All Blog Posts about ‘Material Handling’

Achieving Optimal Wood Chip Handling with Custom Equipment

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Wood-Chip-Handling-System

Whether in packaging production, pulp and paper processing, biomass fuel generation or otherwise, wood-based biomass products are handled in a variety of settings and forms, from bark to shredded wood, and perhaps most often, wood chips. The unique characteristics of wood biomass materials require careful Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Wood chip Handling Project Profile

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

RotW-Wood-Chip-Handling-Project-Profile

This week’s highlighted resource is a project profile on a wood chip handling system. FEECO supplied a complete bulk solids handling system comprised of a number of different types of equipment for transporting wood chips around a biomass fuel facility. Click here to view the Continue reading →

 

Bucket Elevators: The Choice for Vertical Aggregate Handling

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Bucket-Elevators-for-Aggregates

Vertical handling is a necessity in the aggregate industry, transporting material seamlessly throughout a processing facility despite the various heights at which it must be delivered. Throughout aggregate processing facilities, material is elevated for feeding weigh hoppers, loading rail cars, transporting material to various processing Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Brochure on Conveyor Systems

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

RotW-Conveyor-Brochure

This week’s highlighted resource is a brochure on conveyor systems. The brochure highlights FEECO belt conveyors and material handling systems. Capacity and horsepower estimation charts, as well as project profiles, are also included. Click here to view the brochure. To receive weekly articles, new resources, Continue reading →

 

Options in Customizing Belt Conveyors

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Belt-Conveyor-Customization-Options

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 material handling systems, allowing belt conveyors to be expertly applied to any operation. The Continue reading →

 

Material Handling Considerations in Agglomerate Processing

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Material Handling Considerations in Agglomerate Processing

Material handling is an aspect of every industrial process that starts with the transportation of raw material from its original location and ends when the final product arrives at market. During the process, material handling equipment helps move raw and processed materials from one location Continue reading →

 

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

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Reversing Shuttle Conveyor

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 →

 

Photo of the Week: Conveyor System with Transfer House

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Belt Conveyor System

The photo of the week for this week shows a conveyor system, complete with a transfer house, and radial stacker. Many of our customers are pleasantly surprised when they find out that not only can we design and manufacture a process system for them, but Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Project Profile on Potash Bucket Elevators

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

potash-bucket-elevators

This week’s highlighted resource is a project profile on potash bucket elevators. Bucket elevators are frequently used at potash processing facilities for high-capacity vertical transportation of potash. As a preferred provider of heavy-duty bucket elevators, FEECO provided 18 super-capacity bucket elevators to this potash compaction Continue reading →

 

A Guide to Bucket Elevator Installation

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Greg Makos
Technical Writer

Bucket Elevator Installation Guide

When installing a bucket elevator, it is important to remember that this is a vital piece of equipment in the process flow, requiring attention to detail during installation. Improper installation can lead to inefficiencies, equipment malfunction, and premature wear. Through decades of experience, FEECO has Continue reading →