1. Change to a welded pin and bush chain
2. Upgrade your flights
3. Take the weight out of your sprockets
Reducing the weight of your sprockets means that less energy is required to drive the system - which provides the benefit of day-in day-out cost savings.
You'll also notice less wear on the overall system as well as a reduction in maintenance costs.
Unscheduled downtime is a problem that costs the materials handling industry millions of pounds every year due to the added cost of goods and the loss of production.
Helping your conveyors to shift a little 'excess weight' could offer some tangible and measurable benefits for your company's pocket.