For most feed mills, it is not possible to store the feed directly, as the feed production site and storage site are far apart. There are also large farms where the feed is not in the same location or on the same floor as the farmed poultry or livestock. In order to save manpower and resources, these feed mills and breeding plants should use a suitable feed conveying equipment. Reasonable selection and safe use of these conveying equipment in the feed production process are of great significance for ensuring the continuity of feed production, increasing productivity, and reducing labor intensity. Each feed manufacturer should consider the advantages and disadvantages of various machinery and choose the appropriate feed machinery and equipment according to the actual situation of the factory.
Screw conveyor Advantages: Simple and compact structure, small cross-sectional area, can be hung on the ceiling, can also be placed on the ground, with a small footprint; simple structure, convenient maintenance and low cost. Disadvantages: sensitive to overload, uneven feeding. Easy to cause blockage.
Scraper Conveyor Advantages: It is the one with the least power consumption at work. At the same time, the machine slot is well sealed, the noise is low, no material remains, and the service life is long. Disadvantages: The material is easily crushed or compacted during transportation, and the machine slot and the scraper wear faster.
Pneumatic conveying device Advantages: In addition to material transportation, it can also remove dust, remove impurities, reduce residue and cool down. Disadvantages: Fans must be used with high noise.
Bucket hoist Advantages: Simple structure, small footprint, improved material stability, increased height and large conveying capacity. Disadvantages: The type of transport material is limited, only for bulk materials and broken materials.