MARTIN ENGINEERING BLOG

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

The Woes of the Belt Splice-to-Belt Cleaner Relationship

If you have been in the bulk materials business for longer than a week, you have probably been involved in some form of conveyor belt splice repair. Other than a scheduled belt ...
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To what extent does proper maintenance - or lack thereof - impact the overall operational picture?

When conveyors don't operate efficiently... they force unplanned stoppages and outages, release large quantities of fugitive materials, and require more maintenance. Emergency ...
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What are your top tips for conveyor maintenance?

When I'm out in the field, I get asked this question a lot. My answer isn't always short and sweet because conveyor maintenance can be more complex than you think. But here is ...
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Industrial Vibrator: Buy New or Repair?

Working in this industry over the years, I've seen many different factors that come into play when making the decision to repair an industrial vibrator or to buy new. The ...
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Outage Preparation - Assess It First!

In Illinois, we are slowly starting to come out of the stay-at-home order and move into the next phase of social-distancing. My kids are officially on summer break but it ...
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