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Founded in 1997

Powder Conveyors is a division of Trantec Solids Handling Limited.

Trantec is a leading designer, manufacturer, and supplier of materials handling the equipment. We provide innovative feeding and conveying solutions to the solids handling industry and we have done so since 1997.

Our range of materials handling solutions includes Flexible Screw Conveyors, Rigid Auger Conveyors, Metering Screw FeedersPowder Samplers, and similar Powder Metering Devices, along with their spare parts and components.

Whilst Powder Conveyors focuses primarily on conveying solutions, you can find out about Trantec’s full list of products and services offered HERE.

Trantec is a member of both the BSI (British Standards Institute) and the East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce.

History of Trantec
The first Volumetric Feeder was introduced in 1997. The following year, the Loss-In-Weight screw feeder was introduced.

Since then, we have grown from strength to strength. We have continued to provide the market with robust, modular, and exceptional machinery.

We are constantly evolving and adding new, innovative features to our product feeders.
Our Mission Statement
Our aim is simple – meet the needs of the constantly, evolving bulk solids handling industry.

It is our mission to efficiently revolutionize innovative processes such that we may continue to stay competitive in tomorrow’s world.

We stick by our motto of delivering excellence & Innovation.
Our Commitment
We are committed to providing a complete solution to your needs.

We strive to maintain a good relationship with our customers, whilst making sure that our customer service provides the platform to help address any issues.

Products & Services

Our range of materials handling solutions and services includes:

  • Volumetric Feeders – Single Screw Feeders, Twin Screw Feeders & Micro Feeders.
  • Gravimetric Feeders – Continuous Loss-in-Weight Feeders, Gain-in-Weight/Loss-in-Weight Batching Systems.
  • Powder Samplers – For continuous or batched samples.
  • Flexible Screw Conveyors – Available in our standard four sizes. Length and spiral profile as per customer request.
  • Rigid Auger Conveyors – For larger applications, moving your materials from ‘A’ to ‘B’.
  • Auxiliary Equipment – Sack Tip Stations, Hoppers, FIBC Dischargers and accessories.
  • Spares & Replacements Service – Augers, spiral augers and UHMWPE Tubing available off-the-shelf with next working day delivery options available. Please note that for bespoke augers and specialist machine components, next day delivery may not be available. Contact Us for further information.

We have since released our M-Series Metering Screw Feeders, offering 100% true modular design. Find out more by clicking HERE.


Four Lane Ends, Stacksteads,
Bacup, Lancashire
OL12 0TB
+44 (0)1282 777 566