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Link-Belt Bucket Elevators

Bucket Elevators

Link-Belt™ Bucket Elevators, manufactured by FMC Technologies Material Handling Solutions, have long been the industry standard for any bulk material elevating application. Service-proven performance under the most demanding operating conditions in thousands of installations from rural grain elevators to large manufacturing and processing plants is the result of over 100 years experience as an engineering pioneer and leading manufacturer.

A Link-Belt™ designed Bucket Elevator is your assurance of quality and dependability, and the standard Type 1 and Type 7 FMC Bucket Elevators have many outstanding features:

  • Standardization of designs that are dependable and versatile.
  • Continuous or centrifugal type discharge.
  • Rigid, strong, jig-built casings in perfect alignment and weather-tight.
  • Two-piece hood permitting access to head section interior without disturbing machinery. Spring clamps facilitate removal and replacement.
  • Inspection hatch that can be easily lifted to view terminal machinery.
  • Optional shaft mounted speed reducer drive- compact and easy to install.
  • Large, latch-type doors located on front, back and sides of boot section to facilitate inspection, service and cleanout.
  • The head shaft is mounted in antifriction ball or roller bearing pillow blocks.
  • Superior components: chains, sprockets, pulleys, belts, buckets, bearings, takeups and drives.

Typical bulk handling applications include

  • Delivery of dry citrus pellets to railroad hopper cars.
  • Elevating soda ash, fertilizer or limestone to silo storage.
  • Depositing food products into weigh hoppers.
  • Lifting coal from track hoppers to storage silos.
  • Elevate aggregate materials for ready-mix concrete plants.

Link-Belt™ Bucket Elevators from FMC Technologies can handle many different types of materials

  • Metallic and Non-Metallic ores
    • Bauxite
    • Coal
  • Rock products
    • Sand
    • Gravel
    • Cement
    • Gypsum
    • Limestone
  • Food products
    • Sugar
    • Flour
    • Coffee
    • Salt
  • Chemical Processing products
    • Fertilizers
    • Phosphates
    • Agricultural Lime
    • Soda Ash
  • Pulp and Paper products
    • Wood Chips   

For Customer Support please call +1 800 356-4898.