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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.

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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Guard Your Return Rolls

This photo was sent to me the other day by one of the guys who attended our Foundations™ Conveyor Operations Training.  He thought it would be something useful and ...
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My Love/Hate Relationship with Fugitive Material

Fugitive Material. Piles. Ant Hills. Mounds. Carryback. Many terms are used but they all mean the same thing to those working in the bulk material handling industry = a ...
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Does Wearing PPE Make You Safe?

You’re safety conscious, right? You take pride in following all the safety rules! You always wear every piece of required PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) for your site. No ...
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