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Non-Rollover Backstops Offer Enhanced Safety

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Backstopping clutches, also called holdbacks or backstops, are used as a safety measure to prevent reverse movement of incline conveyors, bucket elevators or pump systems. They not only help protect critical equipment from damage, but they also ensure worker safety. In backstop applications, backstops allow the drive shaft to rotate freely in one direction. As […]


Optimizing Cable Carrier Performance in Gliding Applications

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  Cable carrier systems are a critical part of your operations. When installing cable carriers for long travel distances, innovative solutions are needed to ensure proper support, alignment, and system function. When a cable carrier exceeds its unsupported length, the upper run of the cable carrier is designed to glide on top of the lower […]

Drum Sprockets Extend Wear Life for Industrial Drag Chain Conveyors

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  Drum Sprockets Extend Wear Life for Industrial Drag Chain Conveyors The right sprocket assembly allows conveyor systems to run smoothly without damaging equipment. If your sprockets are showing signs of wear – including chipped or broken teeth – it could be a sign that you need a more robust sprocket solution. Industrial drag chain […]

WORKHORSE® Chain Offers Dependable Strength and Reliability for Bucket Elevators

Leave a Comment In cement, mining, fertilizer and industrial aggregate applications, chain bucket elevators are used to transport bulk materials vertically. Demanding environments like these often challenge system reliability and require unique, innovative chain solutions. Balancing adequate strength with features that effectively defend against corrosion and abrasion can often be a challenge but is certainly feasible and […]

Keyless POWER-LOCK® Ensures More Durable Drive Shaft Connections

Leave a Comment   Keyed joints are popular solutions for connecting drive shafts to additional machine components, such as gears, pulleys, and sprockets. Although keyed joints are often seen as the industry standard, they have several limitations in high-torque applications. Understanding these limitations can help engineers identify more effective solutions for their drive shaft connections.   How […]

Shock Relay Manages Electrical Line Surges to Prevent Damage

Leave a Comment An unexpected electrical surge or an obstruction on your production line can put unnecessary strain on motors and other drive components, resulting in equipment failure and unscheduled downtime. While shocks and jams are common, and sometimes unavoidable, having the proper overload protection device can help you save on expensive maintenance and repairs. With the […]

Tsubaki KabelSchlepp PROTUM® Office Series Enables Smart Cable Management

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  Cable management is an important consideration for any space that will house technology equipment or systems—including servers, computers, monitors, and more. Control rooms and data centers for powerplants, utility companies, emergency dispatch centers, and other industries providing essential services all need effective cable management solutions to ensure efficient and uninterrupted operation.If cables are not properly […]

Tsubaki Zip Chain Actuators® (ZCA) Drive Greater Production Efficiency

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Download Tsubaki Zip Chain Actuator Brochure Common linear actuators – such as electric screw-type, hydraulic and pneumatic – are effective for facilitating pushing and pulling applications but can create unexpected challenges for plant operators. Hydraulic cylinders, for example, are often used in stacking applications. To create enough space for the cylinder to move, however, you […]

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BRUS Series Backstop Offers Superior Performance and Advanced Protection

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  For high-speed conveyor applications, a robust backstop solution is necessary to ensure safe, reliable and efficient operations. External backstops are often used in conveyor or bucket elevator applications where heavy materials are being transported upwards or for long distances at high speeds. The backstop is installed onto the gearbox to ensure the drive shaft […]

Super Stainless™ Offers Unparalleled Strength for Food and Beverage Manufacturing

2 Comments–chains Finding the ideal roller chain solution for your food or beverage operation can be a challenge. You need a chain that’s built to withstand extreme temperatures, high moisture levels, and exposure to harsh chemicals without breaking down or corroding. When it comes to selecting a roller chain solution, you typically have two options: stainless […]