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  • Belt Scale Handbook

    December 16, 2015

    "Application Guidelines for Installing a High Accuracy Conveyor Belt Scale" was initially written as an overview of Thayer’s line of high-accuracy belt scales. The Belt Scale Handbook has evolved into a general-purpose reference guide covering the installation, application, and...

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  • Vibrating Subfloor Prevents Buildup in Conveyor Discharge Chutes

    December 14, 2015

    The Martin Vibrating Dribble Chute prevents carryback released by secondary conveyor belt cleaners from sticking to the rear slope of the discharge chute. If left to build up, material can encapsulate secondary cleaners and deposit harmful carryback onto the return side of the belt, fouling idlers...

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  • Conveying Equipment Orders Increase 56%

    December 10, 2015

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its October 2015 booked orders were up 56.5% when compared to September 2015 booked orders. October booked orders were up 0.4% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 98.4% for Unit Handling Equipment when compared to September...

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  • Change Rolls without Removing Adjacent Idlers

    December 9, 2015

    New patent-pending One-Sided Slide-lers give you the ability to change idler rolls under the conveyor loading skirt area without having to remove adjacent belt idlers. This allows the One-Sided Slide-lers to fit into tight or confined spaces, ensuring proper belt rolling support and ease of change...

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  • Key Technology Launches Spanish Website

    December 8, 2015

    Key Technology announces the launch of its new mobile-friendly website in Spanish to support its many customers throughout Latin America and Spain. The responsive website, www.key-technology.com.mx, offers interactive features that enhance ease of use on any online device. It provides...

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  • Flexicon Completes New Test Lab

    December 7, 2015

    Flexicon has completed construction of an all-new test laboratory for Flexi-Disc tubular cable conveyors and integrated bulk handling equipment.        The laboratory is centered around separate 4- and 6-in. tubular cable conveyor circuits with drive systems and...

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  • Grain Operations Courses Offered

    November 17, 2015

    Registration is now open for four grain operations courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University in January. These online courses run from Jan. 4 through Feb. 5, and registration closes Dec. 15. GEAPS 520: Grain Quality Management This course...

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  • J-Tec Material Handling Inc.

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  • General Kinematics Names North American Sales Director

    November 12, 2015

    General Kinematics, manufacturer of custom engineered vibratory process equipment, announces the hire of Jim Egan to director of North American sales. With more than 20 years of manufacturing sales and marketing experience, Egan joins GK after a long career as sales manager for the Industrial...

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  • Conveyor Safety

    November 2, 2015

    Yargus is a leader in worker-protected material handling solutions, continually developing additional safety features on all product lines to meet and exceed regulations. For all Yargus conveyors, the bearings, shafts, pulleys, and rollers are protected for worker safety. Safety pull cords...

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