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. The key to the successful conveying of bulk materials is giving ample and knowledgeable consideration to the physical, chemical and handling characteristics of the materials involved. These include: size, abrasiveness, flowability, weight, corrosiveness, etc. This […]

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 […]

Asphalt Company Increases Output 60%—with New Mobile Hydraulics

Bettis Asphalt & Construction was looking for a way to speed up production on their 8 large heating and milling drones that form an asphalt-paving convoy almost 700 ft. long.  These units heat and mill the existing asphalt surface, add an asphalt rejuvenation emulsion, and then replace the asphalt back on the road. This process […]

What Exactly Is Custom Forging?

What Is Forging? Forging is a manufacturing process that goes back centuries—all the way to blacksmith days.  It involves heating a metal alloy and shaping it into different configurations. Today, however, forging is a precise science that requires a high degree of skill and specialized machinery.  It is used primarily to create stronger parts and […]

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 […]

Keep Your Material Moving

Martin now offers a complete line of heavy duty conveyor pulleys and components, designed and engineered to give maximum protection against premature failure in harsh applications. They are available in stock sizes and as well as made-to-order for custom applications. Martin Heavy Duty Drum Pulleys are offered in standard duty, mine duty, quarry duty, machined […]

Martin Sprocket: Big In FHP drives

Martin Sprocket & Gear, Inc., an established power transmisison manufacturer, has a significant presence in the fractional horsepower (FHP) marketplace for sheaves. FHP drives are found in an increasingly large number of types of equipment, ranging from simple domestic machines such as farm and garden equipment, all the way to complex high tech applications. As […]