Commonly used in

Industrial & Manufacturing

Consumer Packaged Goods

Food & Beverage


Prime’s Z/C type bucket elevator is a type of conveyor system used to vertically lift or lower various types of materials or products. It consists of a series of buckets attached to a chain or belt that moves vertically between two or more levels. It is commonly used in industries such as food processing, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, and manufacturing, where there is a need to transfer bulk materials or products between different levels within a confined space.

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A Variety of Bucket Configurations

Offers a diverse range of bucket configurations, allowing for optimal customisation to suit specific material handling requirements.

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The elevator is designed in a Z/C-shaped configuration, allowing for vertical lifting and lowering of materials.​

Regular Bucket Elevator Features

Z/C-Shaped Configuration:

The elevator is designed in a Z/C-shaped configuration, allowing for vertical lifting and lowering of materials.

Bucket Design

The buckets are typically made of durable materials such as plastic or stainless steel. They have a specific shape and capacity to effectively hold and transport materials.

Chain or Belt System

The buckets are designed to be Z/C-type bucket elevators utilize either a chain or belt system to move the buckets vertically. The choice of chain or belt depends on factors such as the type of material being transported, load capacity, and operational requirements.gentle on the material being transported. They may be made from materials such as plastic or rubber to minimize the risk of damage or breakage.

Variable Speed Control

Many Z/C-type bucket elevators feature variable speed control, allowing operators to adjust the lifting speed based on the specific needs of the material being transported. This feature helps optimize efficiency and minimize damage to the material.

Safety Features:

To ensure safe operation, Z/C-type bucket elevators may include safety features such as emergency stop buttons, safety guards, and sensors to detect blockages or malfunctions.

Control Systems

Z/C-type bucket elevators often come with control systems that allow operators to monitor and control various parameters such as speed, direction, and material flow. Some advanced models may even have automation capabilities and integration with other equipment in the production line.

Easy Maintenance and Cleaning

The design of Z/C-type bucket elevators often incorporates features that facilitate easy maintenance and cleaning, such as removable buckets, quick-release mechanisms, and access doors for inspection and maintenance tasks.

Customization Options

Depending on the manufacturer, Z/C-type bucket elevators may offer customization options to meet specific application requirements. This includes factors such as bucket size, spacing, material compatibility, and additional features or accessories.

Multiple Outlet Points

The bucket elevator is designed with multiple outlets or discharge points strategically positioned along the conveying path. These outlets can be located at different heights, angles, or directions to accommodate specific material flow requirements