Skyway Grain Systems Inc

- Elevator for Every Grain Handling System


Skyway Grain Systems has been using bucket elevators to anchor grain handling systems since they began to build them 30 years ago. From small one-man operations with a grain leg and a couple of grain bins to major grain handling facilities like the Dreyfus Grain Terminals, Skyway has built their expertise to deliver the right piece of equipment to get the job done efficiently and at a cost you can afford. Bucket elevators come in a variety of sizes with features that vary from the heavy duty models required for wheat and corn, to the gentle handling models required for softer crops like lentils, peas and pulse crops. Skyway can supply bucket elevators with a variety of features to fit specific situations.

Available Head Features include:

  • Pillow block roller bearings with horizontal and vertical adjusting
  • Split style hood allows for easy interior accessibility
  • Abrasion-resistant discharge lining options
  • Dual screw motor mount adjustment for longer belt life and proper tensioning
  • Inspection ports
  • UV resistant HDPE dust seals
  • Adjustable throat wiper

Available Trunk Features:

  • Squaring plates align trunking and eliminate twisted trunk sections
  • Bolted 10 - 16 gauge galvanized steel and stainless steel as an option
  • Heavy welded frame with large removable panels on inspection section
  • Corrosion prevention silicon bronze MIG wire used to weld flanges to trunking
  • Heavy-duty plastic buckets
  • Inspection section facilitates belt and splice installation
  • Sliding view port can be placed in two positions on inspection section
  • Standard PVG belt with a rubber model available

Available Boot Features:

  • Corrosion resistant Acme screw take-up
  • Optional configurations: cleanout drawer, self-cleaning, gravity take-up
  • Removable cleanout ends
  • 8-14 gauge galvanized steel construction
  • Belt tension adjuster improves belt’s traction and life
  • Large, easy, tool-free access doors with a unique spring latch
  • UV resistant HDPE dust seals
  • Self-cleaning and adjustable boot drum
  • Head and boot have heavy 1/4” structural frame
  • Bolted construction for easy repair and replacement

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