Bucket Elevators Agri-Business

Bucket Elevators Agri-Business

Purpose Built to Satisfy High Capacities

Nordstrong Equipment Limited’s agricultural bucket elevators offer more features and benefits than any other similar product available in today's market. Many of our standard legs incorporate the same design elements that are found in our high capacity “terminal duty” elevators. Capacities up to 1,500 tonne/hour let our expertise and manufacturing know how work for you.

For assistance in determining the correct equipment for your needs, please contact a Nordstrong technical sales representative for your next project.

 

Nordstrong was chosen for their knowledge and quality of products, as well as the value added services, that they have demonstrated over the years.

Manager of Engineering - Major International grain, malt and oil seed company

Head Section

  • Centrifugal Discharge Heads are designed to obtain clean discharge. Features include:
  • Ball or roller bearing pillow blocks
  • Adjustable bearing pedestals
  • Weather tight inspection doors
  • High strength steel shafts
  • Adjustable throat baffle
  • Ruggedly constructed with optional replaceable A.R. (abrasion resistant) steel, U.H.M.W., urethane, or ceramic liners. Liners are standard on models 30, 36, 42 and 48 series
  • Split hood with shaft seals
  • Crown faced double disc drum pulley with vulcanized rubber or replaceable slide lagging
  • Pressure relief door in hood - optional
  • Bolt-on catcher bar assembly – optional

Drives
Standard or customer specified drive packages are available for all models.

  • Shaft mount with belt drive
  • Shaft mount - direct coupled motor
  • Right angle or parallel gear reducer, hollow shaft mounted or solid shaft direct coupled to head shaft.

Boot Section
Heavy gauge reinforced bolted construction provides extra-strong structural base for unit.

  • Externally mounted flange or optional pillow block bearings
  • Corrosion resistant ACME thread screw take-up (optional gravity or hydraulic take-up) with U.H.M.W. guides and seals
  • Weather tight inspection doors
  • Bolted access panels
  • Standard boot inlet
  • Crown faced double disc drum pulley

Leg Trunking
Nordstrong’s unique trunking design provides superior protection from dust and weather.

  • Heavy gauge construction to suit any application
  • Jig welded with continuous seams and structural angle iron flanges
  • Standard 10’ -0” (3.05m) lengths
  • Horizontal tie angles
  • Reinforced inspection section shown with oversized hinged and bolted access doors - front and back
  • Optional down leg inspection section - standard on some models

Belt and Buckets
Heavy-duty rubber belt engineered to correct strength (P.I.W.) requirements. A complete range of bucket types available to suit any application.

Optional Features

  • Stainless steel
  • Galvanized
  • Abrasion resistant plates / liners
  • Special paints
  • ladders and platforms
  • Service platforms
  • Distributor platforms
  • Step off and rest platforms
  • Fully caged ladders

Safety and Monitoring

  • Explosion Vents (NFPA 61, 68)
  • Belt alignment and speed monitors
  • Plug chute switches

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