The scraper/paddle style chain conveyors work on the physical push/pull principles of moving a product at the height of a tall full flight. While this is effective, it eliminates available cross-sectional area within the enclosed trough to around 50% of the physical area of the conveyor.
conveyors times nominal working load. ... n Cimbria chain conveyors are ideal for horizontal and slightly inclined conveying of products such as grain ... for adjustment of the chain while working. .... is designed with the principle of the chain conveyor.