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Conveyor Safety:

Are you doing enough to protect workers?

Belt conveyors are very effective but also dangerous if not treated with caution. Unfortunately, almost every day workers are harmed while working around conveyors. Most operations over-rely on signage, ineffective training efforts, and PPE to protect against injury.

Belt Conveyor Optimization
Increase Profitability with Conveyors

Increase Profitability with Conveyors

High-level look at the impact fugitive material has on facilities using conveyors and a deep dive into issues with fugitive material.

Conveyor Belt Support

Conveyor Belt Support

Learn how proper belt support contributes to cleaner, safer, and more productive bulk material handling.

Conveyor Belt Transition Distance

Conveyor Belt Transition Distance

Often times designers shorten transition distance to reduce costs and/or fit conveyors into an existing space. 

Preserving Conveyor Belt Top Cover

Preserving Conveyor Belt Top Cover

Identify impingement & impact damage and drastically reduce or prevent it altogether while adding years to the life of your belt!

Belt Damage

Belt Damage

Most experts suggest that conveyor belts can last 15 years. If your belts aren't lasting that long, they might be damaged. Belt damage can be prevented. 

Belt Mistracking

Belt Mistracking

A mistracked belt will prematurely damage, cause spillage, and put a strain on limited resources. Here we discuss the correct strategies to keep the belt running straight.

Justifying Conveyor Improvements

Justifying Conveyor Improvements

Learn how to justify conveyor projects by demonstrating it is more costly to not do a project than to do it.

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Splicing & Fugitive Material

Conveyor belting must be joined together to make a continuous loop through splicing. There are several important factors to consider when splicing.

Carryback & Belt Cleaning
Belt Cleaner Selection

Belt Cleaner Selection

Take a deep dive into belt cleaner selection to be sure you understand how to effectively clean a belt.

Cleaning Raw Material Belts

Cleaning Raw Material Belts

We’ll share tactics that have proved successful in cleaning belts in pulp and paper mills. 

Critical Concepts in Reducing

Critical Concepts in Reducing Carryback

Learn new techniques to control carryback that can have an immediate impact on your conveyors’ performance.

Material Flow
Air Cannons Uncovered

Air Cannons: Uncovered

Air Cannons prevent buildups and obstructions by releasing controlled yet powerful bursts of air without risking damage to equipment.

Truck Vibration

Truck & Trailer Vibrators

Proper selection, installation, and use of a vibrator can maximize production, reduce downtime, and increase safety for your operation. 

Air Cannon Nozzles

Air Cannon Nozzles

Using the correct nozzle can mitigate material buildup to maximize production rates, minimize downtime, and reduce installation and maintenance requirements.

No Build-Up, No Damage

Applied Vibration

We will discuss the proper application of vibrators to efficiently stimulate the continued flow of material AND eliminate damage to bins, hoppers, and chutes.

Dust Control
Passive Dust Control

Passive Dust Control

Implementing passive dust control tactics on conveyor transfer points can meet acceptable dust levels while reducing costs.

Reducing Dust and Spillage Transfer Points

Reducing Dust & Spillage

Dust & spillage creates environmental & health concerns, premature equipment failure, safety hazards, lost material, and increased cleanup costs. 

Safety & Culture
Conveyor Safety

Conveyor Safety

Belt conveyors are very effective but also dangerous if not treated with caution. Unfortunately, almost every day workers are harmed while working around conveyors. 

Reducing Risk of Injury at Belt Conveyor Tail Pulleys

Reducing Risk of Injury

Tragically, a miner was fatally injured in early February when pulled into the belt conveyor's tail pulley. In this webinar, we discuss the risks workers face in relation to belt conveyor tail pulleys. 

Coaching Your Crew

Coaching Your Crew

Success depends on staff understanding, buying into, and supporting change. We'll share tactics on engaging workers and asking for change in their behavior.

Unite Your Team

Unite Your Team

We’ll discuss the 4 D.I.S.C. personality profiles, how they affect people's behavior, and how using style mirroring/flexing can improve your business relationships. 

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Insight From a Seasoned Miner and MSHA Instructor

Mike has many years of mining experience as well as teaching new miner training. He has helped plants and mines reduce the risk of injury by helping them create strategies to prevent accidents and educating employees on the risks of their job.

Industry
The Impact Of The NSSGA

The Impact of the NSSGA

NSSGA advances public policies that protect and expand the safe, environmentally responsible use of aggregates that build America’s infrastructure and economy. 

Martin Engineering Webinars

With over 75 years of industry experience, we have a lot of knowledge to share. 

Our goal has always been to make bulk materials handling cleaner, safer, and more productive. With our series of webinars, we hope to share our knowledge and be your source of information for all things belt conveyor and bulk materials handling. Check out our upcoming webinars here

Foundations Book, Standing, Open, Laying Flat, Cut Out

Foundations Book

For nearly 20 years, Martin Engineering’s FOUNDATIONS™ The Practical Resources for Cleaner, Safer, More Productive Dust and Material Control- Fourth Edition, Martin Engineering (2009) has taught industry personnel to operate and maintain clean and safe belt conveyors. The book includes a thorough discussion on topics and techniques for enhancing the performance of belt conveyors.

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