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The source of information for all things belt conveyor and bulk materials handling.

Foundations 4th Edition book

With over 75 years of in-field experience, we have seen a lot! What good is this first-hand knowledge and expertise if we don't share it with our customers and others in the material handling industry? Our goal has always been to make bulk materials handling cleaner, safer, and more productive. 

Material Carryback & Belt Cleaning

Material carryback
Eliminate carryback concerns with reliable and effective belt cleaners

Dust Management

Airborne dust
Reduce airborne dust and the hazards associated with it

Material Spillage

Material spillage
Prevent material spillage and the increased labor and danger that accompanies manual cleanup

Belt Conveyor Safety

Safety warning
Protecting those who work around conveyor belts is immeasurable

Conveyor Belt & Component Damage

Damage
Keeping your conveyor belt and all components in top-operating condition will enhance productivity and safety

Conveyor Belt Mistracking

Belt wander due to misalignment
Properly aligned conveyor belts reduce fugitive material and belt damage

Material Flow Problems

Material build-up and blockage
Keeping material flowing efficiently is a must for keeping operations running at maximum productivity

Belt Conveyor System Maintenance

Tools
Properly understanding and maintaining conveyors is important to keep your operation up and running while preventing unnecessary downtime

Basics of Belt Conveyor Systems

Belt conveyor schematic
Conveyor belts are a productive tool and quite simple if properly maintained.