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Could a change of scraper solve your conveyor system downtime issues?

Written by Darran Green on 27 Mar 2019

If you've ever seen the kind of chaos that a failed conveyor flight (or scraper) can cause, then you’ll understand just how much time, effort and money it takes to put this kind of problem right.

Unless you can find a solution, the costs could mount up fast!

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Pin points to conveyor safety

Written by Peter Church on 08 Mar 2012

While electronic load monitoring systems have helped to reduce conveyor malfunctions, unplanned and costly conveyor downtime is still an issue that plant engineers have to contend with on a regular basis.

“Of course load monitoring systems are a useful safety feature but they should not be seen as a panacea for conveyor breakdown issues alone,” says Peter Church, managing director of FB Chain Ltd – one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of conveyor chain and chain sprockets to the materials handling industry."

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