All Blog Posts about ‘Material Handling’

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

This article was co-authored by:

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 Continue reading →

 

Types of Conveyor Belts & Belt Cleaners

This article was authored by:

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. Continue reading →

 

Belt Conveyor Selection: Basic Functionality

This article was authored by:

Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Belt Conveyor

A belt conveyor can come in many shapes and sizes and have an almost unlimited amount of interchangeable components, not to mention the number of add-ons available. Selecting the belt conveyor that best fits the processing system at hand can be overwhelming. The reason for Continue reading →

 

Requirements for Troughed Belt Conveyors in the Mining Industry

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Belt Conveyors in the Mining Industry

Troughed belt conveyors are used prolifically throughout the mining industry, carrying ores, concentrates, and tailings throughout every stage of the mining cycle, from initial excavation, through beneficiation, to the production of a refined material ready for market, and each step in between. Belt conveyors are Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Belt-Style Bucket Elevators Under Assembly

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Belt Style Bucket Elevators

This week’s photo highlights the FEECO Fabrication Facility, where several belt-style bucket elevators are being assembled. In this photo, you’ll notice the center of the boot section contains a spiral, wing-type pulley. Wing-type pulleys prevent material from being pinched between the back side of the Continue reading →

 

Bucket Elevator Basics

This article was authored by:

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. Listed below Continue reading →

 

Ensuring Efficient Handling of Coal & Coke Products

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Coal and Coke Handling, Material Handling Systems, Coal and Coke Conveyors

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

Photo of the Week: Troughed Belt Conveyor

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 →

 

FEECO Offers Bulk Material Handling Engineering and Equipment Manufacturing

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

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 →

 

Bulk Material Handling in the Phosphates Industry

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Material Handling in the Phosphates Industry, Belt Conveyor

As a vital nutrient to supporting life on Earth, phosphorus is a key ingredient in animal feeds, fertilizers, and more. Found in the form of phosphate rock, this essential nutrient is mined and processed all over the world. No matter what material is being produced Continue reading →

 


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