Depending on the properties of the bulk material, different shut-off systems are available. The highest priority is given to optimum residual discharging and a design that is free of dead space. Several options, such as vibration, spray, or rinsing systems are available for forced discharge.
Any kind of change in direction, depending on the conveyed medium, will cause increased friction, noise, and wear. In some cases, turn stations with rims or chain wheels provide a good solution.
Adhesive products can easily be removed by means of scraping sprockets, cleaning discs, or brush cleaning systems.