MARTIN ENGINEERING BLOG

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

Why Different Color Urethane Blades?

Did you know we have five different colors of urethane that are poured in-house every day? You might be wondering why we have so many colors. No, it's not because we couldn't ...
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Reducing Confined Space Exposure & Cleanup Costs

I recently had a discussion with a coworker on the aspect of confined space and how to reduce its dangers.  Most of the time, confined space issues refer to entering silos, ...
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How Do You Quantify Belt Cleaner Investment?

There are obvious signs that a belt cleaning system is a necessity, and those signs are reactive to a bigger issue. Common Signs: Material ("mole hills") present along the ...
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Whatever Blows Your Skirt(ing) Up - I Mean Out!

In my role at Martin, I travel to different sites and lead Conveyor Operations and Maintenance workshops, and I come across various circumstances/confusions in the bulk ...
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Free Edge

The edge of what? What is free edge? A free vehicle?
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Conveyor Belt Transition Zones

Placing belting on a conveyor structure without understanding the characteristics of the belt will impair the performance of the system and can lead to problems in the form of ...
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