Tag Archives: belt conveyors

Reducing and Eliminating Carryback in Mechanical Conveyors

Conveyor carryback increases operational costs, decreases efficiency, and increases the chance of conveyor-related injuries during clean up. Reducing carryback and tailings should therefore be a goal of every manufacturer who owns a mechanical conveyor system. Why Address Carryback By carryback, we refer simply to material that adheres to or embeds into a conveyor belt or […]

Material Handling: Hemp

Businesses which process hemp in a factory setting may find the stalks a challenging material to convey. Depending on the setup, a processor may need to convey hemp stalks from receiving to the decorticator. As stalks travels down the conveyor, they can potentially catch crannies in the conveyor trough and form a bridge, thereby obstructing […]

Conveyor Choices—Drag, Belt or Pneumatic?

Pellets are a hot item. And that’s a problem—not in terms of economic interest but in terms of their corrosive potential. When pellets pass from the pellet press, they’re hundreds of degrees Fahrenheit. This is problematic for the conveyor that transports them from the press to the pellet cooler infeed chute. Because of the pellet’s […]