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Meet Our 7 Quick Ship Belt Materials

Sep 04, 2020

In order to ship conveyors in five days under our Quick Ship program, we stock seven different materials that represent approximately 95% of conveyor orders. In this post, we'll introduce you to all seven.
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How Conveyor Belts are Manufactured Quickly In-House

Aug 20, 2020

The key to meeting the five-day lead times of our Quick Shipping program is our in-house belt manufacturing team. They manufacture thousands of belts each year.
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6 Tips for Maximizing Belt Life

Jun 26, 2020

Conveyor belts are, in general, designed to last a long time. There are some actions you can take, however, to ensure you’re maximizing their life. Following these tips will help to reduce downtime from belt failures and the expense of replacement belts.
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Why our pulleys are crowned

Jun 18, 2020

Both the drive and tail pulleys of all QC Conveyors’ belt conveyors are crowned, meaning they are a slightly larger diameter in the middle than at the ends. This takes advantage of the belt’s natural tendency to track toward the longest part of the conveyor by ensuring the center of the conveyor is longest, making it the most reliable method of tracking a conveyor.
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How to Configure an AS40 Conveyor using the Conveyor Configurator

Jun 11, 2020

QC Conveyors’ online Conveyor Configurator is designed as an easy-to-use tool to help customers find exactly the right conveyor for the application, get a quote and download CAD models. While configuration is intuitive, this guide serves as an introduction for new users and introduces some tips and tricks that may not be as obvious.
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Transferring Product Between Conveyors

Jun 03, 2020

Sometimes a single conveyor is enough to get the job done, but often multiple conveyors are required. Whether it’s to move product at a different speed, around a corner, or merging products from multiple conveyors into a single line, the product must be transferred from one conveyor to another.
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Conveyors for Social Distancing

May 05, 2020

As businesses look to re-open amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s obvious that simply asking workers to wear masks will not be enough. Manufacturers will be forced to rethink their operations in many ways, including socially distancing or automating the jobs of employees who work in close proximity.
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8 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Conveyor Belt

Apr 23, 2020

When choosing a belt conveyor system, one of the most important decisions you’ll have to make is which belt it should be equipped with. Here are eight important questions to ask when choosing a belt.
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Five Considerations for Maintaining OEE When Purchasing a Low Profile Conveyor

Apr 06, 2020

While similar to other conveyor systems, the thin design of low profile conveyors requires several special considerations when deciding on a vendor.
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New Adjustable-Speed DC Gearmotor Option

Jun 18, 2019

We're excited to announce a new adjustable-speed DC gearmotor option for our Automation Series Conveyors.
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