Pin Latch Belt Cleaner

23 MartinEngineeringThe Pin Latch Secondary Belt Cleaner, a tungsten carbide-tipped secondary cleaner that slides in and out for service without requiring any tools, features a square, tabbed mainframe with segmented blades connected by a simple pin mechanism, allowing easy access and quick blade replacement by semi-skilled personnel.

 

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Low-Profile Bulk Bag Discharger

23 FlexiconA new series of Flexicon Bulk-Out Half-Frame Bulk Bag Dischargers feature low-cost frames of variable heights and offsets to fit restricted areas previously utilized for dumping of smaller containers such as sacks, pails, drums, boxes and bins. The low profile dischargers are engineered to straddle downstream blenders, feeders, tanks or other equipment in areas with limited headroom, restricted floor space and/or obstacles that would preclude the use of conventional discharger frames.

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Air Cannons Mitigate Chute Plugging

CMA Martin 150Martin Engineering used high-performance air cannons to help the Hunter Cement Plant in New Braunfels, Texas, prevent material backup due to a clogging transfer chute. The 2.3 million-tpy plant — owned and operated by Martin Marietta — experiences heavy rains, which dose raw material on its partially covered, tower-mounted D-07 conveyor system. Wet dust and aggregate clog the chute and cause backups on the belt, leading to spillage issues that halt production and take 6-8 hours to clear. The solution employed a series of Martin Hurricane Air Cannons strategically placed along the chute to improve material flow, minimize unscheduled downtime and reduce clean-up.

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