Patent Number: 6,293,389

Title: En masse bulk material conveyor apparatus

Abstract: The en masse bulk material conveyor apparatus of the present invention is essentially comprised of a length of formed trough having a generally U-shaped cross-section configuration with a substantial horizontal center section, a flexible endless bulk material-moving conveyor belt frictionally supported by the formed trough, a conventional drive roll, idle roll, belt tension roll, and drive motor combination co-operating with the endless material-moving belt, and a bulk material enclosure positioned above and in spaced-apart relation to the endless belt. Bulk material loading chute and discharge chute features may optionally be combined with the conveyor apparatus.

Inventors: Knapp; Dorcel Warren (Laurel, MS), McLean; William L. (Laurel, MS)

Assignee: McLean; William L.

International Classification: B65G 21/20 (20060101); B65G 15/60 (20060101); B65G 15/62 (20060101); B65G 015/08 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018