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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.

Hopper Damage and How to Prevent It!

A common concern that I occasionally hear is “I have material flow issues through my bin, hopper, or chute and I’ve tried vibrators in the past but they cracked my hopper ...
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Assuming Positive Intent Within Your Plant

Sometimes...most of the time...all of the time, it’s your people that make the biggest impact on your plant’s success. For over 75 years, we have supplied bulk material ...
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Are You Ok With Throwing Away Your Pay[dirt]?

A while back, my friend Trey called me about a problem he was having loading paydirt onto a belt conveyor feeding his wash plant. I’d worked with Trey during his time with the ...
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Vibrators are NOT One Size Fits All...Size Matters

I recently received a phone call from a maintenance supervisor at a cement plant looking for help on keeping the vibrators they're using from cracking the mounting brackets and ...
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6 "TIONS" of properly-sized and applied vibration

If I had a nickel for every time I’ve heard something like, “I’ve tried vibrators in the past but they don’t work,” I’d have enough nickels to help with the coin shortage! I ...
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Industrial Vibrator: Buy New or Repair?

Working in this industry over the years, I've seen many different factors that come into play when making the decision to repair an industrial vibrator or to buy new. The ...
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