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MARTIN ENGINEERING BLOG

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

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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CEMA What?

Very often as I am conducting Foundations™  Conveyor Operations and Maintenance classes, many of the attendees say they are constantly changing out conveyor idlers that don’t ...
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Precast Concrete Vibrator Fails

I’ve seen some unique methods of attempting to vibrate concrete in precast plants. This one definitely stands out the most.
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Make Sure to Clean your Tail

Who would have ever thought that the Coronavirus Pandemic and the hoarding of toilet paper would lead to a discussion on preventing one aspect of conveyor belt damage?!  What ...
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Advancing Technology in Life & Air Cannon Use

This is the second blog post that I write from my home "office" during the COVID-19 Crisis. Advanced technology and new (at least to me) apps have helped me immensely to stay ...
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WHY Silo Cleaning?

  I get asked all of the time "why would I need silo-cleaning service?" There are several reasons and some have to do with emergency cleanout and some deal with preventative ...
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