Bulk Storage and Handling Equipment

Rowlands Woodhouse manufacture an extensive range of high quality bulk handling equipment. All are fabricated in-house at our specialist facility, and can be installed at your site. Our goal is to maximise the operations and provide cost-effective solutions.

See the list below for our bulk handling services, all of which can be given bespoke variations if necessary.

Screw Conveyors and Augers


  • Sizes vary from 150mm diameter to 600mm diameter
  • Full pitch flight for pure conveying
  • Variable pitch and tapered flight for discharging from a storage bin
  • Pressure relief safety cut-off switch located above the last outlet
  • Can be multi-inlet and multi-outlet
  • Outlet cut-off slides can be hand operated, electric motor operated or pneumatically operated
  • Mild steel or stainless steel construction

Scraper Chain Conveyors

  • Single or double strand conveyors
  • Capacities from 30 tph. to 250 tph.
  • Pressure relief automatic cut-off switch
  • Can be multi-inlet or multi-outlet
  • Outlet cut-off slides can be hand operated, electric motor operated or pneumatically operated
  • Wear strips are fitted for quiet running
  • Mild steel or stainless steel construction

Belt and Bucket Elevators
Rowlands Woodhouse bucket elevators are a simple but effective method of elevating free flowing and semi-free flowing bulk materials with poor flow characteristics. Their inherent simplicity makes them a popular choice for bulk material handling and processing applications.

Bucket elevators operate across the world in a wide variety of markets, from grains, feeds and foods to oilseeds, biomass, waste and minerals.

Low power usage compared with other methods

  • Capacities up to 250 tph.
  • Backstop fitted to top drum
  • Chain drive or direct couple drive from geared motor
  • Buckets can be fitted at varying centres of belt
  • Explosion relief panels fitted to main trunking
  • Bottom drums are adjustable
  • Paint, galvanised or stainless steel finish
  • Maintenance platform can be supplied around the delivery head
  • Access ladders are available for maintenance platform

Optional Extras
Various belting types available to suit the materials being handled

  • Variety of buckets are available – pressed steel (mild and stainless), with or without wear band, plastic and bottomless.
  • Solid crown drum or slatted dependent on material type being handled.
  • Rotation and belt alignment sensors
  • Maintenance platforms around the head of the elevator with access ladder where required.

Call 01692 405129 or email info@rowood.co.uk to discuss your bulk storage and handling needs.


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