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A Guide to Conveyor Belt Cleaning Solutions (Australian Bulk Handling Review)

Australian Bulk Handling Review A guide to conveyor belt cleaning solutions DYNA Engineering January February 2019

Working with Australian Bulk Handling Review DYNA Engineering is publishing educational engineering articles in every Australian Bulk Handling Review issue during 2019. Our goal is to share our expert knowledge and experience on conveyor products in an easy to read format. Our articles are targeted at beginners and intermediates on the subject. We hope the articles …

Understanding Textile Belts

Conveyor

Where to Start When it comes to textile rubber conveyor belts, also known as fabric belts, the different types and specifications can be overwhelming. There are so many different types, thicknesses, layers and strengths, it’s hard to know where to start. This article outlines some of the basics to point you in the right direction. …

What Does Conveyor Skirting Do?

conveyor skirting

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.   What is Conveyor Skirting Used For? As materials enter the top of the chute, some …

What is the Best Scraper Type for Your Conveyor System?

H2 DYNAFastFit Scraper

  When installing a belt scraper on your conveyor, deciding on the type of scraper can be make or break for the system. What are the different types of blades? The pros and cons? Primary vs secondary? This article will point you in the right direction so you can get the most out of your …

Conveyor Brush Cleaners Explained

Conveyor Brush Cleaner DYNA Engineering 3x2

What Is a Brush Cleaner?   As the name suggests, a brush cleaner is a conveyor cleaning product designed to clean conveyor belts with a sizeable brush. Brush cleaners are usually connected to a gear box and motor which allows the brush cleaner to consistently rotate. The brush cleaner may be driven in either direction …

The Purpose of Spray Bars

Spray Bar

What is a Spray Bar? A spray bar is a pipe arrangement with several evenly spaced spray nozzles fitted. The spray nozzles are used to disperse a liquid, usually water, in a desired pattern. Spray nozzles can be used to disperse the liquid over an area, increase the liquid’s surface area or to create an …

Common Causes of Belt Mistracking

Conveyor Training Roller

Sometimes conveyor training rollers need some attention. The photo above shows a traditional training roller and frame being held in place by a rope. It’s common to see trainers tied with rope or supported with other devices because they simply don’t steer the belt correctly. The belt keeps tracking off centre causing the edge of …

Twist Lock Adjuster Guide: DYNAFastFit® H2 Conveyor Scraper

DYNAFastFit Conveyor Scraper

DYNAFastFit®: Fast, Easy and Simple The DYNAFastFit conveyor scraper range has been designed for fast and easy installation, adjustments and maintenance. To demonstrate how easy our scraper design is to use we have a video demonstration and step-by-step instructions on how to replace the blades, adjust and set the DYNAFastFit® H2 conveyor scraper. Video Demonstration: …

The Benefits of Installing a Conveyor Tracking Roller

Tracking Roller

What is a Tracking Roller? Tracking rollers are fitted to belt conveyors to ensure proper tracking. Usually found on the return run of the conveyor belt, tracking rollers assist in keeping the belt aligned and centred on the conveyor system. Tracking rollers can also be fitted on the carry side of the conveyor belt.   …

Hybrid Impact Bed: An Ideal Mid-Range Impact Solution

Hybrid Impact Bed

What Is a Hybrid Impact Bed? A hybrid impact bed is a spin-off design from the traditional impact bed, which incorporates impact rollers/idlers in the centre of the structure and impact bars on the sides. When You Should Consider a Hybrid Impact Bed When considering the impact zone of your conveyor system, the two solutions …