Live Bottom Pits


  • Versatile storage-dosing live bottom pits: DB.6-9-12 with open-top for feeding with front loader - DBC.4 closed execution for metering of chips - DBD.4 special application for metering of Driers - DB1.1 & 2.2 for simultaneous metering of two downstream
  • Destorage system based on live bed made up of modules of two or three dosing screws (parallel or opposed construction)
  • Separate drive for each series of dosing screws
  • Level controls.


  • Storage-dosing of fractioned materials, wet or dry, such as chips, sawdust, shavings, particles, etc.
  • Accurate dosing of several downstream machines, e.g.: roll screens - cleaners or sifters for chips, sawdust and shavings - knife ring flakers - hammermills - driers - dry screens - dry mills
  • No bridge formation
  • No material demixing
  • Wide range of extraction capacity: running the dosing screw modules separately, alternatively or all together - driving each motor with a frequency converter
  • High dosing accuracy from progressive pitch screws
  • High efficiency and reliability
  • Low maintenance.
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