All Blog Posts about ‘Conveyors’

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 →

 

Photo of the Week: Tail End of a Belt Conveyor

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Conveyor Tail End

This week’s photo shows the tail end of a belt conveyor. The conveyor is currently under construction at FEECO’s Fabrication Facility located in Green Bay, WI (USA). FEECO’s belt conveyors are available in configurations of 18” to 72” wide, and work with capacities of up Continue reading →

 

Choosing the Correct Conveyor: Basic Functions

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Greg Makos
Technical Writer

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 →

 

Photo of the Week: Lignite Coal Conveyors

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Lignite Coal Conveyors

This week’s photo highlights a material handling system FEECO supplied to a US-based customer. The system was used to transport lignite coal, and included the following conveyors:     • 36” x 700’ (.9 x 213 m) conveyor with 180’ (55 m) lift (300 TPH) Continue reading →

 

Long-Term Conveyor Storage: Best Practices

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Best Practices in Belt Conveyor Storage

The material handling equipment employed in any operation, be it frac sand processing, potash mining, or other industrial endeavor, is a critical part of operational efficiency. Conveyors serve to move material around a facility in seamless fluidity for maximum efficiency. But what happens when an 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

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 Conveyor

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Belt Conveyor

This week’s photo highlights a belt conveyor. FEECO’s belt conveyors are one of the most popular pieces of equipment from our material handling line. They are comprised of a predetermined conveyor belting riding on heavy-duty troughed rollers, each mounted to a structural steel frame. Since Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Steep Incline Conveyor in 3D

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Photo of the Week: Steep Incline Conveyor

This week’s photo shows a steep incline conveyor in 3D. FEECO’s steep incline conveyors are designed to move materials vertically, at angles ranging from 18-90 degrees, while still maintaining discharge and feed qualities of a standard belt conveyor. The advantages of FEECO’s design include: Less Continue reading →

 

Ensuring Efficient Handling of Coal & Coke Products

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Coal and Coke Handling Material Handling Systems

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 →