All Blog Posts about ‘Conveyors’

Maintaining your Limestone Pelletizing Operation

This article was authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Pelletized (Pelletised) Limestone

An effective maintenance program is indispensable to sustaining an efficient, productive limestone pelletizing operation. While maintenance is often overlooked, it should always be incorporated as part of a facility’s regular operation procedures. Limestone pelletizer plant maintenance ensures equipment reliability, preserves a safe work environment, and 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 →

 

Maintenance Considerations for your Potash Processing Operation

This article was authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Potash Processing

A potash processing facility includes many pieces of equipment that are not only a big financial investment, but also critical to daily operation. In order to protect investments, prevent costly downtime, and extend the life of equipment, regular potash equipment maintenance is a necessity. Potash Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Conveyor Tail Section

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Conveyor Tail Section

This week’s photo comes from the FEECO Fabrication facility. In the photo, an Assembly Technician mounts the tail pulley guard on the tail section of a 24″ wide belt conveyor with a screw take up. The conveyor, which will be used for transporting proprietary granules, Continue reading →

 

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 Continue reading →

 

Belt Selection: Know the Options

This article was authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Conveyor Belting Options

When selecting the proper conveyor for your process needs, one important factor to consider is the conveyor belting. In order for a conveyor to operate at its full potential, the correct belting options must be selected. Conveyor belting is determined by examining what belt characteristics Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Shuttle Conveyor

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Shuttle Conveyor for handling Petroleum Coke

This week’s Photo of the Week comes to us from a unique project FEECO did in the late 1970s for handling petroleum coke. The image shows the interior of a tube in which the shuttle conveyor was housed when not filling barges. The conveyor would Continue reading →

 

Choosing Between Take-up Options for Belt Conveyors

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Belt Conveyor Take-up Options

The take-up on a belt conveyor is a key component in maintaining proper belt tension, which contributes significantly to process and mechanical stability. Proper belt tension helps to ensure that the belt wears evenly, material is contained in the trough, and the belt runs centrally Continue reading →

 

Bulk Material Handling: When to Choose a Belt Conveyor Over a Screw Conveyor

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Benefits of Belt Conveyors Over Screw Conveyors

Efficient and effective bulk material handling is a critical component of any production line and often means the difference between a smooth operation with minimal downtime and constant upsets.  Those looking for a conveyor system are often faced with a choice: belt conveyor or screw Continue reading →

 

Material Considerations in Handling Potash

This article was authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Potash Handling

Handling a demanding material such as potash requires dependable performance from each piece of equipment in a processing facility. The need for reliability holds especially true for material handling equipment. Bucket elevators, belt conveyors, and so forth must be designed to manage the challenges potash Continue reading →

 


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