New options for proven Cedarapids screen modules

Cedarapids has introduced new options for the popular MHS6203 and MHS8203 screen modules, including a wash plant option and a feed box and support structure.
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Conveyed solution saves on costs and improves safety

A free-rotating belt on an inclined conveyor in a quarry site raised alarms for CBC senior sales manager Brenton Jones. The problem was caused due to a faulty gearbox and motor setup, presenting serious safety concerns. The inclined belt conveyor had an old right angle worm gearbox, which would be costly to replace due to lower demands and inefficiencies. The solution, which the CBC engineering team suggested, came in the form of a redesigned and upgraded Bonfiglioli bevel helical gearbox with a TECO E3 IP66 mining spec motor.  Read More

‘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. Read More

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. Read More

Global quarrying exhibition to be held online

The QMJ Group will deliver its annual Hillhead quarrying exhibition digitally from 9-10 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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