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  • New Belt Speed Sensor

    February 21, 2019

    The Model BSD (belt speed detector) is a "traction action" motion control that indicates when a conveyor belt has slowed or quit moving altogether. The unit can be adjusted as an overspeed, underspeed, or zero speed control. The output of the Model BSD can be wired into a PLC or DCS, or...

  • Zero Speed Switches for Slow-Speed Applications

    February 19, 2019

    Dazic zero speed switches provide an instant alert or relay throw if the rotary motion of equipment stops or deviates from standard operating parameters. Interlocked as part of a conveyor system or other shaft-driven process components, the 8100 Series detects changes in motion from 0.5 to 25 RPM...

  • Dry Flight Conveyor for Abrasive Material Handling

    February 14, 2019

    Known as the drag chain conveyor, the United Conveyor Corp. (UCC) Dry Flight Conveyor (DFC) is used for the continuous transport of high-temperature, abrasive materials. The DFC is most favorable when transporting challenging materials or where headroom is limited. The simple, robust design...

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  • December Conveying Equipment Orders up 27% YOY

    February 12, 2019

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its December 2018 booked orders increased 2.8% when compared to December 2017 orders. When compared to November 2018, December 2018 booked orders were up 27.3%. December booked orders were up 9% for Bulk Handling Equipment and...

  • SMART Conveyors

    February 11, 2019

    SMART conveyors are designed for high efficiency and low wear for low total ownership costs. These twin-chain drag conveyors allow for wide customization from a catalog of shapes, sizes, and material options. They are available in top drag and bottom chain configurations to best suit your...

  • Conveyor Belt Optimization

    February 6, 2019

    The Liftube optimizes the sealing of any conveyor belt (smooth or cleats, rubber or PVC, vulcanized hot or cold). It is a replacement to stations equipped with three rollers on conventional conveyors. These are standard 1-m modules that are scalable and easy to install on all or part of a new or...

  • Flexco Introduces New Belt Clamps

    February 6, 2019

    Designed to secure the belt for safe repair, Flexco TUG HD belt clamps are available in 6- and 8-tn versions to meet the most stringent safety test standards. TUG HD belt clamps provide even tensioning across the entire belt width, with an extruded non-slip grip pattern on the aluminum bars that...

  • Steeple Cross Tripper

    February 4, 2019

    The conveyor pictured is designed to distribute bulk commodities into dozens of bulk storage bins with staggered inlet openings. Material is received from a bucket elevator, conveyed along the length of the central conveyor, and then elevated and discharged through a tripper and onto a cross belt...

  • Easy-to-Clean Incline Conveyors

    January 31, 2019

    Frazier & Son’s new easy-to-clean incline conveyors feature robust stainless steel, sanitary construction with a quick-release fold-out side board and belt lifter system for fast toolless washdown. The belt’s sealed edges prevent contamination. Incline conveyors provide gentle,...