Almè (BG), Italy – As a leading manufacturer of components for bulk material handling, Rulmeca is constantly striving to improve product quality and customer service. As part of this continuous improvement process, the company has now introduced a new conveyor belt idler station with a completely revised frame. The new design offers the same strength as its predecessors at a significantly lower weight. Continue reading Rulmeca: Improved Line of Conveyor Belt Idlers with new Frame Design
Melbourne (VIC), Australia – Ava Group, a risk management services and technology company, has announced the signing of a development and commercialisation agreement with Mining3, a mining technology group. The contract will facilitate the launch of an innovative predictive asset monitoring solution from Future Fibre Technologies (FFT), an Ava Group company, set to revolutionise the monitoring of conveyors used in mining and other industries. Continue reading Ava Group and Mining3 sign Contract for Development and Deployment of new Conveyor Monitoring System
Heidenheim, Germany – BeltGenius ALEX (Alignment Expert) from Voith analyzes the alignment of carrying idlers in conveyor systems as part of its service portfolio. As soon as the system sensors detect a deviation from the set values during their temporary measurement, BeltGenius ALEX reports the problem and provides specific solution suggestions. In first installations, the system greatly reduced idler wear, energy costs, and associated CO2 emissions. Continue reading Voith: Optimized Belt Alignment reduces Energy Consumption and Idler Wear
Braeside (VIC), Australia – Kinder Australia’s Conveyor Belt Tracking Solution, K-Commander® Self Centring Idler is designed to promote correct conveyor belt alignment for single and reversing conveyor belt applications. The unique engineered action of the central ball and socket link, enclosed in the rubber covered steel tube, delivers the belt to run true.
Allentown (PA), USA – ASGCO’s tracking idlers are now improved for the high tonnage and high speed applications as seen in underground and above ground mining and bulk shipping applications. The company’s line of Tru-Trainer conveyor tracking idlers now includes an extra heavy duty (EXHD) line to accommodate high speed and tonnage associated with mining operations.