Selecting the Best Shaftless Screw Conveyor for Your Application

The screw conveyor is a cost-effective, versatile, and rugged conveying solution ideal for hard-to-transport materials ranging from irregularly shaped dry solids such as scrap wood and metals to semi-liquid and sticky materials including pulp, compost, food processing refuse, hospital waste, and wastewater products. The shaftless design can be used as either a screw conveyor or […]

Important Considerations for Designing a Bulk Conveying System

Compared to package conveyors, the design requirements of bulk conveying systems can present a whole new range of complex issues. To guarantee sucessful bulk material handling, it’s important to give ample consideration to the physical, chemical, and handling characteristics of the materials involved. These may include size, abrasiveness, flowability, weight, corrosiveness, and more. If you […]

Why Vulcanized Ceramic Lagging Is The #1 Abrasive Material Handling Solution

Hot vulcanized ceramic lagging offers improved, lasting pulley protection against abuse of abrasive materials, corroding effects of moisture For conveying systems operating in harsh environments, wear is inevitable. By investing in the right protection, you can prevent that wear from damaging the system’s major components, which can rack up costs in both replacement and downtime. […]

Martin Grid Couplings’ Blue-Flex Design is Built to Withstand Extreme Torque

Your power transmission systems are only as tough as your couplings; Luckily, Martin’s Blue-Flex™ Grid Couplings were designed with strength in mind. Made from high-strength steel tempered for long life, with a blue color for added visibility, this general purpose Martin grid coupling is built to handle up to 1,650,000 in. lbs of torque in its compact […]

What Is Custom Forging?

Industrial forging is a process of manufacturing that goes back centuries—all the way to blacksmith days. Today, forging is a precise science that requires a high degree of skill and specialized machinery. It is used primarily to create stronger parts and components for machinery, vehicles, and tools. Let’s take a deeper dive into what exactly […]

Need a Custom-Made Gear from Martin Sprocket & Gear?

Common Gear Problems Sometimes your gear just isn’t working as well—or as long—as you’d hoped.  It fails too quickly or doesn’t fit well into your operation.  Maybe your steel gear can’t stand up to a wet environment.  Or you might have an old gear that’s no longer in production.  Perhaps you need something totally new […]