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Key features and benefits of YORK Incline drag conveyors include:

  • Two configurations available: Straight Incline (ID) or Curved Section Incline (IDC)
  • Range of capacities from 1,000 BPH to 25,000 BPH
  • Range of incline up to 45 degrees on both models
  • IDC elbow available in 5-degree increments
  • 8-gauge divider floor standard to separate lower flow side from upper paddle return side
  • By-pass inlets feed directly into the flow side
  • Galvanized construction with some weldment components provided powder coated
  • AR bottoms and side liners available
  • Heavy duty flame-cut sprockets; split sprockets used on high-capacity units
  • Heavy duty roller chain and welded engineering class chain designed to size and capacity with full compartment size UHMW flights
  • Bolt-together construction for ease of maintenance and proper alignment
  • Hemmed covers provide strength and ensure a good moisture seal
  • Large receiving hoppers available with drive way grate

Configuring a YORK Incline Conveyor

The following steps outline the process of configuring an appropriate YORK conveyor for your application. These steps are intended as a guide only. We strongly advise contacting YORK to review your application and obtain the appropriate recommendations for your specific needs.

STEP 1: Determine application requirements

  • Material type handled–power requirements vary for different grains
  • The method of feeding the conveyor
    The conveyor can be flood fed were the capacity of the conveyor is determined by the speed of the chain. The conveyor can be control fed by a bucket elevator, for example. The conveyor capacity is affected by how it is fed.
  • The required system capacity in bushels per hour or metric tons per hour
  • The length between the input and output of the conveyor

STEP 2: Select a standard model size

  • Review the model specifications in the Incline Conveyor section of the current YORK sales manual to choose a standard model based on the desired capacity.

STEP 3: Choose options

  • Determine any desired options

STEP 4: Verify power, bearing diameter and maximum conveyor length.

  • The horsepower requirements for incline conveyors vary greatly based on several critical factors. Please contact YORK directly for requirements based on your specific needs.

STEP 5: Verify dimensions for the selected model size.

  • Use the diagrams and tables in the current YORK sales manual for verification.

If you have questions, please contact us and one of our experienced sales staff or engineers will work with you to ensure that you specify the right en-masse conveyor for your situation.