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    Conveying Equipment Orders up $860 Million in 2015

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that 2015 shipments in North America were up 7.7%. CEMA estimates that shipments totaled $11.923 billion for 2015, a record level and an increase of $860 million from 2014 shipments of $11.063 billion. CEMA estimates that new orders totaled $11.154 billion in 2015. New orders in 2015 were […]

  • may3

    New Bucket Elevator or Conveyor Monitoring System

    4B Components Ltd has released the fourth generation Watchdog control unit for monitoring bucket elevators and conveyors. The Watchdog Super Elite (WDC4) is easy to install and simple to set-up. The system processes signals from up to 15 sensors for belt speed, belt misalignment, continuous bearing temperature, pulley misalignment, and plug conditions on bucket elevators […]

  • may1.1

    Belt Tracking: V-guide vs Crowned Pulley?

    Conveyor systems have become an important part not only the transport industry but also many other industries. With every passing day more and more people are becoming aware of their advantages and they are incorporating them in their business. Despite all the advantages that are offered by these amazing systems, they too come with certain […]

  • may2

    City strikes recycling deal that eliminates glass

    Glass no longer will be accepted in Houston’s curbside recycling program under a two-year deal with Waste Management, Mayor Sylvester Turner announced Friday. The city’s curbside recycling program was in limbo after city officials and the Houston-based waste giant hit an impasse this week over contract negotiations, prompting concerns about a potential lapse in service. […]

  • may1

    New Conveyor Belt Increases Sanitation, Pocket Capacity

    The new staggered sidewall belt for Dorner’s AquaPruf VBT conveyor features vertical belt technology, which makes it easier to clean and sanitize, provides greater pocket capacity, and also requires less maintenance than a traditional bucket elevator. Dorner spent more than a year developing the staggered sidewall belt with its belt manufacturing partner. The belt was […]

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    Conveyor belts in food industry

    Conveyor belts in food industry always carry lots of significance in manufacturing as they can affect the way speed of the transportation of material required for cooking. Food like confectionery, baking, Dough processing, meat and poultry processing, etc. requires different conveyor belts so that they can be carried from one place to another more effectively […]

  • may6

    New conveyor belt cleaner design reduces cost of ownership

    A new conveyor belt cleaner has been engineered to contain a smaller total volume of urethane, while maximizing the usable area, produced in a streamlined process that allows the manufacturer to reduce the purchase price and overall cost of ownership. By minimizing the non-consumable portion of the blade, the heavy-duty primary belt cleaner delivers the […]

  • may5

    The mistake that made them millions

    THEY had the perfect formula for overnight export success – selling a much-loved, tried and tested ginger fizzy drink to billions of Chinese whose love affair with the medicinal herb stretches back thousands of years. But it didn’t quite work out that way. Bundaberg Brewed Drinks learnt the hard way it’s a much tougher sell […]

  • may4

    The ideal permanent splice for conveyor belt repairs

    BMG’s highly efficient belt fastener system – the Super-Screw – which was originally used as a temporary alternative to conventional hot and cold splicing, has proved to be totally reliable as a permanent splice for conveyor belt repairs. “This high strength splicing system is a flexible rubber splice using self tapping screws that enable Super-Screw […]

  • may3

    Weba Chute Systems helps eliminate material degradation

    Weba Chute Systems MD Mark Baller explains that a systems approach to bulk solids handling design is essential to ensure operational characteristics are matched throughout the plant. By custom designing each transfer point, individual Weba Chute Systems can be configured to suit each particular application. “Our system uses a ‘supertube’, with a cascade scenario, where […]

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    United States enclosed belt conveyor market share, trend and forecasts to 2021 scrutinized in new research

    United States Enclosed Belt Conveyor is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Enclosed Belt Conveyor Industry. The United States Enclosed Belt Conveyor Market 2016 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Enclosed Belt Conveyor industry. The report provides a basic overview of […]

  • may1

    City’s free ride to recycling success about to end

    For city leaders, recycling typically is a no-brainer, both environmentally virtuous and a money-maker. Now, plunging commodities prices have Houston facing, for the first time, the prospect of paying nearly twice as much to get rid of the cardboard, bottles and cans its residents roll to the curb as it costs to send them to […]