Tag: conveyor belt maintenance

Discharge from a conveyor belt doesn’t have to be dirty and dusty. Photo: Martin Engineering

Conveying the importance of keeping belts clean

December 6, 2023 By

Review strategies to avoid spillage, carryback, chute clogging and dust in your conveying system.

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From the surge pile and feeders to the scalping/sizing screen and the standard crusher, these pieces of the puzzle making up your plant all rely on each other to successfully crush. Photo: Mellott

Keeping your secondary plant going strong (Part 2)

September 8, 2023 By

Having a routine and knowing what to regularly inspect are critical to avoid downtime and maintain a safe operation.

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Before modifying a conveyor, engineers recommend verifying that the conveying system is operating in an environment and on an application for which it was originally designed. Photo: baileystock/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Considerations to make when upgrading your conveying system

September 6, 2023 By

Explore the many factors that must be considered when capacity increases on conveyors are desired.

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Improving safe access and maintenance to conveyors increases efficiency significantly. Photo: Martin Engineering

A real-world look at what diminishes conveyor safety

August 16, 2023 By and

Among the root causes of conveying system safety issues are production-first cultures, low-bid purchasing and designs that are needlessly complex.

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Maintaining traction and avoiding drive pulley slippage is important to maximize conveyor production and avoid damage to conveyor components. Photo: PPI

How to avoid, overcome drive pulley slippage

July 19, 2023 By

An understanding of the variables at hand with belt traction can help operators maximize production and avoid conveyor component damage.

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Flexco indicated at ConExpo-Con/Agg that it intends to launch its steel cable belt fastener in the third quarter of 2023. Photo: P&Q Staff

Exploring conveyor belt maintenance solutions

June 2, 2023 By

New solutions for operators to better manage conveyors and reduce downtime with splicing alternatives and real-time data devices.

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Photo: Mi Conveyance Solutions, Martin Sprocket & Gear

How to correct common belt maintenance errors

April 5, 2023 By

Motion Industries’ Corey Jackson discusses three common errors in belt maintenance and what producers can do to fix them.

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The pocket-style cleat pattern on the Direct X conveyor belt captures conveyed material immediately upon loading, reducing the amount of product movement on the belt cover, which limits cover wear. Photo: Continental

Continental highlights conveying tech, equipment at ConExpo

March 17, 2023 By

Continental has several brand-new items on display at ConExpo-Con/Agg. Find out what the company is highlighting.

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