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CDM Systems Bucket Elevator Animation Video

CDM. When moving material matters. CDM Bucket Elevators are available in both continuous or centrifugal discharge, in belt or chain to best suit your specific application. Our experts can customize your bucket elevator by using your existing standards to streamline maintenance and inventory. The head section of the bucket elevator features either an internal or external backstop to prevent reverse […]

Solving the Industry’s Biggest, Most Complex Conveying Problems

CDM delivers custom-engineered systems to address every challenge in the Mining Industry CDM was started more than 40 years ago with a mission to provide our clients with the longest lasting, most efficient conveyor systems for their specific applications.  We have developed a balance in housing design, chain selection, speed and flight style to provide maximum productivity and durability.  Today […]

Align Fertilizer Conveyor Demands Between Components and Material Composition

The fertilizer industry is a high-stakes business that is seeing a continually increasing value put on its core commodity, while trying to manage increasing production demands. With fertilizer manufacturers under pressure to ramp up output volumes, this billion-dollar industry is facing a growing strain on existing operations and its equipment. High-Stakes Fertilizer With potash at a per-ton cost of $383 as […]

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.

4 Ways CDM Solves One of the Biggest Challenges in the Fertilizer Industry

Every industry faces challenges. For the global fertilizer industry, expansion and demand are not on the list of business concerns. Some analysts estimate a 14% annual growth rate, which would translate to an expected annual market value of $1.88 billion by 2020. This is partially due to the excessive use (and misuse) of chemical fertilizers over the past several decades […]

White Paper: 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 […]

(Almost) Everything You Wanted to Know About Bucket Elevators

“What goes up must come down” is a quote (attributed to Isaac Newton) and a concept (the law of gravity) that most people are familiar with. When applied to conveying material, the second part should be adjusted to: “What goes up probably needs a bucket elevator.” One of the many types of bulk material handling equipment offered by CDM Systems, […]

The Life Rule That Doesn’t Always Apply to Conveying Material

At some point, everyone learns that the shortest distance between two points is a straight line. The ancient Greek mathematician Archimedes is credited with first articulating this concept, which has since become not only an accepted geometric fact when applied to flat surfaces or planes, but a general rule of life. However, his statement doesn’t necessarily hold true in every […]

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 […]