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 …

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Belt Conveyor Selection: Basic Functionality

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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 …

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Options in Limestone Handling Equipment

This article was co-authored by:

Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pelletized (Pelletised) Limestone produced in the FEECO Innovation Center

While most focus is given to the main pieces of equipment in a limestone processing operation, the bulk handling system also plays an important role in assuring that the process runs smoothly from one step to the next. As a heavy-duty, abrasive mineral, limestone requires …

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Considerations in Belt Feeder Design & Operation

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

FEECO Belt Feeder

As one of the most cost-effective ways to transport material in and around a facility, belt conveyors are employed in every industry working with bulk solids. Their diverse handling capabilities combined with flexible design makes them an essential tool in nearly any setting. But conveyors …

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Top Factors Influencing Bulk Material Handling Equipment Design

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Bulk Material Handling Equipment Design

Bulk material handling equipment such as bucket elevators and belt conveyors transports material in and around processing and shipping facilities, lending automation and flexibility to industrial operations of all types. While bulk material handling equipment design is relatively straightforward, a number of material- and facility-specific …

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Bulk Material Handling Equipment in the Fertilizer Industry

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Material Handling Equipment in the Fertilizer (Fertiliser) Industry

From moving ore at the mine site, to storing finished product, the fertilizer industry relies on bulk material handling equipment to keep processes running and product moving around the clock. This heavy demand, combined with some of the specific challenges fertilizers present, requires expertly designed …

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Photo of the Week: Belt Feeder Under Construction

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Belt Feeder Under Construction

This week’s photo is a belt feeder in FEECO’s Fabrication Facility. Our assembly team is currently constructing the piece for a repeat customer. Belt feeders are comprised of a conveyor belt on rollers. They provide a controlled discharge rate of material from the bin or hopper into …

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