All Blog Posts about ‘Conveyors’

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 →

 

FEECO Offers Material Handling Engineering and Equipment Manufacturing

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Custom Belt Conveyors

Engineering a process design can get complicated when working with several different companies to create one streamlined system. And while FEECO has made a name for itself in the thermal processing, fertilizer granulation, and agglomeration industries, a little-known added benefit to customers is that we Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the Advantages of a Reversing Shuttle Conveyor?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

A reversing shuttle conveyor is essentially a belt conveyor mounted onto a rail system, and offers numerous advantages to a material handling system, including: A stationary inlet: the stationary feed chute allows for processed material to be directed to one central location. Reversible belt direction: Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the Advantages of a Steep Incline Conveyor?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

FEECO’s steep incline conveyors transport bulk materials at inclines from 18 degrees to 90 degrees, and offer many benefits as seen below: Decreased material degradation: Transfer points are eliminated through “L” and “S” shape designs. This allows for smooth, steady conveying. Handling efficiency: Corrugated sidewalls Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Tail End of a Belt Conveyor

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo shows the tail end of a belt conveyor. The conveyor is currently under construction at FEECO’s Fabrication Facility located in Green Bay, WI (USA). FEECO’s belt conveyors are available in configurations of 18” to 72” wide, and work with capacities of up Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: How Can you Keep Your Belt Conveyor Running Smoothly?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

No matter what equipment you’re working with, your preventative maintenance program should require a routine, thorough inspection of the equipment at hand. The same holds true for belt conveyors. The following belt conveyor components should be regularly inspected to ensure ideal operation, and to extend Continue reading →

 

Belt Selection: Know the Options

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Greg Makos
Technical Writer

Belting Options

When selecting the proper conveyor for your process needs, one important factor to consider is the conveyor belting. In order for a conveyor to operate at its full potential, the correct belting options must be selected. Conveyor belting is determined by examining what belt characteristics Continue reading →