Do's and don'ts of belt conveying
Have belt conveying problems got you down? The material buildup and spillage resulting from these problems can damage your belt and idlers and create unnecessary friction that wastes conveyor power. Cleaning up the spillage can pose health risks to workers and increase your labor costs. By following the simple do's and don'ts outlined in this article, you can keep material on your belt and improve your conveying efficiency.
A belt conveyor is the heart of many bulk materials handling operations. When the conveyor operates well, material moves efficiently. But when the conveyor's operation is less than smooth, it can place a stranglehold on productivity and profits. Here's some advice on how to keep your belt conveyor running smoothly.