Case Studies

Solving Material Spillage Issues

Problem: The customer was having material spillage issues at a transfer point on their conveyor system. Solution: Installed steel-backed canoe liner that is 1.5” thick and has slotted holes for adjustment vertically. The rubber-faced (or in some cases, urethane-faced – depending on the material being conveyed), takes the wear and abuse of the material being …

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Chicken Press

Industry: Food Application Issue/Problem:  This conveyor uses two modular belts (top and bottom belt) to press down chicken breasts.  Because of the pressure applied in this application, it would cause the acetal modular belts to stretch leading to premature failure. Solution:  Safari Ultra-Tuff series 150.  The Ultra-Tuff material provides superior strength and stretch resistance, improving …

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Outside Conveyor with Moisture Issues

INDUSTRY: Sand and gravel PROBLEM: Customer needed a solution for his outside conveyor, as the rollers were wearing prematurely due to moisture issues. SOLUTION: We supplied Luff rollers with our high-end technology- high moisture-sealed end cap and bearings. They are not experiencing the failures they were with our competition!

Replacing Manpower with an Overhead System

Problem: The customer was using manpower to move dies from shelves to machines. Not only was this expensive, but many injuries were occurring. Solution: We offered an overhead system to eliminate the use of manpower. No more injuries and this frees up the factory workers to do other things!

Paper Roll Transfer Belts

Problem: The Paper Roll belts were cracking and losing flexibility due to the harsh weather. Solution: We offered a covered mesh belt that is flexible, will withstand harsh weather, and last much longer! *This was a two-step process using a few of our Mfg. partners; synergy matters!

Seizing Rollers

Problem: Competition rollers were continuously failing due to the harsh environment of the fertilizer; the rollers flat spotted and the bearings continuously seized up.  Solution: We provided our rollers with SKF bearings, polymer endcaps, and heavy-duty construction. The rollers are no longer seizing or flat spotting, and they look great!! Industry: Fertilizer

Automated Belt Cleaning System for Food Plant

Industry:  Food Processing  Problem: The belt was very labor-intensive for the sanitation department to clean daily; creating too much downtime for this conveyor. Solution: We installed new technology in a Belt Cleaning System. This system enables the conveyor to run continuously without having to shut down for cleaning (and keeps the belt clean and dry). …

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