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Conveyors for Bulk Handling


The group addresses conveyors moving bulk materials along a predetermined path by means of machine:

  • Wide range of different kinds of bulk materials conveyors e.g. belt conveyors (curved, fixed, mobile), apron conveyors, screw conveyors, bucket elevators, vibrating conveyors, scraper and "en masse" conveyors.
  • Storage equipment for bulk materials: e.g. stackers and reclaimers, silos, hoppers, bunkers, feeders.
  • Ship loading and unloading systems.
  • Loose bulk sorting equipment.
  • Pneumatic handling equipment for bulk materials.


  • Provide a Forum for European manufacturers of bulk handling conveyors for exchange/communication of technical and commercial experience.
  • Set up privileged relationship with European authorities in Brussels, e.g. European Commission, European Parliament and European Council.
  • Provide documents of the Product Group have significant influence on CEN and ISO standards.
  • Provide distribution of documents that have been prepared by its working groups in order to promote its technologies and expertise.

Free Technical Documents

Reference Topic Edition
FEM 2.551 Pressure release of dust explosions - trilingual version 02/2004


Armin Weih
Lyoner Strasse 18

Tel +49 69 6603 1609
Fax +49 69 6603 1496
E-mail armin[dot]weih[at]vdma[dot]org

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