MARTIN ENGINEERING BLOG

Welcome! Below you will find a collection of insights by leading professionals detailing their experiences in the bulk handling industry.

Free Edge

The edge of what? What is free edge? A free vehicle?
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Conveyor Belt Transition Zones

Placing belting on a conveyor structure without understanding the characteristics of the belt will impair the performance of the system and can lead to problems in the form of ...
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Hammer Rash: how to recognize it and, more importantly, prevent it!

Per WebMD, a rash indicates an abnormal change in skin color or texture. Rashes are usually skin inflammations which can have many causes.
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What About Secondary & Tertiary Belt Cleaners?

When a primary cleaner is applied correctly and you still see residual material left on the belt, you should start thinking of applying secondary and tertiary cleaning systems. 
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Duct Tape Is Amazing...

Duct tape is a fantastic tool. Duct tape can do many different things. Duct tape IS NOT a good dust seal.
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DOES YOUR NEW ROLL OF CONVEYOR BELTING LOOK LIKE A FLAT TIRE?

The belt is a very expensive part of your conveyor. You spend a lot of money on the belt and a lot of money protecting it from damage while it is in operation. You're getting ...
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