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Screw Conveyor Part-Screw Conveyor Blades Cleaning

2017-06-21

The screw conveyor blades(screw conveyor part) are the core part of the entire conveyor, its maintenance is very important. Because of the special design, screw conveyor blades have many curved surfaces, which are easy to store the dirt, PK Machinery suggest that do clean the blades after use every time.

There are two main ways of cleaning the screw conveyor blades(screw conveyor part).

Screw Conveyor Part-Screw Conveyor Blades Cleaning

The first way is dirt removal by acid: Heat 9% hydrochloric acid to a certain temperature, normally it doesn’t go beyond 60℃. Next, put the heated hydrochloric acid into the container and put the screw conveyor blades in. A few hours later, users can add the K2Cr2O7 solution to clean it.Finally, rinse the screw conveyor blades(screw conveyor part) with clean water until they are thoroughly clean.

The second way is cleaning them with base: put 2% caustic sodium NaOH into the cooling system,then rinse the blades with water till they are clean.

In the practical application of these two approaches,they both have a good cleaning effect on the screw conveyor blades(screw conveyor part), users can choose a proper way according to their own circumstance.

Screw Conveyor Part-Screw Conveyor Blades Cleaning

The users must value the cleaning job seriously. The long-period-hiding dirt would not only affects the effect of machine working, but also result in the much shorter screw conveyor life-span. So PK Machinery reminds that: cleaning the blades(screw conveyor part) can extend the life-span of the machine.

Further information,please visit:www.pkmachinery.com