Drop & Slide Idler: Solving Belt-Access Challenges

Posted on June 22, 2021

Bulk material handling professionals know the problems that can arise with the conveyor belt. A belt that isn’t properly moving can disrupt your operation’s entire schedule. Mistracking, belt slipping, and material blockage and spillage can halt production and result in costly maintenance. This becomes especially true in harsh environments. Having proper conveyor belt idlers is […]

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Conveyor Belt Wash Box: Clean, Safe & Compliant

Posted on April 22, 2021

If your bulk material handling operation has specific concerns about environmental or governmental compliance, you’re likely preoccupied with issues caused by carryback. Material stuck to the belt affects housekeeping, belt tracking and especially dust control. With some bulk materials, you may find that standard belt-cleaning systems just aren’t thorough enough. Belt-surface blemishes can trap material […]

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Essential Positions & Ideal People

Posted on February 24, 2021

Essential Positions + Ideal People = Total Service and Solutions Production, maintenance, safety, compliance: Success in bulk material handling involves many facets. Properly managing each call for multidimensional support from a resource with knowledge, experience, and relationships reaching across years of hard work and discovery. A well-run and -maintained conveyor system is crucial to greater […]

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Conveyor Chute Spillage

Posted on November 11, 2020

Five Leading Reasons and How to Resolve Them Conveyor chutes are vital to bulk material handling. At the same time, just about every bulk material handler has had to contend with issues related to conveyor chute spillage, such as risks to safety, health and compliance; slowed production; lost material; and extra housekeeping and maintenance costs. […]

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Conveyor Dust: Gaining Command of a Runaway Problem

Posted on October 6, 2020

Fugitive dust created by the conveyor in bulk material handling can turn into major setbacks if left unaddressed for too long. Production might continue, but it will be increasingly less efficient. Safety and compliance will become greater issues as well. You depend on your conveyor system to ensure exceptional customer service and achieve your operational […]

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Conveyor Belt Cleaners

Posted on September 17, 2020

Keeping Carryback Out of the Way Consistent production in bulk material handling is best achieved when a conveyor belt is clean and intact so it can continue to perform. Spillage around the head pulley and carryback dust and spillage indicate the belt’s cleaning system is compromised. A worn conveyor belt scraper is often the source […]

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Conveyor Belt Spillage: How Do You Control It?

Posted on September 2, 2020

Conveyor systems are central to bulk material handling. You depend on them to move immense amounts of product reliably and efficiently to support your production goals. At the same time, if left unchecked, spillage from the conveyor creates operational issues, especially around transfer points. As material falls from the carry side of the belt and […]

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The MaxZone® Plus System

Posted on June 30, 2020

Cost-Cutting Innovation in the Belt Conveyor Load Zone Most bulk material handlers will experience the challenge of excess spillage and dust in the load zone. This is especially true when a misaligned transfer point chute creates a flawed transition of material onto the receiving belt. Improper or off-center loading can further cause the belt to […]

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The MaxZone® System: Taking Command of Your Load Zone

Posted on March 13, 2020

Efficient, consistent bulk material systems carry and deliver raw material from one point to the next as planned with few interruptions. As you’re aware, the load zone can be a problem area standing in the way of that operational goal. At the same time, you may not always have the budget or the time for […]

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Conveyor Belt Tracking: Keeping Material Loads in Line

Posted on February 3, 2020

Conveyor Belt Tracking: Keeping Material Loads in Line Bulk material handlers want to achieve optimal production with efficient maintenance and minimal downtime. When conveyor belts become misaligned, they can cost the plant lost labor, time, material, and compromised safety. If left unattended, they can also lead to equipment damage, such as shredding of the belt. […]

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