Carolina Material Technologies
Carolina Material Technologies - Bulk Material Handling Solutions
Charlotte, NC 704-846-3737
Heat Transfer Screw Conveyors

Heat Transfer Screw Conveyors

During the processing of many bulk materials, there is a requirement to cool, heat, or maintain a specific product temperature while conveying the product. The desired temperature fluctuations must be calculated and engineered into the system to accomplish the preferred objectives. KWS Heat Transfer Screw Conveyors are the perfect solution for these applications.

Advantages
  • Common Applications
  • Cooling fly ash from boilers at coal-fired power plants
  • Heating lime for asphalt shingle operations
  • Maintaining a specific temperature for food products
  • Cooling drill cuttings from a rotary dryer
  • Our heating and cooling screw conveyors indirectly transfer heat to or from the product by introducing a heat transfer medium such as cool water, hot oil or steam through a special trough jacket and/or the pipe and hollow flights of the screw conveyor. Achieving the specified exit temperature of the product is accomplished by calculating the surface area of the auger and designing the system flow to match the heat load requirements of the application.
  • A properly designed system will be very cost-effective when compared to other heating and cooling screw conveyors. KWS designs and manufactures heating and cooling auger conveyors to meet the needs of many industries, such as Chemical, Minerals Processing, Food, Power and Wastewater Treatment.

Heat Transfer Screw Conveyors are referred to by many different names

  • Ash Coolers
  • Fly Ash Screw Conveyors
  • Thermal Screw Conveyors
  • Screw Conveyor Cooler
  • Screw Heat Exchangers
  • Cooling Screw Conveyors
  • Hollow Flight Screws
  • Heating Augers
  • Cooling Augers
Heating Screw Conveyor
Features

Available Features / Options

  • Unique Hollow-Flight design for maximized surface area and heat transfer
  • Totally enclosed construction for dust and vapo -tight requirements
  • Flight configurations available for mixing and agitating
  • Custom engineered for your specific application
  • Available Construction - carbon steel, stainless steel and high-nickel alloys
  • Ideal for Cooling or Heating Bulk Materials
  • Standard Design Ensure Consistent Performance
  • Largest Surface Area to Volume Ratio of any Thermal Technology
  • Designed in Accordance with ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  • Compact Design Reduces Footprint Requirements
  • Multiple Designs Available Depending on Thermal Load Requirements
Cooling Screw Conveyor
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