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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.

Social Distancing & the Workplace

We are all adjusting to how COVID-19 has changed the way we work. For some us, these changes look like home officing, working in the field but keeping our distance, still ...
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Las Vegas is Exhausting!

Everything is full throttle, 24/7. The lights never go out and the fun never ends. Which can be downright exhausting, even for those of us in the various industries revolving ...
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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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