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PLANT MATTERS®

We're in business to help professionals like you, so when we get a moment to write down some info or insight that might help you reduce maintenance costs, increase productivity, or improve the safety of your bulk materials handling equipment we post it here in our PLANT MATTERS blog. Our average post is 450 words — an information-packed 2-1/2 min read.

Today’s federal, state, and local regulations regarding acceptable noise levels in and around the industrial work environment are stringent. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to implement a hearing conservation program when noise exposure is at or above 85dB averaged over eight working hours. There are several different ways to control worker exposure to excessive noise and thereby prevent hearing loss, including using quieter machines, isolating the noise source, limiting worker exposure, or using effective personal protective equipment (PPE).

There are three (3) critical considerations when choosing the ideal RPM for a Rotary Electric Vibrator to solve your material flow issue.

There are several issues that can cause a Vibrator Mount Beam installation to fail, cause damage to the bin, or not properly transmit vibration. They range from improper welding techniques, to welds that are too large or too small, to failure to follow guidelines for properly placed welds or the lengths of welds.

Many precasters don't realize there are alternatives to fastening rebar with wire ties or welding. You actually have the option of fastening rebar with polycarbonate clip connectors, and there are good reasons to choose this option. In fact, clip connecting, rather than tying or welding, can be the better choice.

There are four (4) reasons why three-phase Vibrators are superior to single-phase units in outdoor applications.

Are you struggling with flow obstructions? Our SILO SOLUTIONS Tool Kit can help you get material flowing!

Belt conveyors are a system that utilizes a textured belt on rolling components to transport bulk solids from one place to another, but how do they work?

Are you having problems with your belt cleaner? If so, check out th is infographic to help discover the root of your problems!

Check out the benefits of using the patented KODI KLIP system to connect rebar compared to hand-tying with tie-wire with AIRMATIC Account Manager Todd Monahan!

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