Spiral Vibratory Elevators

Spiral vibratory elevators, also known as vibratory spiral conveyors, are innovative solutions for vertically transporting materials in a variety of industrial applications. These elevators utilize vibratory motion to move materials along a spiral path, which is particularly advantageous in facilities where space is limited. 

The vibration, typically generated by unbalanced motors or electromagnetic drives, propels materials gently and efficiently upward or downward. This gentle handling minimizes the risk of damage, making spiral vibratory elevators ideal for delicate items such as food products, pharmaceuticals, and small mechanical parts. Their ability to handle a wide range of materials, from granules and powders to small packaged goods, underscores their versatility.

In addition to their space-saving design, spiral vibratory elevators offer several operational benefits. They are highly customizable, allowing for adjustments in size, construction materials, and configuration to meet specific industry needs. 

For instance, stainless steel versions are often used in food processing to meet hygiene standards, while robust designs cater to heavy industrial applications. The controlled movement provided by the vibratory action ensures precise material flow, which can be crucial in processes requiring exact feed rates or separation by size or weight. Moreover, with fewer moving parts compared to other conveying systems, spiral vibratory elevators require less maintenance, contributing to lower operational costs and enhanced reliability. This combination of efficiency, customization, and low maintenance makes them a preferred choice in various sectors, including food processing, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and packaging. 

Key Features:

  • Use of minimum floor space
  • Gentle handling of the product
  • Constant feedrate
  • Low inlet height (approximately 300mm)
  • The long retention time gives an ideal opportunity to cool the product
  • Product can be elevated up to 6 metres in a single machine
  • Minimum maintenance requirements
  • Open access for easy cleaning
  • Food/Pharmaceutical quality finish available