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All About Mechanical Bearings

August 4, 2020 11:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

What are mechanical bearings? They are a major component in cotton gins or cotton mills as they help all the parts move in conjunction with each other. M.B. McKee Company, Inc. sells both mounted and unmounted varieties. Since they constantly operate, they are also one of the first parts to wear out, and it’s good to know the answer to the question, “How do mechanical bearings work?” so you can better predict when to replace them. Here are seven types of mechanical bearings you will likely need for your equipment in Lubbock, TX: Ball bearings: This is the most common... View Article

How Has Cotton Ginning Changed in Texas?

July 28, 2020 9:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The field of cotton ginning has evolved significantly over the course of the last several decades. Throughout all of the upgrades the industry has seen, the common thread has been the propensity for going bigger and achieving higher capacity, ensuring today’s machines are capable of meeting the needs of growers at larger scales who are expanding productions even into areas such as Texas’s High Plains, which are not considered to be traditional cotton growth regions. Here’s an overview of how cotton production and cotton ginning in North Texas have changed over the years, and what you will see out of... View Article

How to Extend Your Conveyor System’s Lifespan

June 3, 2020 4:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

All equipment has a finite lifespan, but you can ensure that your conveyor system runs as long as possible when you perform preventative maintenance. The better you stay on top of your maintenance tasks, the more you’ll save on repairs, replacement components and, of course, machine downtime. Conveyor system maintenance in Lubbock, TX should be regularly scheduled alongside all your other factory maintenance tasks. Here is an overview of what you can do to ensure that your conveyor systems operate at top capacity as much as possible: Routine cleaning and maintenance: The simplest and easiest way to keep your machines... View Article

The New Way to Modernization: Fully Automated Textile Mills

May 20, 2020 4:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We’ve come a long way from the days of having to hand-sew each garment we wear. Textile mill automation in Lubbock, TX is the wave of the future, and makes it possible for robots to do the bulk of the labor for us. Machines and robots make a good deal of our everyday products as it is, from cookie cutters to electronics, so it’s no surprise that manufacturers are interested in automating wardrobe production. With advances in technology, t-shirts can be made every 30 seconds, never having been touched by human hands. Some opponents are concerned that this could put... View Article

How to Clean Your Machinery During the COVID-19 Outbreak

May 1, 2020 11:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

During the current health crisis, coronavirus commercial prevention and safety procedures in Lubbock, TX are crucial. Following appropriate protocols could save lives. Of course, regular cleaning of machinery is always important to ensure optimal performance, but it is now more important than ever. Use the following steps to improve the safety of your facility. Keep it clean Clean frequently-touched machinery often. Thoroughly clean all components that come into contact with employees or the public. In addition to the machinery itself, be sure to clean switches, handles and other auxiliary components that are typically high-touch surfaces. Don’t forget to disinfect For... View Article

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