MARTIN ENGINEERING BLOG

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

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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Conveyor Safety - Are you talking the talk or walking the walk?

Last week while teaching a Conveyor Safety class, I made a statement that shocked the group (and angered a few).
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How do you slice your cake...oops, I mean splice your belt?

I have been a cake decorator - on the weekends for weddings, anniversaries, and birthdays - for about 25 years, and have taught cake decorating classes. I always get asked how ...
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Do You Want the Bottom Line...on Belt Cleaners?

In my travels, I come across two types of people....those who view belt cleaners as a mystery and those who view cleaners as a necessity. In my opinion, belt cleaning systems ...
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IS YOUR BELT CLEANER BLADE SMILING BACK AT YOU?

When we think of a smile, we think of happy.  Right?  A smile is usually a good thing, but not when it comes to your conveyor belt cleaner blade.
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