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Van der Graaf Motorized Drum for Extreme Duty

For the past 30 years aggregate plants have been adapting the drum motor or motorized pulley to drive their belt conveyors. Although the drive of choice for quarry conveyors has been the external mounted motor and gear box, the drum motor has been gaining popularity due to the all enclosed design that protects all vital components such as the electric motor, gear reducer and bearings, from the environment.

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Improved Belt Cleaning Reduces Maintenance at Image Materials

A Texas supplier of sand for ready-mix concrete and masonry applications is among the first companies to register its conveyor belt cleaners via a new mobile app, taking advantage of a factory-direct replacement program that guarantees fresh polyurethane scraper blades, specified and custom-fitted on-site and installed free of charge.

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Martin Engineering Offers Expanded Conveyor Training Program

The new Foundations Plus seminar from Martin Engineering is designed to provide a methodology for assessing risk and analyzing life cycle costs, helping producers develop a deeper understanding of the true return on investment from conveyor upgrades to increase safety, efficiency and profitability.

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Martin Engineering Belt Cleaner Designed to Reduce Total Ownership Cost

A significant investment in tooling and product engineering has produced a patented conveyor belt cleaner that is projected to reduce the cost of ownership by cleaning better and lasting longer. A lower purchase price was also one of the primary goals in designing the Martin QB1 Cleaner HD, achieved by adopting state-of-the-art roll forming equipment as part of Martin Engineering’s manufacturing capabilities. The move is part of an overall plan to deliver high-performance components at industry-best prices, according to the company.

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