Elevating Efficiently: Bucket Elevator Drive Assembly Options

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Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Bucket elevator drive assembly selection

The drive assembly is a critical consideration in the design of a bucket elevator, with the potential to impact both productivity and equipment service life. The following covers the different configurations, their advantages in different settings, and optional modifications.  Drive Assembly Options for Bucket Elevators …

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Bucket Elevators: Safety and Accessibility Options

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Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Bucket Elevator

Bucket elevators are the standard for vertical conveying in nearly every industry handling bulk solids. No matter what the industry, ensuring the elevator is both safe and accessible is critical to complying with regulatory requirements, promoting efficient operation and equipment longevity, and not least of …

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Evaluating Bucket Elevator Take-up Options

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Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Bucket elevator

Bucket elevators employ a take-up assembly to “take up” any slack in the belt or chain, ensuring proper tension of the belt or chain around the head and tail pulleys or sprockets.  While producers have a few options available to them when selecting take-ups for …

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Super-Capacity Bucket Elevators Ideal for High-Tonnage Jobs

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Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Super-Capacity Bucket Elevator

Bucket elevators are the equipment of choice when it comes to vertical handling at facilities ranging from mine sites to production plants. Highly customizable and capable of handling a wide range of materials, bucket elevators can quickly and reliably carry any free-flowing material.  The customizability …

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Bucket Elevator Basics

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Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Bucket Elevators

If material needs to be moved vertically, chances are a bucket elevator is the ideal solution for the job. In fact, the versatility and configurability of this equipment make bucket elevators a common bulk material handling system in a number of different industries. What follows …

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Troughed Belt Conveyor Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Troughed Belt Conveyor

Troughed belt conveyors are essential to industrial facilities in every industry, transporting material around plants, loading railcars and ships, conveying materials to storage, and so much more. Despite their ubiquity, however, a number of questions often arise during initial planning and design stages. What follows …

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The Complete Guide to Industrial Conveyor Selection, Configuration, and Troubleshooting

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Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Complete Guide to Industrial Conveyor Selection Configuration and Troubleshooting

Industrial conveyors are the backbone of production plants in every industry, allowing for seamless operation throughout the plant, as well as the transportation of material to and from storage and shipping. As a leading provider of bulk material handling equipment, we’ve put together the information …

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Options in Customizing Troughed Belt Conveyors

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Options in Customizing Troughed Belt Conveyors

The needs of a bulk solids handling operation can vary significantly and are often incredibly specific from one application to the next. As a result, customization has become a cornerstone of bulk material handling systems, allowing troughed belt conveyors to be expertly applied to any …

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Minimizing Spillage With Troughed Belt Conveyors

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Minimizing Spillage with Troughed Belt Conveyors

A well-designed troughed belt conveyor generally exhibits minimal material spillage. Unfortunately, spillage is an all-too-common problem for many plant managers dealing with troughed belt conveyors that weren’t adequately designed for their application.  Fortunately, there are several ways to address troughed belt conveyor spillage. The following …

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Types of Conveyor Belts & Belt Cleaners

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Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Types of Conveyor Belts and Belt Cleaners

When selecting the proper belt conveyor for your process needs, it is critical to consider the different types of conveyor belts (and belt cleaners) available. In order for a conveyor to operate at its full potential, the correct belting and cleaning options must be selected. …

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