Industrial Conveyor Safety in the Workplace

Posted on May 18, 2022

Material handling systems involve the constant movement of massive amounts of product along the conveyor belt, the heart of production. With so much size, weight, and machinery in motion, personal safety in the load zone remains an ever-present concern. Just a few hazards related to conveyor equipment and components are: material spillage that falls or […]

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Ports & Terminals Material Handling: How to Avoid Demurrage Charges

Posted on April 11, 2022

Ports & Terminals Material Handling: How to Avoid Demurrage Charges Our domestic and global economies depend on international trade. A large part of that trade involves industrial ports and terminals through which barges and ships transport tons of materials through handling systems with many moving components. As the shipped product is loaded, unloaded, and conveyed, […]

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Safety By Design: Minimize Dust and Spillage

Posted on February 8, 2022

Safety by Design Goal: Minimize Dust and Spillage, Reduce Product Degradation, and Ensure Production is Done Safely. In safety by design, it is a goal to minimize dust and spillage, reduce product degradation, and ensure production is done safely. New-edge technologies in material handling have made significant improvements in the ability to improve safety while […]

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Belt Conveyor Impact Loading Equipment

Posted on December 20, 2021

Keeping an Eye on Success in the Load Zone Bulk material handling involves transferring massive weights and amounts of a product. As tons of bulk material drop with a powerful force from receiving chutes onto a receiving conveyor belt, this impact zone can become highly susceptible to the significant belt and frame damage and excessive […]

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Controlling Dust at Your Plant

Posted on September 14, 2021

Inhalable dust can lodge in the nose, throat, or upper respiratory tract. Fine inhalable dust can penetrate the body’s built-in cleaning mechanisms (e.g., mucus membranes) and travel deep into the bloodstream as well as the lungs, where they are likely to remain. Consistent exposure to inhalable and fine inhalable dust can irritate airways, aggravate allergies […]

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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 Belt Wash Box: Remove Material Carryback

Posted on January 28, 2021

Conveyor Wash Box: Remove Carryback & Bulk Material Cross-Contamination Benetech has developed the conveyor belt wash box to combat carryback and bulk material cross-contamination. The bulk material handling equipment at a typical operation will often move thousands of tons of product every hour of each day. This material is blasted, crushed, ground, conveyed, and transferred […]

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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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Stockpile Sealing and Management

Posted on August 13, 2020

How Is Safe Your Stored Material? Stockpiles are an integral part of any bulk material handling system, such that proper raw material can be retrieved for continued production. Stockpile management requires sealing and protecting the piles from moisture, an improved environmental profile, good-neighbor efforts, and inhibiting oxygen if the material is combustible. If inactive storage […]

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The MaxZone® Plus System

Posted on June 30, 2020

Cost-Cutting Innovation in the Belt Conveyor Load Zone An entirely new concept for bulk material handling, the MaxZone® Plus system acts as a modified load zone chute that keeps material flowing while reducing transfer point spillage and dust through proper center loading. Most bulk material handlers will experience the challenge of excess spillage and dust […]

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