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The CDM Difference Guide

The four pillars of what makes up the CDM Difference are: Long-Lasting Equipment The long lifespan of our equipment is what makes the decision to go with CDM cost-effective. When others eventually fail over time, CDM’s custom-made equipment will still be standing. Staff Expertise There’s no substitute for experience. Our decades of knowledge help us determine the right specs for […]

Gates, Valves and Diverters Info Sheet

Slide gates offer several benefits for a bulk material facility. They can reduce downtime by temporarily stopping or by-passing material flow to provide proper maintenance to necessary downstream equipment. Valves can be easily adapted to equipment and work best for unrestricted flow of product. This makes them practical if all that’s needed is an open/closed valve – such as loadout […]

Experience the CDM Difference Video

At CDM Systems, the true difference in our equipment starts with the design and construction materials that go into every conveyor. The CDM Difference also includes our outstanding workmanship and exceptional approach to quality assurance and quality control. Because every conveying system we build is a big deal to our customers. Click here to learn more about The CDM Difference.

Screw Conveyors Info Sheet

CDM Screw Conveyors are a simple, effective and versatile conveying solution for a variety of commodities and applications.  Screw conveyors have been in operation since the days of ancient Greece. They remain a common equipment selection for thousands of industrial and manufacturing applications that require an efficient, cost-effective way to move a variety of bulk materials from one process to another. […]

Avoid the High Costs & Losses Associated With Screw Conveyor Downtime

Without a guaranteed one-size-fits-all solution available, many screw conveyors need custom alterations to maximize efficiency and ROI. By Andrew Parker, President, CDM Systems, Inc. Introduction The screw conveyor is the oldest type of conveyor in recorded history, utilizing the oldest mechanical device employed by mankind: an inclined plane with a helix wrapped around the core1. Archimedes’ design for the first […]

Escalating Profits in Fertilizer Market Create Demand for Efficient, Reliable Conveyors

The global fertilizer industry is experiencing unprecedented growth and demand. As the world population rises and is expected to reach 9 billion by 2040, a constant, increasing demand will be placed on fertilizer in an effort to boost crop yields without the expansion of harvestable acreage. In addition, after decades of excessive chemical fertilizer use (and misuse) that contaminated the […]

Bucket Elevators Info Sheet

CDM Bucket Elevators are the ideal vertical conveying solution for a variety of materials, elevations and discharge requirements. These conveying systems specialize in straight lifting of large amounts of material using a series of buckets. A single- or dual-strand drive mechanism moves the buckets with a chain or belt mounted around sprockets or pulleys at either end of the elevator. CDM […]

Complete Product Catalog

Our custom designed material systems catalog contains complete information and data about: Conveying systems Conveyor applications Chain types Flight types Clampwasher installation Chain bolt types Drive sprockets Terminal and split rim idlers Custom installation applications Optional design features Click here to download our complete product catalog.

Conveying Systems Brochure

Serious Conveying Systems for Your Specific Application Our founders started CDM more than 40 years ago with the singular mission to provide our customers with the longest-lasting, most efficient conveyor systems for heavy-duty applications. Today our systems offer the best solutions to the bulk material-handling problems that face our global customer base. We deliver unmatched durability and value for even […]

Keep Material Degradation in Check

A properly designed en-masse conveyor will minimize material waste, enhance efficiency and increase ROI. By Andrew Parker, President, CDM Systems, Inc. Introduction The North American industrial and manufacturing sectors represent some of the most competitive operations in the world. With the global demand for products escalating each year, these sectors continually search for new ways to innovate existing processes in […]