Floating on air

Bruks Siwertell’s new conveyor technology bypasses traditional limits and has helped a wood pellet production facility in Quebec, Canada.

Innovative air-cushioned conveyor technology from Bruks Siwertell is gaining momentum in the market due to its reduced operating and maintenance costs, as well as its clean, safe, and reliable materials handling capability.

The Belt Conveyor™ is the newest design on the market and is ‘defining the future of conveying’, according to the firm.

For decades, conveyor belts have been the principle method of carrying raw materials over long distances in an energy-efficient way. Their design blueprint is commonplace, and simple — a flat belt stretched over rollers that it is rarely given a second thought. However, just because the design has stood the test of time, spanning the Industrial Revolution unaltered, not every conveyor belt is like The Belt Conveyor. It combines the use of aircushion technology with a standard Bruks belt conveyor, ensuring low friction, high capacity conveying that offers minimal equipment wear, very low operating costs, and dust mitigation due...

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