Conveyors that are overfilled and continually spilling material or breaking down are typical. Inefficiencies and production issues will impact the overall effectiveness of your operation and poor design and inappropriate conveyor choices are often the reason. Specifications, belt speed, overloading issues, poor synchronization with other machinery plus reliability, maintenance and cleaning issues, all play their part.
Given the range of conveyor types and options the right decision can be challenging. A proper site assessment and understanding of material volumes and throughput is crucial. Above all avoid the temptation to fit an off the shelf option. This might provide initial savings, but it’s unlikely to deliver the durability, safety and overall performance you expect.Click here for related articles and news on Feed ConveyorsSearch for Feeding Conveyor manufacturers in our Equipment Guide
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Located in Meare, near Glastonbury in Somerset, MIDDLETON Engineering was formed in 1975 by the Proprietors, Ashley and Joan Middleton. Initially, the Company specialised in the design and production of equipment for the horticultural peat processing industry, a high proportion of which was centred in and around the Glastonbury area. A reputation ...