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RUD BULKOS apron conveyor system

RUD Chains Ltd, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of round steel chains, produce top quality chain components and systems for a wide variety of markets and applications.

RUD’s conveyor and drive systems offer a range of product solutions to the bulk materials industry, they design, fit and manufacture complete conveyor and drive systems, such as bucket elevators and chain conveyors for bulk materials handling.

The transportation of bulk materials is a major challenge to ensure the availability of building materials when they are needed. System availability and reliability are often overlooked and quick solutions are used which only secures limited success. RUD have a wide range of experience across conveyor industries for fertilizer, potash, salt and cement etc.

RUD’s conveyor and conveying systems for the bulk materials industry includes: scraper conveyors, drag chain conveyors, screw conveyors and apron feeders.

BULKOS Apron conveyors use round steel-link chain as a pulling element which is driven by pocket wheels. According to RUD, the apron conveyor possesses many advantages, from its robust simple construction to its lower construction height due to smaller diameter wheels. The round-link chain system used is self-cleaning and works well in wet, corrosive and dirty environments. RUD apron feeders are suitable for the transport of bulk and unit bulk loads in applications such as power stations, recycling and construction.

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