Problem: A chip conveyor chain was seeing premature failure on the attachment links due to a poor design of their drive system. Solution: Divine recommended a solid drum drive pulley to help support the attachment wings, thus reducing side movement and increasing life on the chain assembly.
Problem: The customer was experiencing gearbox failures every 6 months. Downtime and maintenance expenses were costly. Solution: We constructed and completely refurbished the entire shaftless screw conveyor set-up. Including a new shaftless screw with a trough and mount to accept the new drive. This eliminated all maintenance downtime; NO gearbox oil changes!
Problem: Customer was using rollers with standard bearings on a paper tissue converting machine. Due to the speed, the grease was collecting, discoloring and escaping the end of the roll, leading to product contamination. Solution: We redesigned the roll with a special bearing that could handle the application while eliminating the lubrication issue.
Problem: Customer’s non-marking chain tops were prematurely failing due to tough seamer chain application. The rubber top sections would delaminate and wear away, resulting in downtime. Solution: The chain was redesigned and installed with high-ear urethane chain tops. The customer is extremely happy with the performance of the OEM chain.
Problem: To completely engineer, design and build a screw conveyor to handle flood fed wood-chips. Solution: After our field assessment, we were able to provide 2 custom engineered and manufactured 48″ screw conveyors. These will run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; reliability was of utmost importance.
Problem: OSHA is continuing its crackdown on combustible dust hazards. A Common issue in most pulp, paper, board, and plywood plants is the dust that is generated from the materials be conveyed in and through the plant. Solution: We engineered a chute to soft load the material on the conveyor which greatly reduces the velocity of air …
Problem: Abrasive saw dust and wood chips were eating away the urethane dust collection hose quickly. Solution: We worked closely with our manufacturer and local stocking distributor to come up with a smooth non-directional urethane dust collection hose that lasts on average 25% longer than their old directional urethane hose. Maintenance personnel installing the hose …