MARTIN ENGINEERING BLOG

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

Add some BANG to your transfer points & BLAST out blockages

Often conveyor belt transfer points can get plugged, choking off material flow and resulting in decreased productivity. Some transfer points experience this issue more than others ...
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Does Finished Cement Belong On The Ground?

Seeing the light bulb go off for two cement terminal managers in front of my own eyes was an experience I won’t soon forget. When talking about the costs and risks associated with ...
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Photo Winner: Cute Puppy or Carryback?!

Everyone loves to look at pictures of cute puppies/dogs, I know I do. I mean, come on now... look at that face. This is my Sheepadoodle, Charlee. Both my husband and I think she ...
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Airflow

The Cloudcover I once had to specify some air filters because, well...
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"How Do I Really Get This Belt Clean?"

The other day I received a call from a customer trying desperately to get a limestone belt clean. He told me, “when the conveyor was purchased it came with a wiper on it, but it ...
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Ten Common Mistakes in Conveyor Specification & Design

Conveyor belt systems are the lifeblood of a wide range of bulk material handling operations, including: mining | coal | ore processing | aggregate | cement  Modern systems are ...
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