Construction Details            

  •   304 Stainless steel in product contact areas
  •   U-Trough style housing, 8 feet – 10 inches long inside
  •     Trough form constructed of 1/4 plate 304 SS
  •     End plates constructed of 5/16″ thick 304 SS
  •     Covers constructed of 10 gauge 304 SS                      
  •   Augers:
  •     1/2 Pitch, 1/4″ thick right hand flighting constructed of 304 SS
  •     Shafting constructed of 3″ schedule 40 pipe

Finish Details    

  •   Product contact surfaces to be 2B mill finish
  •   Exterior stainless steel surfaces to be mill finish
  •   Interior welds to be continuous and ground smooth and flush to 80 grit, no pits, cracks, or crevices allowed
  •   Jacket welds are continuous and ground smooth
  •   Exterior, non-jacket welds are intermittent, wire brushed and gaps sealed with Devcon
  •   All carbon steel components to be painted with one primer coat and one top coat (S. Howes standard blue)

Standard Design Features  

  •   Trough to have formed for cover mating surfaces
  •   Drive and discharge end plates to be welded
  •   Covers on trough:
  •     Gasketed (with temperature appropriate material)
  •     Integral jacket for insulation
  •     Hinged (with integral stop) and fastened into place with DeStaco clamps (inlet cover to be removable)
  •     Two (2) couplings for process chamber purge
  •     120 VAC Limit switch mounted (not wired)
  •   6″ OD Pipe inlet with 6″ ANSI flange pattern
  •   6″ OD Pipe discharge with 6″ ANSI flange pattern
  •  Split bushing supports along conveyor for mounting to supplied structure, allowing for thermal expansion

Optional Design Features Included         

  •   Journals thru-bored and equipped with single flow unions to allow cooling fluid flow through shaft
  •   Integral jacket for cooling fluid
  •    Inlet, outlet and drain couplings
  •  Constructed of 304 stainless steel
  •  Internal flow baffles
  •  Designed for low pressure, 14.9 psig max. (non-ASME coded jacket)
  •  Integral jacket for insulation

Standard Components    

  •  2 HP, TEFC, 1750 RPM, 3/60/230-460 motor
  •  Foot mounted gear reducer for a nominal speed of 20 RPM
  •  Primary shaft, chain and sprocket connection for thermal break
  •  Chain and shaft guards

Optional Components Included     

  •  Split packing gland seals with temperature appropriate packing and set up with air purge
  •  Flange block bearings for auger support
  •  Portable base with instrumentation