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Oats Conveyor

Oats are consumed as an ingredient in a variety of foods and even by themselves, from whole oats, oatmeal, to oat flour. MPE engineers have worked with oats ranging in bulk density from 22 to 47 lb/ft3. As with all applications for conveying or process system design, MPE can test your application to develop custom solutions for you.

Oat Bulk Densities
Bulk Product lb/ft3 g/cm3
Oat Flour 33 0.53
Oat Middlings 38 0.61
Oats 27 0.43
Oats (Ground) 29 0.46
Oats (Rolled, Instant) 22 0.35
Oats (Steel Cut) 29 0.46
Oats Groats (Whole) 47 0.75

Oat Conveyance


Whole oats all the way to oat flour can be challenging applications for some conveyors. MPE created the Chain-Vey to gently handle many of the most fragile and heavy applications that—before Chain-Vey—left oat processors with limited options. Chain-Vey offers a tubular, dust-tight drag conveyor design built with an unbreakable chain and robust array of options tailored to each customer's needs. 

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High Capacities and Easy to Maintain


Chain-Vey has become one of the most sought oat conveyors for because of its near-zero product breakage, easy cleaning, industry-leading reliability, and quiet, efficient operation.

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Oat System Equipment and Designs


Sometimes oat processors need unique systems that only MPE has the expertise and design know-how to get it done right the first time. From unloading, to blanching, to packaging—equipment upgrades to greenfield projects—MPE is your partner is created the best custom process systems in the world.

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