All Blog Posts about ‘Belt Feeders’

Considerations in Belt Feeder Design & Operation

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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 Continue reading →

 

Top Factors Influencing Bulk Material Handling Equipment Design

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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 Continue reading →

 

Bulk Material Handling Equipment in the Fertilizer Industry

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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 solids 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 Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Project Profile on a Gold Ore Belt Feeder

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Gold Ore Belt Feeder

This week’s highlighted resource is a project profile on a gold ore belt feeder. FEECO supplied a custom belt feeder for metering gold ore onto a conveyor at a specified rate for a mining company in South America. Click here to view the profile.  To Continue reading →

 

Choosing the Correct Conveyor: Basic Functions

This article was authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Conveyor

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

 

Question of the Week: What Conveyor Add-Ons does FEECO Offer?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Conveyor Add-ons, Belt Conveyor Customization

FEECO’s conveyors can be designed with a variety of additional components to meet our customer’s exact specifications. We offer the following standard conveyor add-ons: Belt Trippers. Belt trippers are designed for material discharge control. They re-route the belting to discharge material at any point along Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Belt Feeder Under Construction

This article was authored by:

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 Continue reading →

 

Options in Limestone Handling Equipment

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

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 Continue reading →

 


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