Engineered Bucket Elevators

Link-Belt® designed bucket elevator is your assurance of quality and dependability, and the standard Type 1 and Type 7 SMH bucket elevators have many outstanding features:

  • Standardization of designs that are dependable and versatile.
  • Continuous or centrifugal type discharge.
  • Rigid, strong, jig-built casings in perfect alignment and weather-tight.
  • Two-piece hood permitting access to head section interior without disturbing machinery. Spring clamps facilitate removal and replacement.
  • Inspection hatch that can be easily lifted to view terminal machinery.
  • Optional shaft mounted speed reducer drive- compact and easy to install.
  • Large, latch-type doors located on front, back and sides of boot section to facilitate inspection, service, and cleanout.
  • The head shaft is mounted in antifriction ball or roller bearing pillow blocks.
  • Superior components: chains, sprockets, pulleys, belts, buckets, bearings, takeups, and drives. 

Typical bulk handling applications include:

  • Delivery of dry citrus pellets to railroad hopper cars.
  • Elevating soda ash, fertilizer, or limestone to silo storage.
  • Depositing food products into weigh hoppers.
  • Lifting coal from track hoppers to storage silos.
  • Elevate aggregate materials for ready-mix concrete plants. 
Bucket Elevator


Link-Belt elevator® buckets are designed in a variety of types and sizes to efficiently handle bulk materials in centrifugal discharge and continuous bucket elevators. Buckets are either constructed of formed steel, cast, or molded with nylon or polyethylene. Cast buckets are available in ductile iron, Promal, or ductile iron with Flint-Lip hardened digging lips.

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