How to Clean a Bucket Elevator
● MaterialThe cleaning method depends on the items you transport because the food safety cleaning options for non-food materials and food are different. At the same time, you can only transport the same materials on the same bucket elevator to ensure that there is no cross-infection.
Parameter of z type bucket elevator conveyor
|Model||FM-3B3 China bucket elevator|
|Bucket Volume||Customized(minimum 40L, Maximum 100L)|
|Machine Structure||Stainless steel or carbon steel|
|Production Capacity||Based on the running speed and bucket volume|
|Hopper Material||304 stainless steel or carbon steel|
|Voltage||AC220V or three phase 380V, 50hz/60hz|
The cleaning of the bucket elevator parts should be periodic. Perform the necessary daily cleaning once a day, and perform deep cleaning once a year. Buckets have a life cycle. With a scheduled downtime, you should then remove the buckets from the elevator. Don’t try to clean the buckets while still attached as this opens up the possibility of injuries.
What’s more, you don’t remove the buckets from the elevator, it leaves debris or cleaning solution within the buckets. After the operation, you need to check whether the bucket is old or damaged, and then repair or replace it.
1. Alcohol wipesUsually, we use alcohol wipes to clean the bucket, because alcohol can easily remove debris and dirt, and even grease.
2. Steam cleaning.If you don't have the downtime required to completely dry the bucket, steam cleaning can be very helpful.
3. Vacuum and compressed air methodIf time is not enough, you can always use a vacuum and compressed air methods for local cleaning.
Conclusionpurchasing a industrial bucket elevator is a hefty investment, you need to be certain the bucket elevator you purchase has undergone extensive testing to ensure its quality and safety. Also, you have to take care of your machine if you have a bucket elevator. Even if you just use this machine to transport metals or plastics, you have to clean it from time to time, to keep it clean.
If you can't stop cleaning your bucket, then you should consider investing in a double bucket. In this way, you can remove the used bucket for cleaning, and then swap in a clean storage bucket. Focusconveyor is one of the bucket elevator chain manufacturers in China, and we can provide We have three kinds of hoppers, stainless steel funnel (1.0L 3.6L 1.8L), PP funnel (1.0L 1.8L), ABS funnel (3.8L 6.5L 3.6L), all of which are food, granular, or strips. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you want to purchase buckets or buckets conveyors.