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What Is an Unmounted Bearing?

September 1, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Bearings are used in many mechanical devices, and the automotive driveshaft is one of them. The purpose of such bearings is to prevent friction from occurring between two mechanical parts. You’ll need to consider a few factors before purchasing bearings for your vehicle. Unmounted bearings are items you may want to consider. The following is some information on these types of mechanical bearings, how they can benefit you, and where you can get them if you need them for your vehicle.  What are unmounted bearings? Unmounted bearings do not require any type of housing before they can be applied to... View Article

AC and DC Motors: Differences and Advantages

August 29, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Electric motors convert electrical energy into mechanical energy. The two types of electric motors are: AC motors DC motors Both DC motors and AC motors have the same function: converting electrical energy to mechanical energy. Nevertheless, when choosing a motor, it is vital to know their differences as each has distinct construction, controlling, and powering requirements.  What Is the Difference in AC and DC Electric Motors?  AC Motors When alternating current flows through the stator windings, it creates a rotating magnetic field. This field induces an electrical current in the rotor producing a second rotating magnetic field. The interaction between the... View Article

The Dangers of Working with Inexperienced Conveyor Maintenance Professionals

July 15, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

When working with industrial conveyor systems, there is really no such thing as being too safe. Conveyor systems present many different types of hazards, and it is imperative that safety practices are followed precisely. Not only do you need your team on board with safety practices on a day-to-day basis, but you also need all conveyor maintenance workers on board as well. Let’s look at some of the dangers of working with inexperienced conveyor maintenance. Lack of Familiarity With the System Bringing in maintenance personnel that are not entirely familiar with the system could produce problems. Just because a maintenance... View Article

Preventing Material Spillage From Conveyors

July 1, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Using conveyor belts in industrial settings can speed up productivity and progress. However, when spillage is an issue, the conveyor systems can also contribute to large amounts of waste. Spillage happens any time material is spilled over the sides of the conveyor belt. When this happens before the material reaches the discharge point, waste occurs. This can increase costs and cut down on efficiency. Finding innovative ways to stop conveyor spillage is an important part of industrial efficiency. Let’s look at some ways conveyor spillage can be decreased. Use Skirting To Seal The Load Point Skirting can be used to reduce... View Article

Everything You Need To Know About Screw Conveyors

June 29, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Several complex systems play a vital role in various industries, like screw conveyors. This article offers some deep insight into these systems, their components, and sizes.  What Are Screw Conveyors? A screw conveyor is a mechanical device consisting of a rotating tube (screw) that moves materials from one location to another. The screw is usually enclosed in a housing (tube or trough), and either has a horizontal or inclined orientation. This system is often used in agricultural, industrial, and mining applications.  What Are the Basic Screw Conveyor Components? Screw conveyors can be manufactured in various sizes and with different features.... View Article

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