Drag Conveyors

Drag Conveyors

Drag conveyors are a great complement to screw conveyors and belt conveyors and a requirement of many bulk material handling applications. Drag conveyors can be used to meter or transfer bulk materials from one process to another. The compact and versatile design allows drag conveyors to fit almost any plant layout.

Advantages of Using Drag Conveyors

  • Ideal for handling dry, free-flowing materials
  • Materials are static and move en-masse by paddles or chain
  • Minimal product degradation during conveying
  • Require less horsepower than other types of conveyors

KWS Drag Conveyors are designed and manufactured based on proven
company standards and are modular in construction providing flexibility
for a variety of applications.

Drag Conveyors

Available Features / Options

  • Wide range of construction materials
    – carbon steel, stainless steel and abrasion-resistant alloys
  • Drop-forged chain and paddles for increased equipment life
  • Easily replaceable wear liners for minimal down time
  • High torque drive units to power through upset conditions



Drag Conveyor Resources - Additional Information and Articles

Available Configurations

  • Round Bottom Drag Conveyors
  • Flat Bottom Drag Conveyors
  • L-Path and S-Path Drag Conveyors

KWS is an ISO 9001-2015 certified manufacturer. Every component and assembly is manufactured in the USA by highly skilled craftsmen. All KWS welders are certified in accordance with American Welding Society (AWS) Codes. KWS Drag Conveyors are manufactured to rigid quality standards.

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