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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

Polyurethane vs Carbide Blades DYNA Engineering

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 …

Pulley Reconditioning vs Pulley Replacement

Pulley Reconditioning vs Replacement DYNA Engineering

Pulleys are a heavy duty, consistently running piece of machinery designed to last. But after many years of use, wear and tear eventually occurs and the pulley can become worn and possibly even damaged. The decision then is to either recondition or refurbish the pulley, or completely replace the pulley altogether. We discuss the advantages …

Keeping Conveyor Belts on Track (Australian Bulk Handling Review 2019)

Keeping Conveyor Belts on Track DYNA Engineering Australian Bulk Handling Review March April 2019

Australian Bulk Handling Review March/April Issue Our latest article below for the March/April issue discusses the common causes of belt mistracking, and the solutions available – featuring our own DYNA-TRAC tracking rollers. The expert advice from this article comes from our Managing Director, Graeme! DYNA Engineering is publishing educational engineering articles in every Australian Bulk …

Different Types of Idler Rollers

Different Types of Idler Rollers DYNA Engineering

What Is an Idler Roller? Idler rollers, or sometimes simply known as conveyor rollers, are cylindrical-shaped bars that run along and underneath a conveyor belt. There are many different types of idler rollers with varying functions. Usually, idler rollers aid in the supporting of weight and impact of the materials being transported along the belt. …

Understanding the Diverter Plow (Diversion Plough)

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What Is a Diverter Plow? A diverter plow (also known as a diversion plough) is a machine that is fitted to a conveyor that can redirect or discharge the material being conveyed at a location between the tail and head ends. Often compared to a luggage sorting system at the airport, a diverter plow is …