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Skyway Grain Systems has been selling and installing bucket elevators since their inception back in 1986. A bucket elevator is an essential tool in the design of a efficient grain handling system whether you are a small operation or a large rail side terminal. Skyway has been supplying Lambton Bucket elevators in Western Canada and around the world since 1998. Lambton provides Skyway with a complete range of bucket elevator sizes as well as different models suited for different commodities, for example gentle handling models for delicate crops like pulse crops. Whatever the material you need to move Skyway can offer the specific style of bucket elevator to move it safely and efficiently with bucket elevators from Lambton Conveyor.


  • Pillow block roller bearings with horizontal and vertical adjusting
  • Split style hood allows for easy interior accessibility
  • Abrasion-resistant discharge lining options
  • Dual screw motor mount adjustment for longer belt life and proper tensioning
  • Inspection ports
  • UV resistant HDPE dust seals
  • Discharge lining options : UHMW, A.R. steel, Urethane, etc.
  • Adjustable throat wiper
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  • Squaring plates align trunking and eliminate twisted trunk sections
  • Bolted 10 – 16 gauge galvanized steel and stainless steel as an option
  • Heavy welded frame with large removable panels on inspection section
  • Corrosion prevention silicon bronze MIG wire used to weld flanges to trunking
  • Heavy-duty plastic buckets
  • Inspection section facilitates belt and splice installation
  • Sliding view port can be placed in two positions on inspection section
  • Standard PVG belt with a rubber model available
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  • Corrosion resistant Acme screw take-up
  • Optional configurations: cleanout drawer, self-cleaning, gravity take-up
  • Removable cleanout ends
  • 8-14 gauge galvanized steel construction
  • Belt tension adjuster improves belt’s traction and life
  • Large, easy, tool-free access doors with a unique spring latch
  • UV resistant HDPE dust seals
  • Self-cleaning and adjustable boot drum
  • Head and boot have heavy 1/4” structural frame
  • Bolted construction for easy repair and replacement

In addition to standard grain legs, Skyway can supply specialized models for situations where a commercial-type elevator is required, or a model that will treat your seed in a manner that minimizes seed damage and results in better overall seed grade.


Gentle handling galvanized bucket elevators are designed to prevent damage to delicate crops like pulse crops. This is accomplished by using slower belt speeds that result in seed being dropped into the throat of the discharge rather than the being flung out of the bucket against the wall of the bucket elevator head as with normal centrifugal belt speed style bucket elevators. When handling delicate crops you must slow everything down and eliminate high speed impact points.

If your operation requires a commercial level bucket elevator, Skyway can also supply that.


Commercial galvanized bucket elevators range in capacity from 10,000 to 40,000 bushels per hour. All of the equipment is CAD designed and CNC produced. Many options and accessories can be added to completely customize your equipment to suit your application.

Some of the feature in addition to or instead of standard elements you can expect from this commercial line are:

  • 1/2″ steel plate low placed motor mount
  • A.R. steel curved top head liner
  • 12 gauge trunking
  • Winged boot pulley
  • Shovel pocket door in boot
  • Hinged inspection doors on head
  • Trunk cross-bracing
  • Tie-angle trunking connections
  • Discharge lining options : UHMW, A.R. steel, Urethane, etc.