Pocket belt conveyors are used to elevate material over a short horizontal distance. As such, a number of applications for pocket-type belt conveyors are listed below:-
Vertical 'Z' configuration elevating product from ground level to top of silo.
Bucket-wheel ship unloader (Polymax Roulunds - Maxoflex)
Vertical conveying with 180 twist.
Combination pocket belt with sealing belt.
Inclined conveyor application.
Vertical mine shaft product conveyor (Swedala)
Typical arrangements by Flexowell