‘Tension-free’ maintenance with Gates’ premium v-belts

A ‘set-and-forget’ drive solution was what a lime quarry in New South Wales was looking for when they contacted their trusted industrial suppliers, BSC, to help re-design a blower drive conveying aglime out of the quarry.

Matt Thornton, major account manager at BSC recommended the Gates Predator v-belts, which do not require any re-tensioning after the initial installation. The v-belts are also designed to allow for momentary slippage during overloads, without damaging the belt.

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Solid spherical roller bearing exceeds expectations in sand washing application

 

A spherical roller bearing solid-block housed unit has played an integral role in solving a constant bearing problem on the tail drum of the main conveyor in a Queensland sand washing operation.

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Global quarrying exhibition to be held online

 

As a prelude to its traditional three-day outdoor event, the QMJ Group will deliver a Hillhead quarrying exhibition digitally on 30 and 31 March, 2021.

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Belt cleaning: just deal with it

 

Why expend any time or effort into cleaning the conveyor belt when it’s only going to become dirty again? As Bradley Owen of Kinder Australia explains, producers that pay close attention to the belt will be able to employ a range of belt cleaning solutions that are cost-effective and enhance the belt’s efficiency.

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Strategic ‘on the ground’ efficiency via conveyors assists leading frac sand producer

 

A North American frac sand producer has achieved significant savings in its bulk handling operations by turning to mobile, stackable conveyors over traditional loading and transport systems.

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A belt for the toughest jobs

 

McLennan Earthmoving in South Grafton of New South Wales is a key supplier of quarry products, including granite aggregates and industrial sands, to major civil and infrastructure projects in the region. With a large fleet of trucks and earthmoving equipment, the family owned business also delivers a wide range of civil construction and site preparation projects to the local community.

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