Tag: equipment maintenance

Inadequately maintaining an excavator in a quarry environment can accelerate wear and result in unplanned downtime. Photo: Develon

Seven tips for mastering summer excavator maintenance

May 1, 2024 By

Learn the essentials to keep excavators working in quarry operations during peak production season.

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Investing in new aggregate tech (Part 1)

April 29, 2024 By

Producers and manufacturers detail the hurdles they’re trying to clear as the industry incorporates more technology into operations.

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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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Marion Machine’s Brandon Godman suggests starting cone crushers within an operation one at a time for simplicity’s sake. Photo: Mellott

Suggestions for effective secondary crushing

February 28, 2024 By

Marion Machine’s sales engineer presents pointers to get the most out of cone crushing equipment.

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Considerations to make around jaw liners

February 23, 2024 By

Determine the best configuration for your crushing application with insights from an expert at Superior Industries.

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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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Planning ahead for winter washing

February 15, 2024 By

Experts from CDE provide tips for those operating wash plants as temperatures across the nation plummet.

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Nozzles can be positioned to spray against or with the flow of material. Photo: P&Q Staff

8 tips for building a top-notch maintenance program

January 8, 2024 By

Learn how a preventative maintenance program can help producers get more life from their screening equipment.

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Says The Sunrock Group’s Bryan Pfohl: “When it comes to maintenance, we like to plan for events. And it’s all about the relationship with those you do business with. If they haven’t got it – and sometimes they don’t – it becomes ‘when can you get it?’” Photo: P&Q Staff

Sunrock, Sykes Supply leaders reflect on the industry (Part 2)

December 4, 2023 By

The conversation between The Sunrock Group’s Bryan Pfohl and Sykes Supply’s Steve Zelnak continues with more reflections on the past and insights about today’s industry.

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