Screw Conveyor Engineering Guide

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SCREW CONVEYOR CAPACITY & SPEED CALCULATION:

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View a descriptions of the conveyor flight types.Click on symbol for more information.

DESIGN CONDITIONS   SPCL. FLIGHT TYPE - Place an "x" in the appropriate box
1. Flowrate(m) :     lb/hr 7. Cut Flight : View a descriptions of the conveyor flight types.
2. Density : View the materials table to select a density value.     8. Cut & Folded Flt.: View a descriptions of the conveyor flight types.
3. Loading (K) :     % 9. Ribbon Type: View a descriptions of the conveyor flight types.
        10. Paddles per Pitch: View a descriptions of the conveyor flight types.  (0 - 4)
                 
FLIGHT PARAMETERS    
4. Flight OD(D) :   in.  
5. Flight ID(d) :   in.  
6. Pitch(P) :   in.  
           
CALCULATIONS :  
  Shaftless Mass Flow Factor, C1    = 
  Spcl. Flight Type Factor, CF2    =   
           
Flowrate (v)    =  m    =   
            Density            
                             
                             
Capacity per revolution  =  0.7854 ( D² - d² ) P K 60 I C1  =   
          1728 CF2        
                             
                             
Required Speed, N  =   =   rpm
         

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Calc.:                 R =
 
            Selection:        
Cut Flight Capacity Factor, CF2 =  
Cut & Folded Flight Capacity Factor, CF2 =  
Ribbon Capacity Factor, CF2 =  
Mixing Paddle Capacity Factor, CF2 =  
                     
  Paddle FactorCF2:  
  CF2 calc                
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 
(PER CEMA )  
 

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