Top Five Belt Conveyor Maintenance Tips Explained
Used Belt Conveyors
A belt conveyor system is essential for the transportation of material from one end to the other, in an industrial unit. These systems consist of a couple of pulleys, also referred to as drums, with an endless or rotational loop for creating a pulling effect to carry the medium on the belt. To move the belt and the material forward and backwards, one or …
3 Common Causes of Electric Motor Failure and Its Solutions
Used Motors
Electric motors are the workhorses of industrial equipment and they play a key role in their functioning. Most electric motors are distinguished as AC or DC motors depending on the type of power source they are connected to. These electric motors have an average lifespan of 30,000 to 40,000 hours. Although designed for harsh environments, these motors may fail during their lifetime. In most …
How to Choose Right Flex Auger Screw Conveyor Based on Your Application?
Screw Conveyors
Conveyors are commonly used in assemblies across manufacturing sector. Aside from this, they have various applications across diverse industries. There are many types of conveyor belts, and a flexible screw conveyor is one of them. There are various configurations of these flexible screw conveyors, and to rightly select flex auger screw conveyors can be overwhelming. This post offers pointers on how to find flex …
Safety Consideration When Operating a Grain Storage Bin
Used Storage Bins
The grain bin management looks simple, but it is complex in reality. Grain bins are the massive structures filled with grains, the potential hazards of engulfment, suffocation, etc can cause a fatal impact on the person’s health. There are several accidents recorded at the entry of grain storage, many cases resulted in serious suffocation, respiratory damage, etc and many of them were reported of …
Guidelines to Select Industrial Vacuum System for Your Facility
Vacuum Cleaning Equipment
Industrial facility management and maintenance comes with several responsibilities. One of the many responsibilities in industrial facilities is the safety of employees. Since industrial facilities are challenged with combustible dust deposition, the necessity of an industrial vacuum system is undeniable. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), combustible dust is a potential source of health hazards and may also cause an explosion. …
4 Benefits of Buying a Used Packaging Equipment
Packing Equipment
Packaging is an important function of the manufacturing process and the subsequent supply chain. Hence, it is essential to buy good-quality packaging equipment which offers complete safety to the product inside when in transit. Many organizations look for buying high-quality, brand new, equipment to fulfil their needs. Given a choice to buy used or completely new equipment, most of the people would opt for …
Things to Consider When Buying Used Air Compressors
Air Compressors
An air compressor is a device or part of a system such as a refrigeration unit, HVAC systems, and so on, wherein it facilitates constant airflow. It releases and compresses air in the system. These systems have a storage unit wherein the compressed air is stored which can be later used as energy. The air compressor keeps on filling air into the unit till …
Step-wise Guide to Prevent Rotary Airlock Valve Downtime
Used Valves
Rotary valves basically flow control equipment, which is used in several industrial applications like production engines, automotive stroke engines, pneumatic conveying systems, etc. Since these valves are responsible for fluid and airflow regulation in the massive and complex operations, it is very important to maintain them for optimum output. Rotary valves are simple devices, unless and until they are maintained properly.  Generally, the maintenance …
Common Rotary Valve Problems and Ways to Fix Them
Used Valves
Rotary airlock valves are fluid flow control devices that feature rotor blades, which are named so due to the rotary motion. These devices are of great importance in industries where liquid, gas, or steam flow regulation is required. Therefore, the common applications of these valves are found in combustion engines, production engines, chromatography, etc. Although these devices are designed with precision, due to the …
Used or Unused Electric Motors – Which One to Choose?
Used Motors
Over the last few decades, electric motors have been used in several industrial segments owing to their durability, ease of operations, and many other beneficial features. There are many online platforms and suppliers which facilitate buying and selling used or unused motors. Although most businesses may think of buying a new motor, used motors can also serve the purpose and also save on costs. …