Tag: conveying and material handling

The new TCI Manufacturing facility is situated in Pryor, Oklahoma. Photo: TCI Manufacturing

TCI expands operations with Oklahoma facility

April 17, 2024 By

TCI Manufacturing plans to initially focus its new 45,000-sq.-ft. facility in Pryor, Oklahoma, on conveyors and portable material handling equipment.

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The material buildup seen here resulted from an inefficient scraper, which was not the best choice for the application. Photo: Motion

Keys to successful component selection

April 5, 2024 By

Motion Conveyance Solutions’ Jason Crain offers a few questions producers should ask when seeking the right parts for conveying systems.

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As lagging in the center of the pulley wears down, it diminishes pulley crown. This diminished crown has an impact on how well the conveyor belt tracks. Photo: PPI

Emphasizing the importance of pulley lagging

April 4, 2024 By

More producers are looking for equipment and components that last longer to lighten the load on maintenance personnel.

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Douglas Manufacturing, a manufacturer of conveyor components and engineered conveying solutions, will construct a state-of-the-art 50,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility and add four production lines at its Industrial Park Drive location in Pell City, Alabama. Photo: Douglas Manufacturing

Douglas to build new idler plant in Alabama

February 28, 2024 By

Douglas Manufacturing is embarking on a multimillion-dollar project in Pell City, Alabama, that’s expected to be finished next year.

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The latest version of Superior Industries’ of PilePro features enhancements to user interface and functionality. Photo: Superior Industries

Enhanced tech for TeleStacker conveyors coming

February 23, 2024 By

Superior Industries is making available an upgrade for its TeleStacker PilePro automation program on March 1.

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An over-the-head-pulley installation is generally considered a manufacturer’s preferred way of installation, but such an approach isn’t always possible. Photo: Eriez

Factors to consider when selecting electromagnets

February 22, 2024 By

Eriez’s Darrell Milton offers pointers for selecting, installing and maintaining an electromagnet.

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Says Kraemer Mining & Materials’ Cody Ladd: “When you put in the effort to build off a plan of not rehandling material, it’s really pervasive.” Photo: P&Q Staff

Minnesota plant design reducing material handling

February 19, 2024 By

Kraemer Mining & Materials revamped its Burnsville Quarry in recent years with the goal of minimizing material handling in and around the plant.

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Photo: Superior Industries

Enhanced conveyor idler emerges from Superior

February 13, 2024 By

Backed by an investment in manufacturing equipment, Superior Industries says it has developed ‘the most significant redesign to conveyor idlers in decades.’

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The TR-80 radial conveyor is available to order through local Finlay distributors. Photo: Finlay

Finlay introduces radial conveyor

February 13, 2024 By

The company’s new TR-80 can operate in applications ranging from heavy-duty primary crushing to light-duty jobs.

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