P15-AA-Bucket

AA Type Industrial Bucket

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HDPE/Nylon

AA type plastic bucket is designed to replace traditional steel bucket. Well suited for conveying ore, sand, gravel, coal, fertilizer, clay, salt, limestone, cements etc.

Features :

  • Optimum industrial style elevator bucket with a heavy reinforced lip and corners and a thickened back wall for mounting strength.
  • Well suited to conveying of ore, sand, gravel, coal, fertilizer, clay, salt, limestone and cements or any product.
  • Weight reduction of up to 80% compared to traditional cast iron elevator buckets.
  • Using less energy due to lighter material being used.
  • Up to 25% more capacity than cast iron elevator buckets.
  • Extended bucket and belt life, less maintenance, less elevator downtime.
  • Cleaner discharge, reduced build-up in the bottom of the buckets.
  • Non corrosive, non sparking, heat resistant, impact and abrasion resistant.
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Using Recommendations

  • Recommended minimum bucket spacing: bucket projection “B” × 2.
  • Mounting holes can be customized on request.
  • Venting holes are available in 5 patterns on request.

Model Bucket Dimension (mm) Capacity (L)
Length A Proj. B Depth C Water Level (Z-Y) Total Level (X-Y)+10%
AA4X3 103 78 78 0.21 0.23
AA5X4 134 105 105 0.57 0.63
AA6X4 160 105 105 0.68 0.75
AA7X4 184 105 105 0.84 0.92
AA7X5 180 130 134 1.26 1.39
AA8X5 206 130 134 1.47 1.62
AA9X5 232 130 134 1.66 1.83
AA9X6 238 156 156 2.17 2.39
AA10X6 264 156 156 2.43 2.67
AA11X6 290 156 156 2.68 2.95
AA12X6 320 165 160 3.08 3.39
AA12X7 314 180 180 4 4.4
AA14X7 365 180 180 4.89 5.38
AA14X8 365 206 206 5.8 6.38
AA16X8 416 206 206 6.66 7.33
AA18X8 460 206 206 7.66 8.43
AA18X10 460 258 258 11 12.1
AS13X7 340 195 200 2.17 2.28
AS18X7 470 175 185 4 4.4

Elevator Buckets

  • Over 12 different elevator bucket styles are available for agricultural and industrial applications.
  • A direct replacement for many other international brands.
  • Unique elevator bucket design with multiple patents.
  • Our elevator buckets are well regarded, worldwide for high price/quality ratio.
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ELEVATOR BUCKET MATERIAL OPTIONS

Material Mild Steel Stainless HDPE Nylon 6 Reinforced Nylon PU
Cost 31 34 37 40 34 34
Wear Resistance 40 34 37 31 40 34
Impact Resistance 31 31 37 31 40 31
FDA Food Approved 29 30 30 30 30 30
Max Temp℃ Continuous 180+ 250+ 70 100 110 70
Max Temp℃ Peak 220 400 80 120 130 80

HDPE: Tough and flexible, suitable for handling grains, foodstuffs, and other products with no sharp edges and material that has a bulk density of less than 1g/cm³ .
Nylon: High impact and abrasion resistance, better heat resistance and are well suited for handling hot, abrasive and sticky products.
PU: Extremely abrasion resistance, tough and flexible, and are suitable for handling sharp, cutting and sticky products.
Mild Steel: General purpose, long life, well suited to agricultural and industrial products.
Stainless Steel: Food grade, corrosive resistance, suitable for food and high-temperature applications.

MEASURE AN ELEVATOR BUCKET

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ELEVATOR BUCKET VENTING

A venting bucket can improve the eficiency of some bucket elevators when handling certain products. On dense materials such as lour, meals, and mash feeds, the vents allow air to escape through the cup as it fills, which permits the cup to fill more completely. During discharge, air can return through the cups as it empties, thus preventing a vacuum that could hold some of the products in the cup and cause backlegging.

On extremely light materials such as alfalfa meal, screenings and bran, a vented bucket not only minimizes blowing of the product during loading and discharge, but also reduces air turbulence in the leg as the bucket travels empty down the return side of the elevator. A reduction in air currents minimizes the vacuum which can draw a light product through the down leg and back to the boot.

We have four standard patterns available which offer varying amounts of air release for the handling of most products. Custom venting is available upon request.

Venting Options

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Vent Pattern 1

One row of 6mm or 8mm
holes in body with same hole
center and number of holes as
mounting holes in back.

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Vent Pattern 2

One row of 6mm or 8mm holes
in body on 25mm centers.

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Vent Pattern 3

Two rows of 6mm or 8mm holes
in body on 25mm centers.

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Vent Pattern 4

Two rows of 6mm or 8mm holes
in body on 25mm centers, three
holes of 6mm or 8mm on each
side.

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Custom Vent

Vented as required.


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