MU - Live Bin Bottoms

Project Description

Description - MU Live Bin Bottoms (Multiple Screw Feeders) are equipped with a modular trough which encloses up to 6 shafted helicoid flight or paddle screws, flanged external, fully protected end bearing assemblies complete with manually adjustable packing gland and shaft seal, a rectangular outlet spout covering the entire width of the unit, bolted end plates, splined shaft couplings for medium-heavy-duty, flanged shaft couplings for heavy-duty version. Furthermore, MU Live Bin Bottoms are equipped with one gear motor per screw shaft or, depending on the application, with a drive unit driving more screws.

Function - MU Live Bin Bottoms are used to discharge difficult materials from polygonal hoppers/silos. In particular they are used for the extraction of biological or industrial sludge, paper scrap, wood chippings, sawdust, flour or bran in flour milling.

Performance & Technical Features - Benefits

  • Robust design
  • Screw diameters: 150mm (6 in) – 600mm (24 in)
  • Up to six screws in one trough
  • Open trough length ranging from 1,500mm (5 ft) to 4,000mm (13ft)
  • Trough casing and screws are manufactured in carbon steel, stainless steel or SINT engineering polymer (screws only)
  • For certain applications screws and trough lining manufactured in SINT engineering polymers
  • Medium-heavy-duty or extra-heavy-duty helicoid flight screws or paddle screws
  • Medium-heavy-duty or extra-heavy-duty trough in modular flanged sections
  • Vertical outlet spout with rectangular cross section or open trough flush outlet both with integrated drilled flanges according to standards
  • Robust cast iron body flanged end bearing assemblies with externally positioned bearing units and manually adjustable packed gland seals
  • Splined shaft couplings (medium-heavy-duty);flanged shaft couplings (extra-heavy-duty)
  • Independent direct compact gear motor drive for each screw
  • Promotes mass flow
  • Gives widest possible material extraction surface
  • Avoids bridging
  • Avoids segregation
  • Provides constant material extraction and feeding even with the most difficult materials
  • Constant feed rates
  • Modular design allows easy access and individual custom-design features
  • High degree of self-cleaning
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