Frazier and Son Bucket Elevator Features & Options
Bucket conveyor frames constructed with 12 gauge Type 304 stainless steel with a 2B mill finish
All framework and components mounted on stand offs and spacers
Product contact points, other than buckets, are all stainless steel
Welds in product contact zones are ground smooth
Stainless steel shafts
Carbon steel sprockets
Premium carbon steel conveyor chain
Continuous, splatter free TIG welds throughout
Right angle gear box provides reliable power transmission. Drive system designed for minimum of 1.5 service factor & smooth interior surfaces
Stainless steel take up units with spring loading for simple, accurate chain tensioning
Long lasting, self-lubricating, sanitary UHMW chain guides captivate the chain to provide excellent stability and wear resistance
Stainless steel non‐adjustable cams and guides for maintenance free bucket tracking
Spring loaded chain take-ups for fast and easy conveyor chain tensioning.
Totally enclosed bucket conveyor
Variety of Washdown options available to meet customer specific requirements
Washdown Duty Motors and Gear Reducers
Stainless steel chain, bearings, and sprockets
Water-shedding roof and Washdown Tracking
NEMA 4X Electrical Enclosures and Stainless Steel Conduit
Fractional horse power motors for energy efficiency
Motor construction options
To suit customer’s power requirements
All bucket conveyor doors, guarding, and covers require a tool to gain access for maintenance and housekeeping.
Hinged stainless steel doors along the vertical rise and hinged, captive stainless steel catch pans under the upper horizontal section giving operators access while reducing the potential for unsecured covers and catch pans to fall to floor level.
Two Hand Jog Stations are available. Used to monitor the output of each mechanical switch button and deenergizes when the worker removes one or both hands from the buttons, providing protection for the worker actuating the hand controls.
Safety Interlocking Switches are available to monitor the position of guards, covers, or doors and can be used to shut off power and prevent a machine from starting when the guard, cover, or door is open.