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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 […]

Understanding the Process of Buying Customized Bulk Material Handling Equipment

There is no moment when you click Add to Cart with customized bulk material handling equipment. And that’s a good thing. Because customized conveying equipment is built specifically for your operation, there’s a little more to the process compared to buying a cookie-cutter model. Whether it’s providing research resources or letting you know what to expect requesting a quote, here’s […]

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 […]

Custom Gates, Valves and Diverters Keep Production Moving

Equipment is expensive. That’s not exactly a ground-breaking revelation. Purchasing new bulk material handling equipment is a large investment – and one that’s often done begrudgingly. A plant spends money on equipment like gates, valves and diverters because they’re necessary for production. However, the initial price tag doesn’t tell the whole story. It doesn’t say how much maintenance will be put […]

CDM Systems Screw Conveyor Video

CDM. When Moving Material Matters. Suitable application of materials is important. That’s why our Metering Bin Screw Conveyors are constructed with high-quality materials specifically suited for your application, whether that’s carbon steel, abrasion resistant steel or various grades of stainless steels. We will also tailor the equipment configuration to your application. Horizontal and incline options will be considered to best […]

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 […]

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. […]

White Paper: 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 […]

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 […]