capacity required Material being handled Bulk density of material Product granulation size Abrasive/corrosive /hygroscopic qualities Product temperature at inlet Is gas/vapor tight conveyor required? Hours of service per 24 hour day Installation location Physical limitations or restrictions Number of […]

Understanding The Differences Between A Paddle Drag Conveyor And An En-Masse Drag
Conveyor – Blog

There are many different types of chain conveyors on the market, all of which start out with a continuous chain and fixed flights that operate within an enclosed trough. The word “drag” encompasses all styles such as scraper, paddle, or En-Masse because each type of conveyance moves the chain and product by dragging it forward. […]

Top En-Masse Design Elements for Ash Handling – Blog

Top En-Masse Design Elements for Ash Handling Designing the conveyor from the inside out is a great method when engineering a piece of equipment. The full application and site details are collected, then the design work can begin with selecting the optimum chain for the application. Once the chain is chosen, the frame and components […]

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Conveyor Data Required for Proper Application

Horizontal length of conveyor Inclined length and degree of conveyor Vertical height (rise) of conveyor Hourly capacity required Material being handled Bulk density of material Product granulation size Abrasive/corrosive /hygroscopic qualities Product temperature at inlet Is gas/vapor tight conveyor required? Hours of service per 24 hour day Installation location Physical limitations or restrictions Number of […]

To Minimize Material Waste, Slow and Steady Wins the Race – Blog

In a previous blog, we discussed the Turtle Philosophy as it applies to CDM’s exclusive conveyor chain formula, which combines a case-hardened exterior with a malleable core to create the strongest, longest-wearing chain in the industry. This time we’ll reference a notable literary turtle as we analyze the issue of material degradation. In Aesop’s fable […]

Beyond Strength: How the Turtle Philosophy Applies to CDM’s Superior Conveyor Chains – EMJ

Comedian and social activist Dick Gregory once remarked that he lived his life by the Turtle Philosophy: “Hard on the outside, soft on the inside, and willing to stick my neck out.” In a nutshell – or a turtle shell, if you will – this is the basic philosophy behind CDM’s exclusive conveyor chain formula: […]

Beyond Strength: How the Turtle Philosophy Applies to CDM’s Superior Conveyor Chains – Blog

Comedian and social activist Dick Gregory once remarked that he lived his life by the Turtle Philosophy: “Hard on the outside, soft on the inside, and willing to stick my neck out.” In a nutshell – or a turtle shell, if you will – this is the basic philosophy behind CDM’s exclusive conveyor chain formula: […]

“Adapt or Die”? Try “Optimize and Thrive” – Blog

An article in the June 2017 edition of Engineering and Mining Journal stated that the mining industry has had to adapt to stay competitive due to declining material grade and low commodity prices, among other factors. Typically, when someone uses the word “adapt” in a business context, they follow it with “or die.” That’s a […]

The Hateful 8 of Corrosion: Why Your Conveyors Must Account for Them All – Blog

If you’re moving material in the pulp and paper industry, you’re all too familiar with corrosion. That’s the deterioration of a metal as a result of chemical reactions between it and the surrounding environment. Unfortunately, keeping corrosion in your conveyors to a minimum isn’t as simple as applying a highly corrosive-resistant surface to everything and […]

CDM Drag Chain Conveyor with Drop-Forged Chain Video

  Watch live as our Drop-Forged Chain moves through a Drag Chain Conveyor. See what your material sees.

CDM Systems En-Masse Conveyor Video

  Watch as the CDM En-Masse Drag Chain Conveyor moves material. The En-Masse conveying principle is the most efficient form of material handling for high volume operations.

CDM Systems Company Introduction Video

  CDM Systems started more than 40 years ago under the premise that building the highest quality, longest-lasting conveyors for heavy-duty industrial applications started with the chain. Learn about our exclusive Drop-Forged Chain, Drag Chain Conveyors and company.

CDM Systems Drag Conveyors – Features and Benefits Video

  While each conveyor is designed and built on a per suit / application basis we include these following features within nearly all of our conveyors. Our objective to supply a piece of equipment to our customers that not only exceeds their expectations in performance but allows for ease of maintenance, replacement of normal wear […]