All Blog Posts about ‘Material Handling’

Photo of the Week: Frac Sand Bucket Elevator

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Our photo this week is a frac sand bucket elevator. FEECO designed and constructed several centrifugal-style bucket elevators for a frac sand processing plant located in Wisconsin. The various bucket elevator capacities were 10 TPH, 250 TPH, and 500 TPH, with the discharge heights of Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What Conveyor Add-Ons does FEECO Offer?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

FEECO’s conveyors can be designed with a variety of additional components to meet our customer’s exact specifications. We offer the following standard conveyor add-ons: Belt Trippers. Belt trippers are designed for material discharge control. They re-route the belting to discharge material at any point along Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Belt Conveyor

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo highlights a belt conveyor. FEECO’s belt conveyors are one of the most popular pieces of equipment from our material handling line. They are comprised of a predetermined conveyor belting riding on heavy-duty troughed rollers, each mounted to a structural steel frame. Since Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What is the Difference Between FEECO’s Centrifugal and Continuous Bucket Elevator Styles?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

FEECO offers a selection of bucket styles for both centrifugal and continuous bucket elevators, to accommodate the demands of varying materials. We offer two centrifugal bucket styles: style AA and style AC. Both options feature a reinforced lip around the leading edge to avoid distortion Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: 3D Bucket Elevator

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Today’s photo highlights a 3D bucket elevator. FEECO offers both continuous and centrifugal bucket elevators, all designed and manufactured to meet the needs of the unique material to be transported. Continuous bucket elevators are predominantly used when gentle material transportation is required, such as with fragile Continue reading →

 

Copper’s Role in a Low Carbon Economy

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

With focus on efforts to achieve a low carbon economy continuing to grow, experts are predicting that such a shift could mean big changes for some minerals and metals. One metal that is expected to be a cornerstone of a low-carbon future is copper. Known Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Steep Incline Conveyor in 3D

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo shows a steep incline conveyor in 3D. FEECO’s steep incline conveyors are designed to move materials vertically, at angles ranging from 18-90 degrees, while still maintaining discharge and feed qualities of a standard belt conveyor. The advantages of FEECO’s design include: Less Continue reading →

 

Ensuring Efficient Handling of Coal & Coke Products

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Coal, coke, and pet coke materials are subject to handling in numerous settings, from mine sites to power generation facilities, paper mills, oil refineries, steel and aluminum producing facilities, and more. Combined with the many types, forms, and sizes that these materials can come in, Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Troughed Belt Conveyor

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo is a 30” wide x 39’ long troughed belt conveyor under production at FEECO. The conveyor features a channel frame, ideal for use when long spans between supports are not required. FEECO’s troughed belt conveyors are available in configurations 18” to 72” Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Conveyor Truss Frame

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo highlights a conveyor truss frame ready for shipment. Truss frames are a feature of FEECO’s belt conveyors, and are available in several in standard depths and lengths. Load factors such as wind, snow etc. are also accounted for in truss selection. Since Continue reading →