Preventing Frozen Bulk Material & Conveyor Belts: What to Know & Use This Winter

Posted on November 24, 2021

Preventing Frozen Bulk Material & Conveyor Belts What to Know & Use This Winter Steady, efficient production at a bulk material handling operation can involve more than controlling dust and having the right equipment for material containment and flow on the conveyor belt. Managing weather conditions also becomes a factor, especially in winter when they […]

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Confined Spaces in Bulk Material Handling: Keeping Yours Safe and Clean

Posted on August 26, 2021

Most bulk material handling plants have confined spaces that are restricted or limited for access and not designed for continuous occupancy. According to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), more than 1.5 million workers enter confined spaces each year. Because of the nature of confined spaces, workers must enter them with great caution and […]

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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 Chute Inspection Doors

Posted on April 15, 2020

Making Maintenance Quicker and Easier Bulk material handlers know the importance of consistent periodic maintenance: Optimal maintenance depends on convenient access to the conveyor chute and skirt box system for inspection and clean-out. However, in many operations, system inspection requires removing the door slowly, bolt by bolt – and then putting it back on the […]

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Conveyor System Inspection Doors: Your Solution to Proactive and Profitable Maintenance

Posted on March 26, 2019

It’s a question most bulk material handlers will consider at some point: Should we spend a little on equipment upkeep now – or potentially a lot more on correcting problems later? Evidence and experience prove the value of periodic conveyor system maintenance:   With greater profitability, OSHA compliance and operational efficiency the result, conveyor maintenance […]

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Load Zone Containment: Better Production, Dust Control & Maintenance

Posted on January 24, 2019

Material handling systems are designed to ensure that raw material is successfully carried and delivered from one point in the process to the next. I.e., they aim to produce a planned, reliable output. Achieving this requires equipment and conditions that save time, money, and effort without any interruptions. However, because of various problems during the […]

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Benetech Conveyor System Maintenance: Higher Performance, Less Maintaining

Posted on November 27, 2017

As a bulk material handler, you know that just because a conveyor system seems to be functioning well, complications can still be forming within it. If the system is not inspected and maintained correctly, what begins as a small problem can turn into a major one that forces a shutdown and creates lost production and, […]

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