SAMSON Materials Handling Ltd., under the umbrella of the worldwide operating AUMUND Group of companies, has received an order from Black & Veatch, a global leader in engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for energy and water, for two Samson® Material Feeders type 450 Super Series to operate as sludge cake reception units for Yorkshire Water, UK. These units are designed to receive material at a variable rate up to 120m3/h and discharge material at a variable rate down to 30m3/h. There is a holding capacity of 30m3. These units will be commissioned at the end of 2017.

Bulk sludge cake will be delivered directly from 30m3 tipping trucks. Roller shutter doors will open at the push of a button, enabling the vehicle to reverse into discharge position. When the truck is in position the belt on the Samson® Feeder will start up. The Samson® Feeder will discharge onto a screw conveyor.


The AUMUND Group is active worldwide. The conveying and storage specialist has special expertise at its disposal when dealing with bulk materials. With their high degree of individuality, both its technically sophisticated as well as innovative products have contributed to the AUMUND Group today being a market leader in many areas of conveying and storage technology. The manufacturing companies AUMUND Fo¨rdertechnik GmbH (Rheinberg, Germany), SCHADE Lagertechnik GmbH (Gelsenkirchen, Germany), SAMSON Materials Handling Ltd. (Ely, England), as well as AUMUND Group Field Service
GmbH andAUMUNDLogisticGmbH(Rheinberg,Germany) are consolidated under the umbrella of the AUMUND Group. In conjunction with the headquarters of the manufacturing companies, the global conveying and storage technology business is spearheaded through a total of ten locations in Asia, Europe, North and South America and a total of five warehouses in Germany, USA, Brazil, Hong Kong and Saudi Arabia.