elevator chain

This is a brief article to introduce certain basic aspects of bucket elevator chains and bucket elevator conveying systems to nontechnical persons. It describes elements of something using roller chain & sprockets.
A Bucket Elevator can be an economical and efficient inclined conveying program where buckets are installed on a circulating conveying system, to vertically convey an array of small to bulky materials to successive delivering systems. These elevators are available across the entire spectral range of industry.
A variety of mechanical drives can be used to power bucket elevators such as for example:
– Direct drive geared engine.
– Electric electric motor drive using V-belt & pulleys.
– Electric motor drive using a roller chain & sprocket.
– Electric motor drive utilizing a combination of the next & 3rd options.
– Geared engine with roller chain & sprockets.
Bucket Elevators often consist of several buckets attached to a bucket elevator chain by way of brackets linked with a chain bolt in a loose fitting, with sprockets located in strategic points and at the very top and bottom of the unit.