U-Trough Screw Conveyor

Designed to your unique specification. Built to last.

The S. Howes engineering staff will design a U-trough conveyor to meet your conveying and/or processing requirements.  S. Howes has designed and built thousands of U-trough conveyors, nearly all with unique designs and specifications, including dewatering conveyors, heating/cooling conveyors, mixing conveyors, drying conveyors, etc.

U-trough screw conveyors are expertly designed and built to last a lifetime.

Validate your U-trough conveyor design in our Innovation Center testing lab.

Features & Benefits

  • Heavy Duty Construction: Exceeds CEMA standards.
  • Tight Auger-to-Trough clearance.
  • Direct drive.
  • Bolted, hinged, or clamped sectional covers.
  • Customer specific inlets/discharge.
  • High quality components.

Custom Designs

U-Trough conveyors can be customized by S. Howes to fit your product needs. We have designed dewatering conveyors, heating and cooling conveyors, mixing conveyors, drying conveyors, and more.

Sample Applications

S. Howes’ sales and engineering personnel can recommend and design a U Trough Auger conveyor for your specific application needs. If the features and options you need are not listed, call to see how we can develop a solution to meet your requirements.

  • Powdered Milk
  • Ground Meat
  • Glass Bead
  • Chemicals
  • Cosmetics
  • Pigments
  • Regrind
  • Plastics
  • Pellets
  • Sugar
  • Food
  • Grain
  • Cereal
  • Salt
  • Resins
  • Batter
  • Flour


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Options & Accessories

  • Totally portable option
  • Accessible auger
  • Cover options
  • Available in carbon or stainless steel and high grade finish
  • Special abrasion resistant seals
  • Packing gland seals, rotating mechanical seals
  • Variety of liners available
  • Custom drive arrangements
  • Custom hoppers & hopper agitators
  • VFD or starter controls mounted on base
  • Heat & cooling options
  • Self-contained dust collector

Test Lab & Innovation Center

Your Material Product. Our Thermal Processing Equipment.

Make sure your new process equipment delivers your desired final material requirements.

Lab Testing

Leverage the CPEG Innovation Center and expertise in process engineering to test material product prior to the design or purchase of bulk solids and material handling equipment.

Testing With Rental Units

When material testing in the Innovation Center is not feasible, S. Howes provides rental equipment that can be shipped directly to your site for reliable testing of powder and bulk solids materials.