Preventing Material Pluggage & Blockage

Posted on September 29, 2022

Success in bulk material handling depends greatly on a steady material flow with minimal stoppage for housekeeping, maintenance, and repair. When the material flow is challenged, it can impact operating efficiency while also creating safety risks. A common source of poor material flow is material build-up causing pluggage in system components such as chutes, bins, […]

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How to Reduce & Eliminate Conveyor Carryback

Posted on August 15, 2022

Most bulk material handlers have probably run into it at some point: Production is rolling along, and goals are being achieved. All the while, some of the product is traveling past the drop-off point, returning along the underside of the conveyor belt, and building up on return rollers, bend pulleys, and snub pulleys. At first, […]

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Industrial Clean Sweep AC – Air Control System

Posted on January 10, 2022

Industrial Clean Sweep AC Air Control System Most bulk material handlers would agree that a perfect day at the plant would include an uninterrupted material flow: no shutdowns, little to no maintenance, nothing but steady production from sun up to sundown. Clean Sweep AC eliminates bridging, ratholes, and material handling build-up. Each nozzle emits a […]

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Freeing Material to Flow

Posted on October 15, 2021

Discrete Element Method (DEM) & Transfer Point Solutions The proper flow of material is vital to a bulk handling operation. However, each operation also contends with its particular material challenges, and they can surface anywhere from silos to bins to hoppers to the conveyor belt. Bulk material flow results from how its particles move, changing […]

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Clean Sweep Air Cannons: Material Flow Aid

Posted on March 25, 2021

Clean Sweep  AC Pluggage Problem Solver & Material Flow Aid Those who devote their time and skill to bulk material handling know how much they depend on a material flow that isn’t slowed by pluggage and build-up. This becomes particularly true if you’re working with wet or sticky material such as sand or cement. Consistent […]

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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 spillages, such as risks to safety, health, and compliance; slowed production; lost material; and extra housekeeping and maintenance costs. […]

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Bulk Material Flow Aids: Prevention and Cure All in One

Posted on December 5, 2019

Bulk material-handling professionals know that a steady material flow is vital to production and profitability – and, just as important, customer service. This consistency requires that chutes, bins, hoppers, silos, and bunkers be free of pluggage and material build-up. Experience has taught you that maintaining material flow can be a challenge, especially when working with […]

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Conveyor Skirtboard Systems

Posted on April 6, 2017

Benetech Conveyor Skirtboard Systems: Easy Maintenance, Replacement and Adjustability for More-Productive Material Handling Maintaining steady, profitable production is vital to your business. There may be times when a system component is flawed, aging or failing but budget and time constraints don’t allow a full system replacement. This is when Benetech’s MaxZone® conveyor skirtboard system becomes […]

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