A Radical Approach...the Olds Elevator

This ground-breaking paper titled “A Radical Approach to the Vertical Conveyance of Bulk Materials: the Olds Elevator”, was presented at Bulkex 2006 in Melbourne Australia, and to the Houston Material Handling Society, Houston, Texas in September 2006.

The paper reviews the development of the Olds Elevator since its beginnings in December 2002. It discusses the operating principle and examines the many benefits of this new elevation method, in contrast with traditional methods of elevating bulk materials. It reviews case studies of applications, showing the versatility and capability of the elevator.

Industry Paper

“A Radical Approach to the Vertical Conveyance of Bulk Materials: the Olds Elevator”

by Robert Olds and William Olds (both of Olds Engineering), Lyn Bates (Ajax Equipment, UK) and Richard McIntosh (Olds Elevator LLC USA).

Presented to:

  • Houston Material Handling Society, Houston, Texas (19 September 2006)
  • BULKEX 2006, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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