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11 Benefits of HDPE Conveyor Guards

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When guarding your conveyor systems, safety always comes first. Your first thought about safety is generally directed towards the conveyor during operation. However, safety consideration should also extend to when the conveyor is not operating, as well as during the installation of and long-term maintenance of the guards. HDPE conveyor guards are revolutionising the conveyor …

Reducing Conveyor Impact Zone Problems

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Australian Bulk Handling Review September/October Issue Our latest article below for the September/October issue highlights everything you need to know about impact beds and how they can help solve your impact zone issues. The article explains what they are, how they compare to impact rollers, some key features and advantages and different types of impact …

Steel vs Plastic Conveyor Rollers – Which Is Better?

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Conveyor rollers, or idler rollers, are a fundamental component of any conveyor system. They run along underneath the belt to assist with material weight support and impact, amongst other functions. There are many varieties of roller materials and types, designed for various application requirements. They vary in shape, length, thickness, lagging/material coating, and more. (See …

What Can a Diverter Plow Be Used For?

A diverter plow (or diversion plough) is an apparatus that can be fitted to a conveyor to redirect or discharge the material at an alternative location between the tail and head end of the conveyor. There are many different applications in which a diverter plow can be used. Each application calls for different features to …

Common Causes of Conveyor Belt Damage

Conveyor belts are a viable component in a conveyor system. It is important to maintain them correctly and minimise any potential stoppages or damage to maintain the maximum up time and service life. In this blog article we discuss some common causes of conveyor belt damage and some ways to prevent them so you can …

Why Regular Maintenance Is Important for Your Conveyor System

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The importance of regular maintenance of a conveyor system can at times be overlooked. From small-scale operations to the most complex of systems processing hundreds of thousands of tons of material, ongoing and consistent maintenance is a sure-fire way to extend the life of any conveyor and its components. We list the key reasons why …

Polyurethane vs Carbide Belt Scraper Blades

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Conveyor belt scrapers are an incredibly effective belt cleaning solution due to its ability to directly scrape product off along the conveyor belt. They are normally the primary belt cleaning product on a conveyor system. However, not all scrapers are made the same. Belt scrapers vary from one another in a multitude of ways. These …

Rubber Conveyor Belt Grades & What They’re Used For

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When looking at rubber conveyor belts, on the surface they all appear very similar. However, when designed and manufactured correctly, each different specification of rubber conveyor belting can have special properties to suit particular applications. The following different rubber grades follow the ISO 433 standard. Grade Description A Abrasion Resistant E Static Electricity Conducting F …

5 Benefits of Conveyor Skirting

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What is Conveyor Skirting? Conveyor skirting is a product that maintains a dust seal between the chute structure and the conveyor belt. It is usually made out of rubber strips and mechanical grips, which keeps the rubber in place. As materials enter the top of the chute, some is converted into dust particles as it …