Prime Manufacturing - DM Type Elevator Bucket
P13-DM-Bucket

DM Type Bucket

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HDPE / Nylon

For low speed agricultural bucket elevators and materials which require gentle handling.

Features :

  • Continuous Discharge elevator bucket for agricultural use. Suitable for low speed discharge elevators with belt speed of 0.5~0.8mtrs/s.
  • A perfect choice for products that are fragile or easily damaged. The low speed of discharge makes it an ideal bucket for moving products that need to be conveyed with minimal impact.
  • Ideal for handling grains, feed, foodstuff and seeds, etc.
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Using Recommendations

  • Minimum bucket spacing: bucket depth “C” +2mm.
  • For engineering purposes, we recommend using“L” for usable capacity.
  • Mounting holes can be customized on request.
Model Bucket Dimension (mm) Mounting Holes (mm) Capacity (L)
Length A Proj. B Depth C From Top D Hole Centres E No. of Holes Hole Diameter Water Level (Z-Y) Total Level(X-Y)
DM1010 105 110 129 48 50 2 9 0.53 0.7
DM1310 138 110 128 37 80 2 7 0.62 0.88
DM1413 143 143 172 52 93 2 9 0.93 1.6
DM2313 230 138 126 44 125 2 7 1.54 2.21
DM1715 175 156 176 52 113 2 9 1.6 2.4
DM2517 258 172 183 52 93 3 9 3.4 4.1
DM2917 296 173 197 61 110 3 9 4 5.26
DM2419 240 190 200 65 90 3 9 3.52 4.73
▲DM2919 290 199 200 53 92 3 9 2.8 5.3
DM2921 294 210 200 55 113 3 9 4.33 6
DM2118 215 178 195 65 120 2 9 2.5 3.78
DM2918 292 178 195 65 100 3 9 3.44 5.25
DM3321 337 215 215 66 85 4 9 5.38 8.16
DM3921 395 215 215 66 100 4 9 6.1 9.25
DM4721 480 215 215 66 95 5 9 7.51 11.38
▲DM4721G 480 215 215 66 95 5 9 7.51 11.38

Note: “▲” marked size buckets come with higher mounting holes and side wall.

*Actual dimensions of the buckets will vary slightly depending on specified raw material. The dimensions shown above are for HDPE buckets. Size A, B and C for Nylon and Urethane buckets will be about dimensionally 2% larger than HDPE buckets.


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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