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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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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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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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New Product: Backlight Conveyors

Oct 31, 2018

A few months ago, we introduced you to a solution at Byrne Electrical that used backlight conveyors to identify properly formed parts and orient the robot to pick them properly. At the time, backlight conveyors were available as a custom solution; they're now available as a standard part of our offering, using the same industry-leading lights from Spectrum Illumination.
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Re-designed from the ground up: new aluminum stands now available for Automation Series and Industrial Series Conveyors

Aug 28, 2017

We're excited to announce that we've completely redesigned the aluminum stands for our Automation Series and Industrial Series Conveyors. They now feature:
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